My 2000 Mitsubishi galant has a ticking noise in the motor that gets faster when the motor revs up before switching gears. Once it shifts into second the noise stops and comes back when it shifts to t


Asked by Mar 29, 2015 at 08:52 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car also emits white smoke out
of the tailpipe.

2 Answers


Somebody told me to put a capful of transmission fluid into the motor. Or I thought a capful of brake fluid would swell the seals. Help

Tom Demyan

White smoke isn't good. Might be coolant. I'd perform a compression and or leak down test on the cylinders. I wouldn't add anything to the engine oil at this point.

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