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Does your engine sounds kinda loud? #79168 Jan 8, 11:31pm Jan 8, 11:31pm
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Does your engine sounds kinda loud?
My engine sounds kinda loud even when its idel it has that tic tic tic tic sound is that normal?


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Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79169 Jan 8, 11:44pm Jan 8, 11:44pm
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i dont know of any tik, tik, tik sound


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Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79170 Jan 9, 12:19am Jan 9, 12:19am
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Probably due to loud valves or faulty belt tensioner. From my research, get used to it.

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79171 Jan 9, 12:31am Jan 9, 12:31am
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never heard a tik, i do hear a squeaking/squealing noise but only in the mornings.


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Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79172 Jan 9, 2:01am Jan 9, 2:01am
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the chatter at idle is common for engines with variable valve timing. do you have GT? if you do, it's also because timing chains (rather than standard timing belts) tend to be loud at idle.


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Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: Xer0GT] #79173 Jan 9, 5:11am Jan 9, 5:11am
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celi's have a loud idle

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79174 Jan 9, 12:01pm Jan 9, 12:01pm
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ok so its nothing wrong with the car, i mean the car rides good or so i think smile its just that sounds is kinda loud so i was wondering if something's wrong. Thx for the info guys.


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i had that kind of sound after i added my AEM pulley's... do you have one of those ?

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: dea7hr0w] #79176 Jan 9, 4:30pm Jan 9, 4:30pm
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you might want to swithc to a higher octane if your engine is pinging thumbsup

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: Xer0GT] #79177 Jan 9, 4:38pm Jan 9, 4:38pm
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Originally Posted by Xer0GT
never heard a tik, i do hear a squeaking/squealing noise but only in the mornings.


That's your belt tensioner Man, it you still have bumper to bumper it's covered.

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79178 Jan 9, 4:40pm Jan 9, 4:40pm
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Originally Posted by lilchief
My engine sounds kinda loud even when its idel it has that tic tic tic tic sound is that normal?


My car goes Vroom Vroom

My car doesn't go tic tic tic tic


Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79179 Jan 9, 6:31pm Jan 9, 6:31pm
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I know what your taking about. Mine has that same sound. Seems to be normal for 1.8 litre engines. I know its kinda loud, but there's nothing wrong with it!!!

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: gesl85] #79180 Jan 9, 7:33pm Jan 9, 7:33pm
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my car is very loud it goes like gar gar tick dang and then boom btw i have a geo tongue

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: LinkTallica] #79181 Jan 9, 9:34pm Jan 9, 9:34pm
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My car always had a loud idle maybe from what U are experiencing. I never thought anything was wrong, but I heard from this site it might be due to the fuel injectors that tick tick sound. Nothing bad by the way. Any vibrations or squealing?

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79182 Jan 9, 9:36pm Jan 9, 9:36pm
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Originally Posted by lilchief
ok so its nothing wrong with the car, i mean the car rides good or so i think smile its just that sounds is kinda loud so i was wondering if something's wrong. Thx for the info guys.


do you find its loud until you put in the clutch? I have a gt and a tic tic until i put in the clutch.


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Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79183 Jan 9, 10:23pm Jan 9, 10:23pm
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Originally Posted by lilchief
My engine sounds kinda loud even when its idel it has that tic tic tic tic sound is that normal?
the tic tic tic could just be the metal expanding, how cold is it where you live, is it like the ticing that happens when you turn the car off? or is it definately a mechanical problem tic, cause tics are from belt or fan, or even Intake manifold problems

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: LifeofDanger] #79184 Jan 9, 11:20pm Jan 9, 11:20pm
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A tic tic sound is probably nothing. My friend who once was a mechanic thought it may be a valve tap. And that wasn't it
Anyway check this>>> engine noise Sorry I can't find more right now.

Re: Does your engine sounds kinda loud? [Re: lilchief] #79185 Jan 9, 11:37pm Jan 9, 11:37pm
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The car is stock, and its been pretty chilli around here latley around 30s - 40s so that is probably also a factor. The car does not vibrate or anything like it, it seems like after 10 or 15 mins the sounds does clam down.


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