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Fluttering noise in engine while accelerating at a fast rate

Only when I accelerate at a quick rate do i hear the slight fluttering noise...I don't hear anything if I accelerate at a slower rate. The fluttering noise quits when I reach my desired speed. But no matter how slow or fast I am going, I hear the fluttering noise the whole time I am accelerating at a fast rate.

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    noise coming from passenger side when speeding up and only makes the noise when driving. Just had it in the shop and it idles rough

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I believe you may be referring to 'pinging', Try a tank of premium gas and see if it stops. Check your timing, and when was it last tuned? Let me know what u find. countrycurt0

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  • Curt Downs Oct 02, 2008

    bcolwill06, go to the following site, very interesting!
    www.explorerforum.com/Singleton/web/pages/ping.html
    Let me know how u make out . countrycurt0


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