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

1998 Mercury Mystique

Tiny

Anonymous

February, 11, 2013 AT 6:16 AM

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

2 Answers

Tiny

hmac300

February, 11, 2013 AT 3:49 PM

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.

Tiny

SammyJ19851

March, 18, 2013 AT 11:27 AM

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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