WHEN MY CAR IS AT AN IDLE WE HEAR A CLICKING ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1998 Mercury Mystique
  • 71,000 miles

When my car is at an idle we hear a clicking sound by the water pump and timing chain you can not hear it inside the car when you are driving I don't want to take it to the shop and pay a lot of money if I don't have to can you please give me an idea

Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 6:16 AM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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  • 42,939 posts

Spray water on your belt and seeif noise goes away if it does you'll need a new belt and tensioner. However it cold be a timing belt/chain probalem as well.

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Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 3:49 PM
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  • SammyJ19851
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I had the same problem. Turned out to be the A/C clutch. I got a new timing belt(shorter belt) bypass the A/C until I could have it fixed.

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Monday, March 18th, 2013 AT 11:27 AM

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