THE ENGINE STARTED MAKING A CLACKING SOUND FROM ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1995 ACURA LEGEND
  • 17,000 MILES

The engine started making a clacking sound from the valve cover area. It started after leaving the highway at 70 mph and started after slowing to 50 mph. The car will stall after a it's revved and throttle is let off. It sounds like a collapsed lifter. I ran engine flush and put in new oil and filter. I plan to pull off the valve covers and check the rocker arms for looseness.
Any ideas what would cause this, car ran great before this?

Sunday, October 28th, 2012 AT 3:56 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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  • 41,981 POSTS

We can't locate the source of the noise online so you need to confirm the source before we are of much help.

Is the engine heavily sludged? A collapsed rocke has to be replaced if servicing does not help.

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Sunday, October 28th, 2012 AT 4:05 PM

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