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Engine Ticking Noise When Cold

Diagnose and fix Engine Ticking Noise When Cold GM service bulletin addresses Engine Ticking Noise When Cold GM has issued a service bulletin #10-06-01-007D to address Engine Ticking Noise When Cold on the vehicles listed below. The ticking noise appears when the engine has been off for more than 2-hours. The tick noise may last from two seconds to ten minutes. Cause of ticking noise GM has determined that the noise can be caused by any of the following: • Aerated oil in the valve lifter body, resulting in the … Read More

Engine ticking noise

  Engine makes ticking noise Regardless of the make and model of your car, you may encounter an engine ticking noise situation. Owners report the engine ticking noise is usually worse when the engine is cold. Sometimes the engine ticking noise goes away as the engine warms up, but in other cases it remains. Here are some possible causes and fixes.   Engine ticking noise caused by Gasoline Direct Injection components   Newer GDI engines have a totally different style of fuel injector and these fuel injectors make an engine … Read More

Engine ticking noise

Fix engine ticking noise Cobalt, Malibu, Colorado, Envoy, Hummer, Ion, Saab GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIP3972A to address a ticking sound on the following vehicles: 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu 2005-2007 Pontiac G6 2007 Saturn Aura equipped with a 3.5 LX9 The ticking sound is heard inside the vehicle and appears to come from the right side of the dash at idle speeds or stops. The noise sounds like a lifter click or solenoid click. It is neither. GM says the noise is instead coming from the right … Read More


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