I have a loud knocking/rattling noise coming.

Tiny
HARVEYCATTERMOLE
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  • 2002 FORD FOCUS
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I have a loud knocking/rattling noise coming from the engine. Its coming from under a plastic cover on the left of the engine, any ideas please?
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Saturday, February 16th, 2013 AT 3:57 PM

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Tiny
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Probably something coming apart in the timing belt area like a tensioner, idler or water pump. Don't drive it until it is checked as a jumped timing belt can do severe internal damage in a split second.
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Saturday, February 16th, 2013 AT 4:06 PM

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