Q: My car started running louder than normal about 2-3 weeks ago and I can not decipher why

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The loud noise is coming from my engine capartment it sounds like it's kicking out 4,000 rpms when it's only at 2,000

The tink tink noise is only heard once I drive over 5-10 miles

My car has 106000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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