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  1. Engine Funy racheting noise under power

    Bugs, faults and irritations (8G)
    Hi all, Over the last week or so i've developed a 'racheting noise' when under power. there is no noise when idling, then it starts around 2k rev as a slow knocking (maybe 3 knocks a second) and then speeds up through to around 3k revs. as soon as I lift it stops, before starting again in the...
  2. Faults Honda Civic 09 1.8 i-Vtec ES weird whining noise from under bonnet.

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    HI guys. Civic info has always been a great help to me when ive been in need of a few answers and now i have another problem with my Honda Civic 09/58 1.8 i-Vtec ES . there is a weird whining noise from under the bonnet towards the left of the engine. it usually sounds when i start on cold and...
  3. Indications "Check System" Warning lights on dash

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi all, Started my 2.2 Civic up tonight when heading home from my girlfriends and got a nasty looking warning light on my dash! Bit of background for you. I bought the car just over a month ago, done 1,100 miles in it since (about 20 miles a day commuting, along with a 200 or so mile motorway...
  4. Other timing chain rattle when cold

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    i have an 08 civic ex. at a cold start i hear what sounds like the timing chain rattling until vehicle gets about half way to operating temp. i have read in alldata that the timing chain could be adjusted, but found no work instructions. is this true? (doesnt seem right, but im a...
  5. Other Noisy when cold

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Guys, wanted to check - how long does it take for your car's engine noise to go to normal / quiet after starting from cold for the first time in the day? The noise my engine makes when starting for the first time on the day is considerably louder than when the engine is warm (say about 3-5mins...