Rattling noise from 2009 diesel Clubman - UPDATED - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Faults & Fixes > Second Generation Faults & Fixes


Second Generation Faults & Fixes MINI faults and fixes Late 2006 - Present

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2009 Clubman engine noise 0952244 Second Generation Faults & Fixes 1 Nov 12th, 2008 08:32 PM
Burning smell / rattling noise zahra First Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Oct 17th, 2008 09:12 PM
Rattling noise coming from engine bay 108 General Discussion 0 Jan 17th, 2008 03:39 PM
Rattling noise around the headrest Suj999 First Generation Faults & Fixes 8 Aug 15th, 2007 02:52 PM
Rattling noise on Shifter holyjoe First Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Jul 31st, 2005 04:27 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Sep 26th, 2011, 07:39 PM
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 454
Local Time: 05:47 AM
Luxembourg Male
Rattling noise from 2009 diesel Clubman - UPDATED

Okay, a little bit of history.

I have a 2009 Clubman with about 67,000km on it. Used primarily for highway driving with about a 70km daily round trip to work with little to no stop and start driving. I just had the water pump replaced and prior to that the timing belt was changed (in relation to the water pump service).

Lately the car has been making a rattling/knocking noise that has become quite noticeable - it is possible that this has been going on for quite some time as I was focused on the water pump noise. I can best describe it as a rattling noise that sounds like something deep in the engine is knocking - not unlike the noise of a sewing machine. This occurs at idle. When I push in the clutch at idle with the car in neutral, the noise diminishes considerable, although if I listen and ignore the normal diesel noise of the engine, I can still faintly hear it. When I let the clutch out, the rattle returns and is very loud - louder than the normal diesel clatter.

The car seems to run fine and shifting and changing gears are both smooth. Car has had all the scheduled services performed by the dealership. However, lately the noise seems to be getting worse.

I've read in other threads that 1st generation Minis seem to have suffered from a similar problem, but I haven't heard about 2nd generation Minis being affected by this.

Does anyone have any ideas of what this could be? I'm sure the car did not do this when it was new.

Also, I don't know if it's related or not, but sometimes on cold startup I hear a real slapping noise like two plates of metal clacking together that disappears after engine ignition. I wondered if somehow the two noises were related.

Any ideas would be highly appreciated!


UPDATE: This car is causing me frustration. The water pump was changed in July and now it's on its way out again. In addition to this, the rattling noise associated with the clutch is still ongoing. Could there be some underlying, common problem? The car has had all the scheduled services and I don't drive it hard. I can't understand how a water pump can fail again, only after barely 3 months.

Any help would be highly appreciated, as I'm getting discouraged since the car is now out of warranty.

Last edited by MiniDeLux; Oct 7th, 2011 at 05:11 PM. Reason: UPDATE
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Sep 26th, 2011, 09:20 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: South Wales
Posts: 301
Local Time: 04:47 AM
United Kingdom Male
just a couple of things to consider is the dual mass flywheel and the crank pulley......
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Sep 27th, 2011, 04:00 AM
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 454
Local Time: 05:47 AM
Luxembourg Male
Quote: Originally Posted by stead34 (original)
just a couple of things to consider is the dual mass flywheel and the crank pulley......

Thanks for the reply.

If it were flywheel chatter, wouldn't I also be hearing this under load or when increasing the rpms? When I give it a little gas (in neutral, clutch out) the noise disappears as well.

Think I'll have to take it in a diagnose it, although the dealership is good at telling me "it's normal".
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags: , , ,



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2009 Clubman engine noise 0952244 Second Generation Faults & Fixes 1 Nov 12th, 2008 08:32 PM
Burning smell / rattling noise zahra First Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Oct 17th, 2008 09:12 PM
Rattling noise coming from engine bay 108 General Discussion 0 Jan 17th, 2008 03:39 PM
Rattling noise around the headrest Suj999 First Generation Faults & Fixes 8 Aug 15th, 2007 02:52 PM
Rattling noise on Shifter holyjoe First Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Jul 31st, 2005 04:27 AM

» Recent Threads
Automatic transmission - settle a bet!
Oct 18th, 2014 06:05 PM
Last post by whaap
Yesterday 11:49 PM
8 Replies, 462 Views
2001 Cooper wheel nut key
Yesterday 05:05 PM
Last post by Angib
Yesterday 09:00 PM
1 Replies, 140 Views
A pillar exterior trim Mini Cooper D 2011
Yesterday 06:49 PM
Last post by daniel_couch
Yesterday 06:49 PM
0 Replies, 103 Views
Mini One r56 engine rattle
Yesterday 06:41 PM
Last post by In Reverse
Yesterday 06:41 PM
0 Replies, 176 Views
New iPhone update messed up blue tooth, anyone else?!
Yesterday 02:35 PM
Last post by Mid Life Mini
Yesterday 06:29 PM
2 Replies, 148 Views
JCW intercooler intake grille.
Oct 19th, 2014 08:06 PM
Last post by Caveman
Yesterday 04:03 PM
1 Replies, 216 Views
R56 Aux input volume???????
Yesterday 04:00 PM
Last post by peteski2014
Yesterday 04:00 PM
0 Replies, 113 Views
engine fan on more frequently
Oct 16th, 2014 01:46 PM
Last post by heathwebbo
Yesterday 03:31 PM
2 Replies, 361 Views
Rear wiper motor stem problem
Oct 18th, 2014 09:57 AM
Last post by ScreamMini
Yesterday 03:26 PM
1 Replies, 234 Views
UK Big Brake fitment, what to do?
Yesterday 01:44 PM
Last post by todd tce
Yesterday 01:44 PM
0 Replies, 145 Views
Ac compressor
Yesterday 12:40 PM
by ronny
Last post by ronny
Yesterday 12:40 PM
0 Replies, 145 Views
MINI Roadster Headed to Frankfurt Auto Show?
May 19th, 2009 02:32 PM
Last post by angel10
Yesterday 09:02 AM
3 Replies, 4,099 Views
Automatic, won't shift out of park
Jun 30th, 2014 07:51 PM
Last post by Jazelmarie
Yesterday 12:00 AM
2 Replies, 993 Views
2001 Bini Central Locking key fob pairing?
Oct 19th, 2014 11:03 AM
Last post by mab01uk
Oct 19th, 2014 10:44 PM
1 Replies, 252 Views
No spray on windshield wiper
Oct 19th, 2014 08:54 PM
by mom7x
Last post by mab01uk
Oct 19th, 2014 10:38 PM
1 Replies, 192 Views
Storage Compartment Pack
May 29th, 2008 03:51 PM
Last post by sirron
Oct 19th, 2014 10:19 PM
6 Replies, 6,856 Views
Average life in miles for 2nd Gen mini clutch
Aug 12th, 2014 10:40 PM
Last post by mom7x
Oct 19th, 2014 08:40 PM
3 Replies, 897 Views
2004 mini one aftermarket stereo
Oct 19th, 2014 08:31 PM
Last post by Gee_Kimberley
Oct 19th, 2014 08:31 PM
0 Replies, 162 Views
JCW/Sparco seats and rear facing baby seat?
Oct 19th, 2014 07:16 AM
Last post by widetyres
Oct 19th, 2014 07:26 PM
2 Replies, 399 Views
Water Ingress in the boot again
Jan 20th, 2008 10:02 AM
Last post by originalracingsnake
Oct 19th, 2014 05:13 PM
2 Replies, 3,527 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
» Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:47 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2