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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Question: engine knock

 

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hwnboy, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Lewiston, ID, September 05, 2010, 21:58
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engines knocks when cold started, then slighty disapates when warmed up, but doesnt go away?

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    Visitor, September 06, 2010, 08:07

    could be bad.change oil with castrol and add a can of restore treatment.

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    September 06, 2010, 08:37
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    check with a local shop and see if the engine has timing chain or belt. if it's a chain, sounds like the guides are wore. if a belt, could be stretched causing pre-ignition causing a knocking sound.

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