Creaking noises!

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Timbo
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Creaking noises!

Post by Timbo » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:02 pm

Hi All,

A strange one. I have a 1.4T with approx. 2k miles and yesterday when pulling away from cold in 1st and 2nd gear there is an audible noise that sounds like 'creaking' and you can also feel a bit of vibration on the gearstick. This disappears when the car warms up and is only when pulling away. Any suggestions? It's going for a check in just over a week but trying to explain this sort of thing at the dealer can be difficult!

Cheers.


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srihaggis
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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by srihaggis » Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:15 pm

I've had the same fault. Book car in with VX. There is a component that needs replacing in the clutch/pedal. Will be warranty work as there is a service note for this to be sorted. I've not had it come back since being fixed 3 weeks ago.
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Timbo
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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by Timbo » Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:07 pm

Thanks for that. It's going in a week Monday so I'll mention that when i take it. Cheers.


Mike900
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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by Mike900 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:29 am

Hello, i have a corsa e 1.4t just like you guys and the same thing has just happened to me this morning, did they manage to sort it out for you and what actually was the problem? Cheers :D


AnotherCorsa
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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by AnotherCorsa » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:34 pm

I've got this, it's been in to vx for fixing twice now and they keep giving me it back saying that it's fixed and tested ok lol, I pick it up and it's creaking away hapily as soon as I pull away. Hopefully someone here will say what needs replacing and i'll tell these clowns at vx what the problem is.


Mike900
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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by Mike900 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:52 am

Well mines going in friday so see what they say. What did they say it might be on yours? Mines seems to be on and off at the min but there is def somthing not right


AnotherCorsa
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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by AnotherCorsa » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:12 am

All they done was grease the clutch pedal spring :roll: - even although it's a creaking noise from underneath the car/engine bay. :|

They did change an engine mount to "fix" another problem of droning wheels :shock: and claimed the creaking noise was also fixed but nope it wasn't.

It's on/off for me too but it's mostly on and I did go for a test drive with a technician, he agreed he could feel and hear the creaking noise and there was something wrong. (So maybe ask for a test drive too)

As I said, it's been back at VX a couple of times for this and a couple of other things like a broken window regulator that makes the door rattle (they did fix that).

But this creaking noise remains. I go pick it up, get in and pull away and it's still creaking away like always :oops:

I personally think that it might be suspension related, like a busted bush somewhere or a failing top mount or - something causing this dry creaking noise. I don't think it's a gearbox/clutch issue tbh or maybe there's something wrong on the engine end of the gear linkage arm but I am not a mechanic.

If yours gets fixed post up what was wrong if you will, would help me out a lot so I can point vx in the right direction.


Mike900
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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by Mike900 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:41 am

I will do, been doing it last couple days and this morning nothing! Still going to take it in and hopfully it does it when i need it to. Do you get the vibration through the gear stick aswel?


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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by Moog70 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:46 am

Another 1.4T owner here with the same problem. I thought that it might be a loose heat shield initially, but dealer claims that they couldn't replicate the noise.mits been doing it on and off since last September.
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Mike900
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Re: Creaking noises!

Post by Mike900 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:04 pm

Wow thats a long time, take it they have no idea then? Does it come and go?


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