[DML] Re: ticking
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[DML] Re: ticking



If the spark plug boots are not on tightly you may have water in the 
spark plug wells. This can lead to all sorts of issues. It is 
probably worth a check. If you find water, blow it out and spray a 
little wd-40 into the well and on the plug. This will displace any 
moisture. Bad plug wires will cause a spark jump to ground that will 
give a nice tick. When it is good and dark, watch for illumination 
around the spark wires - if you see some, it is time for new wires 
and plugs, etc.

Harold McElraft - 3354



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "mydmc5898" <mydmc5898@xxxx> wrote:
> Got another problem, 
> Since we have had som heavy rain here in PA, I noticed I have a 
> ticking sound coming from the back of the car. Everything is 
running 
> fine, and haven't had any problems. I looked to see if anything is 
> lose but everything inside and out seems firm and in place. It 
seems 
> to start when the car first starts, then it comes and goes. Not 
really 
> with acceleration, it may start then stop at anytime it wishes. I 
have 
> an appoitment on Monday for an oil change. I still have another 
700 
> miles before its due but want to have it checked out. Just curious 
as 
> to what it maybe. The last tune up it had was in 2002. And since 
then 
> I have only put about 4k on it. Mostly beacuse it had a new tranny 
put 
> it etc... lots of work.
> 
> Thanks darryl
> VIN 5898







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