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Old 06-04-2011, 07:14 AM
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Well I bought my first car yesterday and I'm happy that I am the proud new owner of a 2000 prelude. The only thing is the engine makes this clicking sound at idle and when driving. I was told that old motors make sounds and it does have 160k on it so is he right? And if he is right what can I do to get rid of it??
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valve adjustment might solve the problem
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ohhh and i hope its a 5 spd. lol
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ohhh and i hope its a 5 spd. lol
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ohhh and i hope its a 5 spd. lol
I think a better question would be, Is it AT or MT? Lets see some pics of that new lude. Once we know more about your lude, we'll be able to help you more.
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I think a better question would be, Is it AT or MT? Lets see some pics of that new lude. Once we know more about your lude, we'll be able to help you more.
The difference of it being auto or manual won't change that he has a valve ticking.
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i guess its just a normal sound cuz its a top cam engine??
i just adjusted the valves like 6k ago so
thanks for all the help guys i just spent the last hour washing her and she sparkels now :))))
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i just adjusted the valves like 6k ago so
thanks for all the help guys i just spent the last hour washing her and she sparkels now :))))
is it like a really loud obnoxious clicking sound? or soft that u can BARELY hear it? cuz when u mentioned clicking i was thinking clicking crazy loud like the valves on a bmw e36 for example. lol
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The difference of it being auto or manual won't change that he has a valve ticking.
I was referring to the guy I quoted. But yes, based on that description, I agree, I don't think it had anything to do with the transmission. Can you take a video of the clicking sound?
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