KNOCKING SOUND FROM THE ENGINE

  • Tiny
  • Rich210
  • 1991 PONTIAC GRAND AM

My 1991 Pontiac grand am has a knocking sound from the motor people say it could be the piston and someone said it could be the flywheel whats your answer?

its starts but it has a bad knocking sound cant really figure it out.

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Thursday, April 12th, 2012 AT 9:46 PM

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  • Djcl
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Pull spark plug wires when its nocking and see if one cylinder has more of an affect on the noise than others

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Thursday, April 12th, 2012 AT 9:57 PM
  • Tiny
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I dont think it has spark plug wires I no it has the 4 spark plugs on the top under the cap.

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Thursday, April 12th, 2012 AT 10:25 PM
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You can run the engine with spark plug wires jumped from the cover with the coils to the plugs. Disable one @ a time

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Thursday, April 12th, 2012 AT 10:36 PM

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