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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-11-2013, 04:32 PM Thread Starter
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Ticking...

I recently noticed an alarmingly loud ticking (not quite tapping like a valve). Its defintely new but the strange thing is that once I open the hood I can no longer hear it.

I can even hear it resonating off of things that I drive by when I'm going slow through a parkinglot. Yet when I open the hood all sounds well, in fact great... wth???
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-15-2013, 10:19 AM
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if its ticking and not a lifter, the next likely culprit is an exhaust leak.. put it up on a lift, running, you ll find it
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-15-2013, 02:04 PM Thread Starter
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Man I hope so.. it would be perfect timing I'm about to get LTs and exhaust. Not to mention much better than the alternative.
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on my C5 , it's the fuel injectors

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It's not guaranteed, but I'd agree that it sounds like an exhaust leak from that description.


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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-16-2013, 02:44 PM Thread Starter
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TY fellas, now I can sleep at night.. For a little while anyway
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