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      11-29-2012, 12:48 PM   #1
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Name That Engine Noise!

I must of been using the wrong keywords but couldn't find a thread about my problem so i'm posting my own, so I apologize in advance if this has been covered already.

I usually do a weekly routine before turning off the car by getting out while the car is on and listen to see if there's any weird noises coming from the engine. I always start at the drivers side underneath the front tire and I heard this weird air noise or could be a pump noise? I don't know, but when I open the engine bay I hear it right under the intake manifold.

You need headphones to hear it clearly but here's a video of the noise i'm talking about, you can hear it more towards the end of the video.


I can't pinpoint what or where the problem is so any help would be appreciated.

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      11-29-2012, 01:09 PM   #2
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All I hear is valve tick.
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All I hear is valve tick.
That's actually the normal engine noise since I don't have the valve lifter tick issue, try listening more carefully you can hear it if you get pass the ticking noise.
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      11-29-2012, 03:25 PM   #4
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I hear it, it says ssssSSSSssssSSSsssuck nah jk, is this at cold start or warm up? LMK and I'll check. I have that tick noise too but isn't valve tick.
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I hear it, it says ssssSSSSssssSSSsssuck nah jk, is this at cold start or warm up? LMK and I'll check. I have that tick noise too but isn't valve tick.
Hahaha, you hear the sucking air noise right? or no? but yeah, the sucking air noise only happens when the car comes from a long drive and is at operating temps but the ticking noise (not the valve lifter tick) i've heard it in all NA cars. Even Jace and Lil Jason makes that noise.
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Yeah I hear the air noise too. I'll check back again after a long drive. I think my ticking noise is even quieter after a long drive.
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Alright, keep me updated bro and the ticking noise I always thought it was just normal engine noise? I might be wrong, I don't know.
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It's normal the valve tick actually gets louder and faster with each throttle, I've read it can be heard from inside the cabin too.
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Does it sound like when they start dancing faster in Tinikling? and yeah, I know about that but the ticking noise coming from my engine doesn't tick faster when I press on the gas.
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My 330 sounds the same now, a lot of ticking and now sounds like a diesel -___- its normal though right? the ticking?
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My 330 sounds the same now, a lot of ticking and now sounds like a diesel -___- its normal though right? the ticking?
I only hear all that ticking when I open the hood or go underneath the front tires other than that I wouldn't know cuz I never heard these cars run when they were brand new but it should be normal, lol. It's the pump noise I hear that's worrying me.
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I'd say that engine noise was normal. These engines make a lot more odd noises when cold than when hot. This applies to the valve tick issue too. See this doc:

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Agree, sounds pretty normal to me (however, always tricky with vids). At least you don't have the gearbox input shaft rattle that mine has. Touch wood though, my mine does not have particularly noisy lifters, but then she does visit the higher revs often enough and never sees short trips not properly getting up to temperature...
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Checked mine after a long drive, I have it but less faint than yours.
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Checked mine after a long drive, I have it but less faint than yours.
Which noise? the ticking one or the sucking air noise?
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Which noise? the ticking one or the sucking air noise?
chupa noise
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