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Old 04-04-2008, 08:35 AM   #1
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Weird noise on shut down

I have been experiencing this weird noise when turning my car off the past couple days, when turning it off it sounds kinda like something hits something else its hard to explain its sorta loud you can hear it standing next to the car when you shut it down. I think i may just be paranoid that something is gonna go wrong but has anyone else had a strange noise on shut down. i dont know if this matters but i know for sure my thermostat is bad may this have anything to do with it.


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It's probably the DSI switching to short runners, which is its rest position. When you turn on the car, the DSI motor pulls the intake to the long runner position.
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ok so this is normal then? its fairly loud like a loud clunk like something stopping, the car runs fine, i was just wondering.
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Yeah that sounds like the noise. It's normal.
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i dont have a sound like that when i shut my car off but my music is ususally still on. but are you coming to the gtg on the 18th? check my thread!
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Typically, the DSI doesn't disengage until 30 seconds or so after you shut off the car.
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Yeah, I think that that is kinda funny. Walking away from your car the cat walks buy car clunks and cat disappears.
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No i cant make it to the gtg its to far and i prolly have to work. The last time i shut the car off it did not make the noise so i dunno.
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How long after you start the car does the intake switch over, i sometimes hear a thunk noise too (about 10-20 seconds after starting my car while still idling )...couldnt figure it out. I dont ever hear it after turning off my car though....
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It should pull the DSI to long runners as soon as you turn the key to On.
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