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Chrali

View 2004 4.5 Turbo - Odd engine noise - Serious?

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Hi all,

Never considered a Porsche before but find myself attracted to the Cayenne Turbo. I viewed one today with impeccable history that had been remapped to 560bhp that has 103k miles on it.

There was a noise coming from the passenger side bank (on a RHD car), when I would have expected them to sound the same. It was still there after the drive but much less.

It was enough for me to prevent me making an offer, so I would appreciate any assistance on the attached clip, as to whether it seems serious, especially the clank noise I heard!??

Thanks for any assistance.

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/g21yv7629pwhgjk/VID_20180310_135656.mp4?dl=0

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It sounds normal to me.  Injector noise if I had to guess.  The injectors have the orange plastic bits on the intake manifold.  

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Thanks I'm not sure myself as its noticeably different on one side of the engine to the other ( not one side of the bank to the other as in the video ), more clack. 

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I didn't go for this vehicle, but did buy a 2006 Turbo S today, felt a much better vehicle all round!

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