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tammikm
03-18-2004, 06:38 PM
anyone elses car sound like **** at an idle? especially when its first started. mine ticks bad, sometimes worse than other times...Im takin it to my mechanic to see what it is, its annoying as hell, and loud..... its like a tick, tick, etc.. maybe valves?sounds like its from the bottom of the engine though....

Gt00
03-18-2004, 06:55 PM
Originally posted by tammikm
anyone elses car sound like **** at an idle? especially when its first started. mine ticks bad, sometimes worse than other times...Im takin it to my mechanic to see what it is, its annoying as hell, and loud..... its like a tick, tick, etc.. maybe valves?sounds like its from the bottom of the engine though.... It sounds like it could be the imfamous Gm piston slap , alot of 3.4 and other engines do it . It sounds louder when cold and should go away when it warms up for a couple of mins . Do a search there's LOTS of info on this issue . :)

RedGT2004
03-18-2004, 07:02 PM
Mine got quiter when I changed the oil. You may want to try that.

Alliedrally68
03-19-2004, 12:41 PM
Mine does it too. I've learned to deal. Meh...