Mazda MX-3 clicking/ticking noise

Asked by Oct 10, 2011 at 01:12 PM about the Mazda MX-3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car sat for almost 2 years.  ready to make repairs.  upon starting the car for the first time, loud clicking/ticking near top of egnine--what could this be??????????? Help!!!!!!!!!!

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First thing to check is to see if you have a loose rocker arm

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ddelisle: Thanks for taking the time to respond. I will check the rocker arm and report back. Again, thanks for your time.

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