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Q: Engine knocking

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My engine is making a knocking sound.

A: This engine has had known issues with the t...

This engine has had known issues with the timing chain and tensioners. This may be the issue for your engine, but it would need to be heard by a mechanic to get a complete diagnosis. I recommend you seek a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to come and test your engine for sound to see if the engine has internal engine problems.

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