Common questions

Why does my4 wheel drive make a clicking noise?

Why does my4 wheel drive make a clicking noise?

When hearing a clicking or ‘clanking’ metal sound only when 4 wheel drive is engaged and under load or acceleration around corners is a sign associated with CV joints. One of the most common and most noticeable symptoms of a bad or failing CV joint is an audible clicking noise when turning.

Why does my Chevy Trailblazer make a knocking sound?

Hi there: Damage to the flywheel on a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer is highly unlikely unless you’re experiencing serious transmission, acceleration or shifting issues. In most cases, a knocking sound will be caused by internal engine components that are experiencing lack…

Why do I hear a ticking noise in my car?

In some cases, the ticking or clicking noise while driving you’re hearing can be caused by either a wheel bearing that is faulty, a rotor that is warped or CV joint that is damaged.

Why does MY BMW 745Li make a ticking noise?

It sounds like your 2005 BMW 745Li may have a problem with your electric/charging system or that the battery is faulty. If the electric/charging system is charging too low, it will cause the electronics to go “haywire” because the… How do you lock the doors with the remote?

Why does my Chevy Silverado make a constant noise?

Driving down the highway about 65 when this sound showed up and is now constant. Left front axle. Sounds like the end attached to the differential. I don’t think it’s the CV – I’m familiar with the sound of failure from those on other vehicles. The sound is clearest at :38, 1:20, 2:00 and 3:49 in the video.

Where does the lifter sound come from on a Chevy Silverado?

You can hear lifter click best around the top of the engine, and isolate the noise with a stethoscope against the valve cover. It will occur at idle and increases as you rev the engine, continuing even when the engine is warm. Valve lifter noise is detrimental and should be addressed quickly.

Is it bad to hear piston slap in Chevy Silverado?

In TSB 01-06-01-022 (Aug 22, 2001) and TSB 01-06-01-028A (Mar 18, 2003) GM has stated that piston slap is not detrimental and will not affect the service life of the engine. Indeed, many owners report reaching 300,000 miles despite hearing piston slap. Valve lifter noise is a light, rapid metallic clicking.

What kind of engine makes a ticking noise?

I had the same ticking in my 2010 Terrain. I have it in my ’14 Sierra. Common to direct inject engines. Mine has the ticking too. Very noticeable from outside the truck. Almost sounds like the lifter clatter from a solid lifter cam. I have it too, was planning on asking on my first service.

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