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1992 Mitsubishi Montero Question: Noise from engine

 

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Visitor, 3.0L V6, Newark, CA, September 17, 2010, 14:05

I hear a ticking noise from the engine when cold.

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  • Answer #1

    Visitor, September 17, 2010, 14:23

    Is there enough oil in the engine? If the oil is not low, you probably have a problem with your valves, in which case a trip to the mechanic is in order.

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    ZeeTech September 17, 2010, 16:12
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    Low level or incorrect oil, but internal engine wear also possible.

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    thomas0153 January 14, 2014, 08:08
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    What grade of gasoline are you using, regular unlead or premium. You should be running at 3.5L or 3.8L V6 so premium gas should settle a ticking or knocking sound. Also, using a good gas additive can help as well.

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