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Old 08-19-2004, 10:29 PM   #1
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ok,my 89 SSE at idle,the idler makes a really loud click,atleast i think its the idler,its coming from that area,and 2,000+ RPM,it goes away

this is Vin C engine,no possible balance issue ( i dont think).I also was looking at the cables to the plugs,and one of them was really MELTED,i mean to the bare wire, on the engine block (dumass who i bought the car from told me ,brand new cables and plugs),any chance taht it could be that thats making the clicking sounds,cause its my whole engine that shakes at idle.
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If the spark is jumping, it could make a ticking noise. If it is, you're probably not getting spark in that cylinder, which would make the engine shake at idle.
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