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Old 04-30-2011, 01:35 PM
2002DangerRanger 2002DangerRanger is offline
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Exclamation Erratic clacking in front half of engine

When you start it up, it is a tapping sound but it ain't steady. When you rev it up it increases as the engine does. My uncle says it could be a valve or push rd which i agree with but my grandpa says the whole engine needs replacing. I'm just looking for a third opinion. Any input would be appreciated.
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Old 04-30-2011, 01:51 PM
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Default Re: Erratic clacking in front half of engine

any way you could get a sound clip of it? and when it warms up does it go away?
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Old 04-30-2011, 02:03 PM
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Default Re: Erratic clacking in front half of engine

So it only does it when it's running ... hmmmmm well that eliminates someone planted a time bomb in your engine. So that's good.

Put some work into diagnosing it so you can come up with something more specific than that.

Right now it could be allot of things but I'd go with noisy injectors if I knew a tiny bit more about what's been tested to come up with those conclusions. You can spend 12 bucks and get an automotive stethoscope and isolate the clicking to a specific component or location.
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