Question: What Causes A Clicking Noise And Loss Of Power

Can Old Spark Plug Wires That Lose Insulation Properties And Spark Between Each Other Cause Engine Power Loss

I installed a new engine, and used the same spark plug wires, not knowing how old they were. I changed my oil at 500 miles, and noticed lately that there was a severe loss of power. I saw sparking between the wires and towards the nearest ground. I figure this is because they're old. Before I go to the Parts store, is there anything else that might cause this loss of power, or is this the likely cause. Timing is perfect, ...

Need Help With A 92 Ford F350 Diesel Truck

I just replaced my glow plug relay and starter put 2 new battery's in and that glow plug relay has a clicking as soon as you are turning the key on. its has power only when it clicks it clicks like 20 to 30 times before stoping. please help i am running out of oppisions i replaced the glowplugs too it does it all the time that clicking noise as soon as you turn the key the noise will start and keep ...

HEI Distributor Clicking Noise

At part throttle my new distributor is making a clicking noise. Could this just be the centrifugal advance making noise? Also, it is a little hesitant off the line. Any ideas on adjusting the vacuum advance? ...

Clicking Noise From Dashboard When I Turn AC On

I have a problem with my AC and I need some suggestions. I recently took my AC in to see why it had not been working for months. I was told by Ford that I needed my compressor replaced. I took it to another shop for a 2nd look and they said they didn't see a leak and filled it up with freon and told me to come back in a week. Well, it's been 2 weeks and ...

84 Corvette Headlight Motor

Starts to make a clicking noise and won't lock into place at end of rotation. It seems to be some sort of internal switch that isn't triggering when it needs to be, wondering if anyone has had any past experiences with this. There was no prior trauma to the headlight that would have cause this, simply one day i went to turn them on and the right headlight went gimp, started the clicking noise and just wont stick anymore. Any ...

Wheel Bearring, Cv Joint, Brake Calliper HELP

Ok so I have a 2004 nissan sentra ser, in the mornings ONLY MORNING time or a little while after not driving the car, I notice a clicking noise like a flat tire clicking noise after 5 minutes driving the noise goes away but comes back when I first drive the car after sitting over a hour. Could it be the cold, cv joints, axle, ball joints, wheel bearings, brake caliper or a loose brake pad……..(hope its just a loose brake ...

Toyota Sienna Front Driver Clicking Noise

Toyota Sienna 2007 60K + miles... lots of family vacationing. My wife reports to me one day a grinding noise from the front left wheel driver side. I test driver the van and and feel a grinding vibration. What I've noticed is this 1. Shifting from Park to Reverse to Drive (randomly)... smooth as can be. No problems with any hard shifts or clunk noises. Reverses out of an inclined drive way with no problems. While driving in low speeds I notice ...

My Car Won’t Start Until I Hear A Clicking Sound From Beneath The Hood.

The clicking sound is coming from the relay box, I can feel it when I have someone turn the key to the 'on' position (and I'm beneath the hood with my fingers on the relays). There is no problem with the starter, and I installed a new fuel pump already. I've already replaced the fuel pump relay. Could the computer be faulty? The colder it is, the longer it takes to start. But it always starts, ...

Trouble With My Honda Civic

I got a 1994 honda civic ex with a D16z6, it's been sitting in my garage for a few months now because I bought it from a friend that had it torn apart and I had a parts car for it so I bought to fix it, I replaced the Head Gasket, put a D15 throttle body on it, got a D16z6 distributor for free, replaced the timing belt, and put the header on it, but the only thing I'm missing ...

Exhaust Leak On A 77 Olds Delta

I got a 77 olds 88 i had the engine rebuilt the engine sounds like a diesel but the car or engine is not a diesel it just makes that noise. could it be a exhaust leak. their is a clicking noise on the back uper top of the engine not an knocking sound it has great oil pressure at 35 to 40 PSI the noise disappears while it accelerates at a stop it clicks its not a engine knock i ...