If its diesel it could be an injector on its way out
> tom wrote:
> >> bottom end knock Hayes says....Knocking or thumping noise
> ..Worn big
> >> end bearings.(regular heavy knocking, perhaps less under
> >> main bearings (rumbling and knocking, perhaps worsening
> under load)
> >> Piston slap,(most noticeable when cold)Ancillary component
> >> fault(coolant pump.alternator.etc...hope this helps in some
> >> addlestone surrey
> > thanks for the tip - car has only done 67k so i would not
> > something major like a bottom end going so i hope is not
> that!! Would
> > the water pump possibly make a noise like that? It has pas
> and air con
> > too so i guess it could be any of those....
> has the car been hamered?lots of motor way driving also the
> last person
> might of let the oil go down low, which dos not help.
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