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Does it sound like This? If so, it's new engine'o'clock.


@user66001 Apparently you can... Steering Rack Products Driving down the street you notice a certain stiffness with the steering. Not the usual play that you expect, it almost seems that a bit of resistance is taking place. No matter, you continue down the road and forget about it as the problem has ...


Sounds like one of the following Low Power Steering fluid, add fluid Faulty Power Steering Pump, replace pump Loose or worn Power Steering belt, adjust or replace belt Steering Rack issue, replace rack assembly


Sometimes it is hard to tell the difference between a rod knock, wrist pin or piston slap in the early stages even when using a mechanics stethoscope. A main knock is a deeper sound that is more pronounced at the bottom of the block as apposed to the top when using a stethoscope. Hard knocks that happen at startup and go away quickly are a sure sign it is ...


When you start the engine and you hear the sound, does it sound better after the vehicle is warmed up? A rod knock will only sound worse (louder) as the engine heats up. It will not go away as the engine gets warmer. If it does, it is probably something like an exhaust leak which closes itself as the engine manifolds get warm. The opposite could be true as ...


You can adjust your valve lash You have nothing to worry about. Adjusting valve lash is a standard maintenance item and should be done upon any maintenance or tune up's of your vehicle. As you can see in the image, getting to the adjustment is quite simple. From there, follow your factory manual regarding reducing the amount of valve lash clearance. ...


Check the tension on the serpentine belts at the front of the engine - sounds like they're a tad loose. It may be something else, but start there.

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