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Old 05-25-2011, 06:31 PM
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Default Video Inside, Clacking noise need opinions

Got to listen carefully..

So i've had this noise since i seafoamed, and did an oil change, and on that very same day i've replaced the intake plenum gasket. These operations were performed 2 months ago, this noise is very subtle it is just that i don't like hearing it. Today i had replaced my oil after rolling over 3k from my previous oil change. This time i tried Mobil 1 Full synthetic 5w30 no change in sound. I am suspecting a Tensioner? reason being the sound goes away once engines revved, and it's sporadic.
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Old 05-25-2011, 06:36 PM
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Its hard to listen to it man
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Old 05-25-2011, 06:48 PM
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if you listen real hard you can hear faint "clacking" and its really sporadic
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Old 05-26-2011, 07:19 AM
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bump

I hear it at the bottom of the engine. now i am suspecting a rod bearing (SHIT!) but i know i can throw some thicker oil in there (any suggestions) or some royal purple.... btw anyone know of any oil additive to throw in maybe? i just done wanna hear it and one day when it actually spins maybe i'll deal with it. Weird thing is when the engine is completely warm i hear it once every so often. maybe the connecting rod is loosening or something?!
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Old 05-26-2011, 01:16 PM
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Default Re: Video Inside, Clacking noise need opinions

take the belt off and see if it stops. mine rattles or something close to that sound, and its probably my auto tensioner wearing out. I haven't really looked into it yet, but I know its a belt driven accessory (goes away when i take the serp belt off), and the tensioners are known to fail.
the sea foaming could just be a coincidence.
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Old 05-26-2011, 08:10 PM
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alright, thanks i will try that tomorrow. although i am convinced for now that its a bearing haha i will always suspect worse then it actually could be
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