2002 Oldsmobile Alero Q&A
2002 Oldsmobile Alero Question: ticking
First check the engine oil level! After that your engine has hydraulic lifters that automatically adjust the intake and exhaust valve clearance using engine oil pressure when the engine is running. Engines with hydraulic lifters need to have oil changes at the recommended intervals to keep the oil clean and fresh and the correct weight or viscosity of engine oil . A small bit of dirt or sludge can "gum" up the lifters and cause the oil not to properly adjust valve clearances. Sometimes this noise goes away after initial start up or after the engine warms up. If it is as simple as "lifter noise" try adding an oil additive called Risolene, it is a low viscosity high detergentcy oil additive that helps clean lifters. - patrick mannion
we have a 2003 alero it tics allthe time exsecially real fast after u turn the signal turn off done cheacked all the fusses and all
The turn signal switch may fail causing the hazard/turn signal flasher to continue to click even when the turn signal switch is off. Replacing the faulty turn signal switch will commonly correct ...
My car is making a kind of loud rattle or ticking noise when i crank it and while im driving and has been for a few weeks.I was told its my timi...