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Tap Tap Tap..........

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Bloka

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There is a tapping noise when i start the car. I think it is coming from the right bank(drivers side). It use to go away after it warmed up but now seems to be there all the time when I am driving. It also loses a little power too when you put your foot down. Just seems to not be running right:ranting: .

The engine I have is a '97 V6 Ecotech.

Is this really bad? Any help on this one??

Thanks

Bloka
 

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injectors can make a tapping noise like that when they r blocked.
run some injector clener through your car and see if it helps
 

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could be a stuffed lifter. try running some engine oil flush next time you do a service. might get the gunk out and free it up.
 

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coule bea leaking exhaust. do a 'garden hose stethescope' and try and work out where you think its coming from....
 

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vlv8vic said:
coule bea leaking exhaust. do a 'garden hose stethescope' and try and work out where you think its coming from....
'garden hose stethescope' whats that?
 

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could be a loose rocker to, mine made a weird tapping noise when one came loose
 

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garden hose stethescope is using a piece of garden hose as a stethescope to hear exactly where the sound is coming from.
 

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hello i am your doctor let me get my garden hose and we will see how you are doing:D
 
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