Search cartechhome.com

Nov 28, 2010

Engine Ticking Sound

Engine ticking sound usually indicates a not fully lubricated engine. This occurs when the engine has low oil or low oil pressure.

Troubleshooting car problems of ticking sound in engine
Check the engine oil level to determine if the engine has lacking oil. If the engine oil is low then this causes the ticking sound. Just add enough amount of oil to correct the problem.

However, if the there is enough oil on the engine but still the engine produce ticking sound then this is the case of low oil pressure on the engine. When the oil pressure is low the upper portion of the engine will not get enough engine oil to fully lubricate the engine thus ticking sound occur. It’s very easy to check if the engine has low oil pressure by looking at the oil light on the dash. If the oil light comes on while the ticking sound occurred then a poor lubrication due to low oil pressure is the cause of the problem. Low oil pressure can cause by a clogged oil pan or a bad oil pump, bring the car to auto repair shop to determine the exact cause why the engine has low oil pressure.


Possible Cause of Ticking Sound in Engine
Low engine oil, Low oil pressure.

How to Fix Engine Ticking Noise
If he engine lacks oil, just add enough amount of engine oil. If the cause is low oil pressure inside the engine the first thing to do is to check the oil pan for clogging, then next thing is to check the oil pump for any fault.Take care at once the ticking sound on engine problem because poor engine lubrication can cause the engine to breakdown more quickly than it used to, and it will cause you more if the engine breakdown.

No comments: