Ticking noise

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Asked by Aug 02, 2012 at 07:04 PM about the 2007 Kia Rio

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My kia rio auto sounds  rough when I start it sometimes takes a bit to
start and ticks as it revs even while driving

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Something isn't right if it takes awhile to start. Is the ticking coming from the engine or from the belt area? How is your oil level?

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209,955

A ticking noise is either a lifter/valve issue in the motor, or it could be an exhaust leak. Have a local mechanic inspect it for you to resolve the issue.

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A friend of mine chanfed the oil and filter and its has really improved its still ticks a lil but going to give it a proper clean out

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