Mechanics

KNOCKING SOUND AT ENGINE,TRANS.

1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse • 4 cylinder FWD Automatic • 115,000 miles

99 eclipse engine rebuilt 500 miles ago, runs fine but as soon as you turn on the air cond. It starts knocking, idle it up it stops. HAVE CHECKED AC COMPRESSOR, CRANKSHAFT END PLAY, BEARINGS, TORQUE CONVERTER BOLTS
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Bigal283
July 28, 2011.




Crankshaft dampner good condition ie. No cracks or tears in rubber?


Docfixit
Jul 28, 2011.
IT LOOKED GOOD, DID NOT SEE ANY CRACKS OR TEARS IN THE RUBBER. ALSO IF YOU GIVE IT GAS QUICKLY YOU CAN HEAR IT FOR A SECOND AND WHEN YOU START IT UP YOU WILL HEAR IT FOR A SECOND. ANY OTHER THINGS THAT IT MIGHT BE OR DO YOU THINK I SHOULD TRY ANOTHER CRANKSHAFT DAMPNER? THANKS


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Bigal283
Jul 28, 2011.
Remove AC- PS belt inspect for cracks or brakes in Ply also turn trnsioner by hand feel tight and smooth
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Docfixit
Jul 29, 2011.

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