i have a 1996 chevy cavalier and it keeps making this ticking noise.i have had a timing chain installed,and a timing tensioner installed also.do you know what could be causing this noise?

Asked by May 18, 2007 at 11:19 AM about the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Here is a list of things that could cause a ticking in the car. It's hard to diagnose unless you can hear the noise, but here goes. 1. Valve 2. Valve Lifter 3. Rocker arm (if worn) 4. Oil pump drive gear 5. Engine oil low Hope that helps!

o.k so you also said that it's hard to diagnose unless i can hear the noise,well i can also hear the noise and it is very annoying.please respond with any other answer.

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