Tapping under the hood

Asked by Apr 29, 2016 at 02:44 AM about the 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a tapping under the hood at first it sounded
like low oil but my husband and my dad said it
wasn't low on oil. The tapping continues and you
can hear it more when you put on the gas. Nobody
knows what it is so that's why I'm here. Any ideas?

2 Answers

52,625

The noise could be many different things and almost impossible to diagnose over the internet. I would take the vehicle to a trusted mechanic for an evaluation. I would do this ASAP as you risk serious damage to the engine if the noise is not addressed.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

Like Bob said. Find a good tech, just because it's full of oil doesn't mean the oil pump or something else isn't going bad.

Your Answer

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

  • #1
    inuevafreak
    Reputation
    2,140
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,910
  • #3
    thejeepdoctor
    Reputation
    1,850
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Cherokee
366 Great Deals out of 51,991 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Durango
260 Great Deals out of 22,528 listings starting at $895
Used Ford Explorer
912 Great Deals out of 67,921 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota 4Runner
279 Great Deals out of 22,871 listings starting at $2,300
Used Jeep Wrangler
341 Great Deals out of 17,169 listings starting at $2,999
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
720 Great Deals out of 41,409 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-150
2,564 Great Deals out of 195,338 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,261 Great Deals out of 168,224 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW X5
369 Great Deals out of 13,336 listings starting at $2,500
Used Honda Accord
1,024 Great Deals out of 57,886 listings starting at $1,099
Used Ford Mustang
587 Great Deals out of 36,206 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
5,188 listings starting at $27,490
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 1,632 listings starting at $22,284
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
567 listings starting at $28,500
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 889 listings starting at $16,365
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 796 listings starting at $13,422

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.