Knock Question. - TCCoA Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-28-2006, 01:54 AM Thread Starter
3rd Gear Poster
 
OTOWNBIRD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Orlando
Age: 41
Posts: 147
Knock Question.

Ok so I am driving and I hear a clicking noise that increases with the RPMs in the car. The car is running strong and there are no misses. about 40 miles later all hell breaks loose. The knock is LOUD. Its hard to tell where it is coming from, Kinda sounds like the rear of the motor. The motor still has full power and idles normal.

Heres the question, My dad seems to think that its possible that a Flywheel bolt has backed out. How possible is this?

I am actually waiting for the car to be towed back to my house.

Any help or advice would be appreciated.
OTOWNBIRD is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-29-2006, 02:48 AM
Seasoned PostWhore
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: St. Louis
Age: 42
Posts: 2,661
Not very possible I would think, but stranger things have happened. Does the trans. still shift ok? maybe it's the TC. Hope its not a rod knock...

Jay

These are highly engineered precision vehicles, the first step in diagnosing the problem is to strike the suspected offending part sharply and repeatedly with a blunt object, then re-test.
FordMan77 is offline  
Old 10-29-2006, 08:00 AM
Seasoned PostWhore
 
Darrin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Camby, IN 46113
Age: 54
Posts: 2,976
Get out a solid dowel or rod and hold your thumb over the end and put it to your ear while moving the other end around and touching different places on the block and try to isolate it.
My bet is its on the drivers side in one of the back 2 cylinders.

Darrin

01 F150 5.4L 4x4 and a 98 Mustang GT vert sitting engineless and without transmission or converter


All my vehicles tuned by BC Automotive (me)

Darrin is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-31-2006, 06:47 PM Thread Starter
3rd Gear Poster
 
OTOWNBIRD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Orlando
Age: 41
Posts: 147
Thanks for the advice, Just to let everyone know Im the proud owner of a ROD KNOCKER!

So on to the engine swap. Looking for Advice. Mustang swap or Explorer?
Which one is easier?
OTOWNBIRD is offline  
 

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the TCCoA Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Thread Tools



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome