Do you listen an engine noise on your Audi A4 when you drive? We know that this is very stressing and that you are questioning. Hearing such a noise is not always a good signal, but it may also be nothing major. To help you fix this trouble, our team has made a decision to create this content page to help you in this investigation. In order to carry out this research as accurately as possible, we will first focus on clicking noises, then on whistling noises and, finally, on engine noises on Audi A4 metal type.engine-noise-audi-a4

I listen a clicking engine noise Audi A4

In case you experience a clicking engine noise on your Audi A4, and that this noise is close to a click, you will have to discern the source place of it to be able to know the reason of it. You will need a mechanical stethoscope or a large screwdriver to locate the original area of these noises.

I listen a clicking noise coming from my high engine

If you listen an engine noise on Audi A4, and this noise is located at the top of the engine, it means that it is located at your cylinder head and accompanying components. Two components can be the triggers of these engine noises on Audi A4. Either the hydraulic pushers, generally it is because of their faulty “hydraulic catch-up” system that we will listen these clicking noises, often when cold and vanishes when hot. Otherwise, it is your the play of your rocker arms or their state of wear that is the issue. In such a case, reflect on swapping them.

I listen a noise coming from the bottom engine of my Audi A4

If you have distinguished the location of source of engine noise on Audi A4 that comes from your low engine, it may be that your rods or piston shafts are the triggers. In both scenarios, the long-term risk is engine failure. These two fixes are very complicated and most technicians will advise you to swap the motor of your Audi A4.

I listen an engine clicking noise on Audi A4 coming from combustion

Finally, if you think that this clicking noise is linked to the combustion of your engine, there are three plausible triggers of it. Verify the state of your glow plugs which if worn can hinder the proper combustion of the fuel mixture. Then, your timing belt may be shifted and may poorly control the timing of the various engine parts to promote good combustion. And finally, the most classic reason, comes from your injection, which is either blocked or one or more injectors is injured. In this case, do not hesitate to refer to this content page which deals in detail with the distinct injector noises on Audi A4.

Hissing noise / engine friction Audi A4

Engine noise Audi A4 close to a bearing

If it is close to a squeaking noise you may have one of the bearings of your engine accessory parts that are reached. So examine the state and try to locate the exact source of this noise by positioning someone at the engine at idle, and if this noise is more likely to happen in high rpm, accelerate and position someone at the engine block to determine the region of origin of the noise. The three components whose bearings are often at the origin of these noises are the water pump, the injection pump and the oil pump.

Engine noise Audi A4 when releasing or depressing the clutch

In the event that you identify engine noise on Audi A4, but this noise appears mainly when you release or depress your clutch pedal, in such a case it is very likely that your release bearing is worn. Indeed, a worn release bearing will make a noise close to a bell noise. To have more details about this noise and if you have managed to confirm that the release bearing is indeed the reason of your trouble, direction here, to find a complete file on release bearing sounds on Audi A4.

Engine noise Audi A4 close to a friction

In case that you listen a motor noise on your Audi A4, and, that this noise is close to a friction, it is likely that one of your belts or one of the parts that triggers it is the origin of your problems.Often, we will start to listen a motor noise on Audi A4, close to a friction when one of the belts is worn out or when one of the related parts like your alternator, or your tensioner roller is the trouble. So think about to examine their state and go to your motor mechanic to change the components in question. If you have been able to target the noise as coming from the belts and you want more details about it, take a look at this content page on belt noise on Audi A4 for a complete guide.

Metal motor noise Audi A4

In case that you listen an engine noise on Audi A4 and this noise is similar to metal noise, it is plausible that this noise comes from your gearbox or clutch. Indeed, a metallic noise in the engine block is often associated with damaged sprockets. Try to examine that this noise comes from the transmission, if this is the case, fairly quickly go to your auto technician or you would get a break down. Finally, the second possibility is that your silent engine blocks or rubber mounts may be dead. This triggers a metallic noise each time your engine moves, either because of a change of pace (acceleration or braking) or, when you drive on roads in poor state. Verify the state of your silentblocks and change them if necessary. If you want to have more details about rubber mounts noises on Audi A4, read this content page which gives you more details about the distinct types of noise and their origins.