It does it all the time
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2003 Chevrolet Tracker Question: The engine makes a ticking sound all the time. no check engine light comes on
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (12205 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 30, 2012, 06:08Master
seek the help of a mech to diag and get est
Answer #2csubak30 August 30, 2012, 14:00Master
Sounds like a sticky lifter. Try an oil additive with a detergent in it to clean it and see if the ticking goes away. Otherwise, seek a mech. and get an estimate.