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Jul 24, 3:31am - #30420 
ticking Noise?

When my car is idling the car makes a ticking noise is that normal or should i go get it checked out?

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Jul 24, 3:37am - #30421 
what kind of ticking? does it sound like metal on metal? is it in the car or in the engine bay? confused

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Jul 24, 6:44am - #30422 
eek Sounds like a bomb to me. Run rofl

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Jul 24, 6:48am - #30423 
In an enclosed area such as a garage ... and with the way our engines are built ... you can hear the values opening and closed, this does make a slight "ticking sound" for lack of a better description.

AS long as the ticking sound goes away completely when you drive, your probably fine.

I would just check all the fluids levels and then start you car and look under the Hood to see if anything appeared loose or rubbing.

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Jul 24, 6:54am - #30424 
If your not a mechanic...I would get it checked out..better safe than sorry!


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Jul 24, 7:08am - #30425 
my car makes a ticking noise at idle to, it seems to go away right after I do an oil change but comes back within 1000 miles.


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Jul 24, 7:52am - #30426 
sometimes my celi talks to me...i usually just drive real fast and it scares the sh!t of her and shuts her up for a little bit thumbsup

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Jul 24, 1:02pm - #30427 
thank you guys youve been very helpful

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Jul 24, 8:53pm - #30428 
if you hear the ticking, get out of your car and quickly try to find the source before it stops.

I dont have a ticking problem, i have a RATTLING problem. Something on my hatch, driver side door handle, and passenger door storage bin rattles. It drives me NUTS!

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Jul 24, 8:59pm - #30429 
Yea, the driver side door handle rattles on our Celica...RRRRRRR!!! I got to fix that. do you hear the noise when you first start your car. Maybe the oil is still working its way in your engine????


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Jul 24, 9:11pm - #30430 
i hear a rattle time to time when i accelerate (fast) and let my rpms shoot up sounds like it comes from the glove comparment or something anyone know what it could be?


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Jul 24, 9:50pm - #30431 
someone said.. that the ticking you hear after you turn your engine off... is oil.. breaking down especially after driving hard.. or for a long period of time.. do you realize that in toyota celicas.. toyota didnt put an oil cooler in our car to help prevent oil breakdown. in honda civics.. they come standard with them?? go figure... angry angry puke lollol lollol lollol lollol

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Jul 25, 1:11am - #30432 
does anybody have a problem with there belt squealing too???

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Jul 25, 1:18am - #30433 
Originally Posted by LiQuiDKiT2005
someone said.. that the ticking you hear after you turn your engine off... is oil.. breaking down especially after driving hard.. or for a long period of time.. do you realize that in toyota celicas.. toyota didnt put an oil cooler in our car to help prevent oil breakdown. in honda civics.. they come standard with them?? go figure... angry angry puke lollol lollol lollol lollol


i never get that tick even after running hard or for long distances. i use mobil 1 full synthetic. I think it's the best oil out there.

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Jul 25, 7:45am - #30434 
i use mobile 1 too (just recently switched to royal purple)...and i still get ticking noises at idle...some say it's valve chatter...one day (if i ever find a competant toyo mechanic) i'll have someone go check on my vales and maybe adjust the shims or something...


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Jul 25, 8:49am - #30435 
Originally Posted by CeliCaRM2001
does anybody have a problem with there belt squealing too???

I had that problem belts where replaced under warranty by the dealer theres a recall on you serpentine belts.

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