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Q: Ticking noise when accelerating

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Car is making a ticking noise when I start driving.

A: Hello! Many things could result in a tickin...

Hello! Many things could result in a ticking sound when driving, from a fuel injector to the turning axle bearing. Any qualified mechanic, such as our YourMechanic experts, will be able to diagnose this issue for you.

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