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But if it's my starter shouldn't I hear a noise Not if the starter solenoid is stuck. This is the piece of metal that connects the circuit and allows the starter motor to receive power. It's usually pulled into place magnetically, thereby connecting two terminals and powering the motor. When solenoids age, they tend to stick, or, in some cases, physically ...


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Since the tire change seems to be the onset of the problem, my first suspicion would be that one or more of the wheels aren't properly balanced. It's possible your mechanic's balancing machine isn't working correctly, or that one of the small weights placed on the wheel has fallen off. You may consider going to another shop and having them verify the ...


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Another thing it could be is a failing exhaust gasket between the header and the head. These types of leaks will exhibit the knocking sound, but often quiet when things warm up and expand. Sometimes they'll only make noise until things are warmed up. While not fool proof method, one way to detect this type of leak is to look for black soot emanating from ...


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any way to record and upload the sound it is making? Usually a knock does not happen when the engine is cold and at low / idle RPM. Have you kept up with changing your oil and did it run low last year? Did you see metal particulate clinging to the drain plug or dipstick? Is your oil pressure low or is it missing an oil gauge? If the noise lessens when it ...


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