[V8] Noise from the motor

Ed Kellock ekellock at gmail.com
Mon May 9 11:39:15 EDT 2005

My '91 3.6 has this noise too.  It has become more pronounced slowly
over time (about 5 years).  My car had the dreaded t-belt catastrophe
at about 85k prior to my ownership.  New t-belt and properly timed
cams at about 125k didn't seem to affect.  Only at warm idle.


On 5/9/05, Carter Johnson <carterjohnson3 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> After my timing belt (and for that matter, before), I
> noticed what I thought was drivetrain noise coming
> from the right bank of the motor.  My mechanic spent
> much time looking the car over, and finally decided
> that it was some slop that is common to the 16V
> motors, and is only noticable at idle.  So, that may
> be a similar situation - not sure.  He said not to be
> overly concerned about it unless it became noticably
> louder, which it hasn't.
> In any event, my 2 cents....
> Carter
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