CLICKING SOUND AFTER ENGINE STARTS

  • Tiny
  • habeebahm
  • 1999 Mercury Marquis

After 5-8secs of starting it makes clicking sound for 15secs(approx) from right side of engine.I tried to trace it but cud not find what was
causing tht irritating sound.
help me please!

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 9:36 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Sounds like a relay-the only thing that will sound like a relay at that side of the engine is the Front Flasher to the right rear of the engine compartment, my problem is my references don't give the exact location-Sorry- 15secs of the clicking will enable you to locate it with a helper-when you find it take a picture of it and comeback

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 10:02 PM
  • Tiny
  • habeebahm
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That sound is very loud. I park my car far from my office so that my friend dont hear it.

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 10:35 PM
  • Tiny
  • habeebahm
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One more thing
that noise wont come on every startup

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 10:37 PM
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  • rasmataz
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Try to determine the location bcuz I don't think I can help without your assistance here

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 10:39 PM
  • Tiny
  • habeebahm
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Ok will check in the morning
Its 1: 45 am in saudi arabia
Thank for ur help
will be back

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 10:41 PM
  • Tiny
  • habeebahm
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Can u give me ur email id so tht I can send u an audio clip of tht sound

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 7:24 AM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Just dump it in here this post so other experts can listen to it and try to help

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Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 9:07 AM
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  • rasmataz
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Could be a piston slap-try putting a tsp of oil in the loudest cylinder and see if it lessen the knocking noise/could also be the wrist pin

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Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 AT 9:29 PM

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