my toyota corolla 1988 car has a clocking sound coming from the engine

Asked by Feb 19, 2014 at 08:18 AM about the Toyota Corolla

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1988 toyota corolla sedan car has a clocking noise coming from the engine and also a noise coming from the front left wheel

1 Answer

2,885

Try switching to premium fuel and see if the engine noise stops. It might be engine knocking, or preignition. Also, check your oil level to make sure it's not running rough from low oil. The noise near the front left wheel could be a bad wheel bearing, cv joint, tire rod end, ball joint, or motor mount. When does it make the noise? Also, is it two separate noises? Does it make noise while idling, braking, slow turning, or fast cornering? You might want to take it to an honest mechanic if you can find one. It's tough to diagnose the problem without hearing it or seeing it in person.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Toyota Corolla Questions

Toyota Corolla Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 16,130
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,290
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,790
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry
1,094 Great Deals out of 96,265 listings starting at $1,250
Used Honda Civic
668 Great Deals out of 77,419 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
814 Great Deals out of 81,613 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota RAV4
644 Great Deals out of 61,987 listings starting at $2,450
Used Nissan Altima
1,075 Great Deals out of 82,559 listings starting at $670
Used Nissan Sentra
605 Great Deals out of 52,959 listings starting at $1,799
Used Hyundai Elantra
564 Great Deals out of 55,002 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
614 Great Deals out of 35,124 listings starting at $2,155
Used Toyota Prius
253 Great Deals out of 22,361 listings starting at $1,250
Used Mazda MAZDA3
231 Great Deals out of 28,937 listings starting at $895
Used Honda CR-V
813 Great Deals out of 59,368 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Yaris
89 Great Deals out of 13,105 listings starting at $1,745
Used Chevrolet Cruze
886 Great Deals out of 90,960 listings starting at $3,500
Used Ford Focus
699 Great Deals out of 58,723 listings starting at $995
Used Hyundai Sonata
609 Great Deals out of 51,096 listings starting at $1,300