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Discussion in 'Parts: For Sale/Trade/Wanted' started by oopma, Oct 29, 2006.

  1. oopma

    oopma New Member

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    i have 1990 celica gt it makes a ticking sound when i start the car and at a round 3-4000rpm it sounds like it is coming from the head can some one tell me what it could be
     
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    does it go away after the car warms up
     
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    well it sounds like it may be a vavle thats droped down and the piston is hitting it, how loud is it
     
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    loud and if it is how much do u think it would be to fix it how does that happen any way
     
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    well also how many miles is on the motor and what year is it?..it may be a rod knoking if its real loud,theres just so many diffrent things it could be your probly gona have to take it somewere to have it checked
     
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    300,000 but the people who i got it from swap the motor and said it has about 6k on it it is like a ticking sound not so much a knocking sound how much more do you think i can drive the car befor it gives out i need it for like 2-3 more weeks and i get my acura out the inpound and than i can set the celica on fire
     
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    lol yea it should last a few weeks but dont get on it,
     
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    sounds like you got a lifter going out, do a compression test on the motor, if any of the cylinders won't hold then theres a good chance that the valve has dropped just make sure the cylinder is at TDC so the valves aren't open
     
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