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    Hi guys so I recently fitted brand new GM cam phaser pullies both intake and exhaust and also fitted 2 new solenoids but I am still getting the rattle on startup which goes away in like 3 seconds. You can still here the intake pulley very faintly rattling once it's warmed up.

    Does anyone know if this is normal because am really not sure what to do now as I have replaced every component from the vvt system and I am 100 percent sure its still coming from the intake pulley because if you pull the plug to the intake solenoid when the engine is running it gets louder so its decently coming from the intake pully.

    I have also recently changed oil and filter and I am using dexous 2 0w40 engine oil.

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    I've found the rattle reduces, if you give it a few seconds - following ignition on, until you engage the starter motor - say the time it takes to put your seat belt on.

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    I looked into this when i had mine and i think it is caused by wear in a non return valve which allows oil to drain overnight.


    https://vauxhall.7zap.com/en/car/z02/e/4/30-0/

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    I have new vvt pulleys and new solenoids and belt etc and mine was doing what yours is doing diesel type tick for about 2 seconds on start when motor is cold,I switched out the oil from from Genuine GM Dexos2 5/30 to FUCHS Titan GM Dexos2 5/30 and a Halfords/crossland oil filter this time choosing a filter without a non return valve and the noise is gone,hope that helps you.

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    As above, I've fitted lots of these.
    You won't get rid of the "tick" until a new non return valve has been fitted.

    Did you remember to remove the small filters from the new phasers???

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