Citroen Jumper engine rattling when cold

Being the victim of regular noises on your car is likely to be unpleasant, a car is so complex that it is generally complicated to determine its origin and even more problematic to find the part that causes it. In case you too have previously came accross a cold engine noise on your Citroen Jumper, we can certainly support you. Indeed, our team decided to write this document to be able to inspect the main causes of an engine that rattles when cold on your Citroen Jumper. First we will check out engines that is rattling only at start up, then because of improper oil and finally because of glow plugs.

The engine of my Citroen Jumper is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Citroen Jumper produces a cold rattles, specifically when starting and which disappear rather quickly afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is to blame. Indeed, the oil strainer (the part that sucks up the oil and makes it rise to the top of the engine) can be malfunctioned and therefore take some time to make the oil rise when it is still very viscous. If this is your case, after a few tens of seconds the engine that slams your Citroen Jumper should return to normal operation because the lubrication of the engine will be done naturally, remember to check the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Citroen Jumper that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another option which can justify an engine which cold rattling on your Citroen Jumper is that during an oil change the selection of oil was not ideal, indeed, engine oils differ on their viscosity, which we will compare with the “W” value, the higher this value is the thicker the oil will be and vice versa. If a too fluid oil has been picked, it is possible that when cold, the lubrication it allows is not adequate to limit engine slamming, compare the oil used and the oil advised by the manufacturer, if your engine clicking is strong or if it persists on your Citroen Jumper, do not think twice to replace it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Citroen Jumper cause of the glow plugs

If you have a diesel engine, your engine is rattling when cold, and it has problems starting when it is cold, it may be your Citroen Jumper glow plugs that are defectives. Indeed, a dead spark plug will induce the associated cylinder not to heat up and will trigger a stronger rattles on an engine Citroen Jumper, so consider trying out the state of your spark plugs independently using a multimeter, it may be that only one is involved like all of them. Here, we have described to you, the main reasons of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not think twice to browse our page specialized to your car to find further info on all the breakdowns linked to your car.

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