Exploring Engine Noises can be tricky to decipher, but most of them can be decoded right in your driveway.
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- Valve Train Noise – Where Is It coming From ? – Is It Bad ?
- Hydraulic Valve Lifter – Takes Up Clearance Within The Valve Train
- Valve Job – Why Would You Need One – What Should You Expect
- Flexplate – What Does It Do ? – What Happens When It Fails
- Vehicle Noise – What Do You Hear ? – How Bad Is It ?
- Oil Consumption Past Rings – Worn Engine Bearings Can Make It Worse
- Valve Springs – What Does A Valve Spring Do – How Can It Fail
- Valve Lifters – Hydraulic And Mechanical – The Big Difference
When exploring engine noises, don’t forget basic techniques like running it with the drive belts removed, dropping the transmission into Drive and checking for broken accessory mounts. In conclusion, it’s always wiser to spend more time diagnosing and less time fixing.
When an unfamiliar noise starts coming from somewhere under the hood, people get scared. Consequently, They may not know enough about complex engine systems to know if it’s something to worry about or not. So, Let’s discuss some of the source areas mechanics find to be the most common places for engine noises to originate from.