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engine noise/knock

Postby leesbo55 » November 20th, 2015, 12:07 am

2003 with 37000 miles. for a while been hearing what sounds like a screw rattling in a coffee can. I thought it was the keys hitting the tank. started the other day at about 60 - 65 louder and faster, then this banging that sounded like someone beating on steel bars with a hammer. slowed down it stopped. went back up to 65 it came back. slowed to 55 and drove home. never lost power, runs great. what is this? will a timing chain make a bang like a hammer hitting jail bars? only 1000 since last oil change.

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Re: engine noise/knock

Postby Mrpic » June 22nd, 2016, 8:07 pm

sounds like the cam chains, but without hearing it in person its hard to tell. certainly hope you found you answer by now. good luck.

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