CHEVY ENGINE TICKS WHEN IT IDLES

  • Tiny
  • Florida11
  • 2008 Chevrolet Colorado
  • 70,000 miles

When the engine is started it ticks and as I accelerate the tick gets faster. It also smells of gas when I first start it. Do you know what it could be and if it will be an expensive fix or is it something I can fix at home?

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 12:23 AM

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  • fixitmr
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Peed increases with rpm? May be a lifter noise. What viscosity oil do you use. You could try adding LUCAS oil stabilizer.

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 12:27 AM

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