My engine makes a loud puttering noise.

Tiny
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  • 1999 TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 197,000 MILES

My engine makes a loud puttering noise especially noticeable when the engine hits 2200–3000 rpm—kind of like a valve noise. What could it be?

Monday, March 11th, 2013 AT 10:43 PM

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Tiny
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Could be a lifter, connecting rod, main bearings or piston. We are here and you are there and we cannot hear it.

Have someone with a trained ear to listen

Roy

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Monday, March 11th, 2013 AT 10:45 PM

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