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Re: strange noise
Posted by richard on 22/6/2011, 10:03 am, in reply to "Re: strange noise"
have tried what you suggested with screwdriver and took that side cover off and appears starter clutch is fine. noise appears louder on casing behind that one, where the oil pump is, couldn't see anything obvious. could it be the oil pump on its last legs?
: hello mate ,could be your starter clutch
: failing to dissengage ,get a big long screw
: driver and put the metal end where you think
: the noise is coming from and put your ear on
: the other end ,it works like a stethascope
: ,move it around the area a bit and you will
: be able to narrow it down
: --Previous Message--
: on start up from cold there is a noise
: from left side of engine which i can only
: describe as a ratchet type sound, seems to
: be coming from casing behind gear shift,
: noise does get less as engine warms up but
: doesent disappear completly...any ideas
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