Engine Noise
Exploring Engine Noises

Engine noise under load-FAQ

Engine Noise Under Load- What can it be ! Don’t turn your back on car engine noise, and hope that it’ll just go away on its own. Chances are it won’t–and you’ll wind up with […]

engine knocking
Exploring Engine Noises

Engine Knocking Pinging Rattling

If your engine makes an annoying knocking, pinging or rattling sound when you accelerate or work your engine hard with a load – like driving uphill, passing a slowpoke or towing a trailer – then […]

Valve Train Noise
Exploring Engine Noises

Valve Train Noise-What is it ?

Valve Train Noise-What is it ? Understanding the Noise. Valve Train noise can also be caused by sticky valves, weak springs or excessive revving of the engine. Valve Train noise is similar to a clicking sound […]

Valve Lifters
Exploring Engine Noises

Hydraulic-Mechanical Valve Lifters-FAQ

Hydraulic-Mechanical Valve Lifters-FAQ. Valve lifters follow the contour of the camshaft lobe and transfers that motion to open and close the valves. Tappets or cam followers are just others names for the same thing. Let’s start […]