Why do I hear a ticking sound while in idle?
The tick in your engine could be normal based on the design of your engine or could just be from normal wear from your engine running. As high-pressure exhaust escapes from a crack in the manifold or a leak in the gasket it will sound like ticking or clicking especially at idle or low engine RPMs.
What is a loud tapping sound in engine?
A clicking or tapping noise that gets louder when you rev the engine is probably “tappet” or upper valvetrain noise caused by one of several things: low oil pressure, excessive valve lash, or worn or damaged parts. First, check the engine dipstick to see if the oil level is low.
Can a bad coil pack cause a ticking noise?
A failing coil will generally not make a ticking sound, however a failing or intermittent coil may cause the motor to run sluggish a bit if the misfire continues to happen. When this happens, the ticking sound you may be hearing could be valve train parts touching metal on metal as a result of lack of oil lubrication.
What was the problem with the 2012 Acura TL?
Very disappointed – this was a horrible engine design, no wonder they stop producing it. The contact owns a 2012 Acura TL. While operating the vehicle, a knocking noise was heard coming from the engine compartment. Also, the vehicle experienced excessive oil consumption. The cause of the failures was not determined.
Why is my Acura TL making a knocking noise?
While operating the vehicle, a knocking noise was heard coming from the engine compartment. Also, the vehicle experienced excessive oil consumption. The cause of the failures was not determined. Acura first (16 highland ave, rt 6 seekonk, MA) was notified of the failures.
Is there a warranty on an Acura TL?
Acura’s policy to not review major field issues with their vehicles outside of warranty is a dangerous position especially when it is a major safety issue with a blown engine. Acura’s corporate strategy to suppress an investigation until a major incident happens creates a potential risky product liability with all their customers.
Why does my car make a tapping sound when I Change Oil?
Simply changing your oil can also get rid of the tapping sound, as over time an engine that is neglected of maintenance will begin to clog up its oil filters meaning that a build-up of grime can again lead to a lack of component lubrication.