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      12-06-2012, 10:43 AM   #1
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Wastegate rattle

Started the car up at lunch time after it had sat cold for 6 hours and noticed a metalic clattering sound. Oil was obviously cold so thought it could be tappets?

Does the wastegate rattle appear much at idle?
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Could also be the exhaust flapper - on a cold start the extra exhaust gas can sometimes set it wagging.
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Could also be the exhaust flapper - on a cold start the extra exhaust gas can sometimes set it wagging.
Makes sense, it is quite a loud noise. Mine has been unplugged from the vacuum so the more i think about it, the more likely you are correct.
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