Metallic noise coming from the top area of engine, left side if facing the car. No check engine light. Thinking broken camshaft?
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Question: Engine noise, top left side of vehicle if observer is facing the car. Camshaft?
Answer #1corvnut March 11, 2013, 12:54Rookie
More than likely a broken rocker arm, but it can also be a broken valve spring.
Both problems can lead to an engine failure, the biggest worry would be the valve spring.
Don't rev the engine it can fail in a second.
I suggest having it trucked to the repair shop and tell them to pull the valve, on the side with the noise cover for a look.