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Old 06-19-2014, 12:55 AM   #1
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Default Engine knock/rattle

My engine recently began knocking/rattling at lower RMPs (
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Old 06-19-2014, 08:51 AM   #2
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I'd like to say it's something simple, but from that video, it almost sounds like bad crank bearings. I hope I'm wrong, as it is hard to say without being there.

How's your oil pressure at an idle with a warm motor?

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Get a mechanic's stethoscope to pinpoint the noise.

Any trouble codes?


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Old 07-15-2014, 03:19 AM   #4
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that actually sounds like the typical 4.6l timing chain rattle when the guides start to get worn.

You could also have a sticking lash adjuster , or even a bad cam follower.

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