Car makes rattle noise when idle

Four Common Car Noises, Their Causes, and How to Fix Them

Related Questions. The clicking noise on turns is most likely a CV joint or U-joint, the ticking at idle is internal engine noise possible cam or lifter noise and will have to diagnosed by a mechanic. You do not hear it unless you are driving. My 2006 Sebring has a loud clunking noise in the front end in the right side.

Q: My car is making a loud rattle sound when idling and in neutral

Keegan August 2, 2017 A quiet car makes for a happy driver, but once a rattle or some other odd noise emerges, your peace of mind may evaporate. The belt tensioner is typically spring-loaded with some sort of hydraulic or elastomer damper.

car makes rattle noise when idle

Hi Samantha, I don't have a good answer for you. Have the engine timing checked, that would be the most common reason for this to happen.

Maybe this video will help identify the noise. Does Belt Dressing Work? My car has 180000 miles. There are several causes for the engine to rattle while idling. Related articles. It also made the noise when I was backing into my carport when turning the steering wheel.

11 Sources of Engine Rattling and How to Fix Them

Please enter your email. The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug.

Drive belts, timing belts, and timing chains need to have a certain degree of tension to work properly.

car makes rattle noise when idle

Hi Sherry, Where was the smoke coming from, under the hood? The car has 100,000 miles on it. Please tell me what it could be.

car makes rattle noise when idle

While driving it down the road I turned off the air, and everything went quiet, and stopped making noise. The camshaft drives the intake and exhaust valves.

This causes engine clatter when accelerating and the engine clicks as it hits the guides.

Why Is My Engine Rattling? Common Engine Noise Diagnosis

At first, I thought something was rattling around in the trunk, so I emptied it. Turning the s-wheel to right while driving or bumping the s-wheel to right, bing bing bing, like broken spokes hitting metal, is my best guess to describe the sound. The first thing you should have checked is the exhaust heat shields, it's a good possibility that they are loose and either need to be reattached or removed.

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