I HAVE A LOUD KNOCKINGRATTLING NOISE COMING FROM...

  • Tiny
  • harveycattermole
  • 2002 Ford Focus
  • 90,000 miles

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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  • Wrenchtech
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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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