The timing belt tensioners may make a rattling noise at a higher mileages. This is due to the adjustment being at its limit. Our technicians tell us that range of the adjuster may be lengthened by elongating the slot where the spring attaches by 2-3 mm to remedy this problem.
Average mileage: 164,573 (103,900–225,246)
Engine affected: 1.5L 4 Cylinder
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technician replaced belts because one was split in two, now it rattles
Turned up the radio