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    Question 1.8 engine noise

    Driving round town with me m8, he said "your car sounded gruff" turned off music and sure enough there was tapping sound,closed the windows you could'nt hear it , engine sounded normal. seems to be under acc ,windows down and in town (maybe sound bounce off buildings?) anyone any ideas or had the same thing? cheers dan

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    check the tyres for stones / nails stuck in the tread.

    Check your oil level!

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    I had a clicking noise the other week, thought it was a dirve shaft. When I checked it , I found the Centre section exhaust heat shield was loose at one end.

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    checked the tyres all ok, oil i check every week so it aint that. When i get me ramps back off me old man i'll check exhausts and shields, hopefully its something simple! Cheers for your help people.

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