Popping noise when accelerating

Tiny
AMY DAVIS
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  • 2001 DODGE NEON
  • 4 CYL
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 150,000 MILES
Anytime I try to accelerate there is a popping noise not sure what the problem is. Any help will be appreciated considering I have to do the work and the car myself.
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Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 AT 8:10 PM

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Pull the valve cover off and look for a broken valve spring/worn cam/follower etc. Also check compression.
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Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 AT 6:53 AM
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KEN
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Hello,

Here is a guide to help you check compression. if you do not have a gauge you can rent one for free at the auto parts store.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-test-engine-compression

Please run this test and get back to us we are interested to see what it is.

Cheers, Ken

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Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 AT 9:52 AM

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