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Old 02-10-2012, 08:55 PM
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Clicking While Driving

Whenever I step on the gas, I hear a clicking noise coming from the engine. It sounds like putting a stick into the spinning blades of a fan. The deeper I depress the gas pedal, the louder and faster the clicking.

My friend says it's prolly a loose wire that is getting hit by a fan? I'm wondering if this is even normal or not, it's been present since I bought the car a year ago. Kinda just ignored it, but now I'm getting curious.

What do yall think?
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Re: Clicking While Driving

You just better hope is not an engine Knock like a rod knock or piston slap. If it is.....bad news, engine has to be torn apart and rebuilt, or replaced.
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Re: Clicking While Driving

you sure its the engine and not the cv axle?
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Re: Clicking While Driving

could be a wire hitting the rad fan. could be valves ticking. could be axles clicking. could be rod knock. could be a playing card in your spokes.
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Re: Clicking While Driving

Check your oil level yesterday and make sure its up top lol. If that's ok then start looking for anything obvious.
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Re: Clicking While Driving

If its a wire in the radiator fan then u shoulda noticed it a long time ago, that's easy to check...majority of the time cv axles will only click, or click harder when turning....espicially when turning. And no, its not normal at all. Try to find what it is asap before u gotta replace ur motor
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Re: Clicking While Driving

SOunds like CV axle. If you`ve done anything to it recently check what you did. Mine clicks too need to repalce them :i
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SOunds like CV axle. If you`ve done anything to it recently check what you did. Mine clicks too need to repalce them :i
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Re: Clicking While Driving

check your lugnuts are tight. I left mine loose once and it was the same sound as your describing
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Re: Clicking While Driving

thanks for all the responses guys.
but how could clicking from bad cv axles directly correlate to how far down the gas pedal is pressed? theres no clicking at all if my foots not on the gas, even when i turn.
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Re: Clicking While Driving

It's not ur cv man. Sounds like a motor issue.
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Re: Clicking While Driving

can you take a video of the noise for us?
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