Is it normal for a 2005 Vauxhall Corsa's engine to be noisy?

My daughter bought a Corsa 1.2 on an 05 plate with 24,000 miles. l have noticed that the engine is quite noisy when we are driving - is this normal?

Asked on 11 August 2010 by ydoyle123

Answered by Honest John
No. The camshaft carriers will be loose because the bolts holding them in place have stretched. These stretch bolts urgently need to be replaced (they cannot be tightened).
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