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Old 12-31-2012, 11:43 AM   #1
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2.3L Engine Ticking???

I am thinking that something in my engine needs to be bled but I am not sure. Any suggestions?


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Old 12-31-2012, 02:49 PM   #2
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Engine ticking? How long have you had the car? When did it start? Have you checked or changed the oil/filter? Where does it sound like it ticking from? top, or underneath, side or what? cold, hot? I'd check the oil 1st.
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I will get back to you on where its coming from. I don't think its the oil because I change it every 5k miles using Mobil 1 Full synthetic 5w-20 with a Bosch Oil filter.
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these engines tick. its normal , that is unless its not just a ticking...
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Engine ticking? How long have you had the car? When did it start? Have you checked or changed the oil/filter? Where does it sound like it ticking from? top, or underneath, side or what? cold, hot? I'd check the oil 1st.
Where is it ticking? How long & how many miles on the car?
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The fuel injectors make an absolute racket. Its not the valvetrain.
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It might be the tumble flaps which are in the intake manifold. Use the stethoscope trick to make sure it's not in the valve cover. Mine was dead quiet. Then I put it on the intake and got my sound. Sometime, when I have time, I'll pull the intake manifold and do a write-up about it with video. I've been driving it with the noise for probably about 50k miles.
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