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Clicking noise All they told me was that the car needs a replaced upper and lower intake maifold gasket because it leaks coolant into the oil. I never got it replaced yet because i cant afford 800 dollars so im doing barely any driving right now. I hope that they are correct and that this is the problem. im thinking about getting a second opinion from someone else to see if its really leaking. I think it may be though because last week i was starting my car and it took a couple of times to start. When it did it smelt funny and my friend told me that it was smoking from the rear. she mentioned it might be something with the oil.

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Check your oil o your dip stick andsee if it is fuller then i should be also check and see if there are any bubbles in it after running the car for a few minutes. the other thing I would do is ask yur friend if the smoke that they noticed coming out of the back was white in color or if it was darker or bluish. I would strongly consider getting a second opinion as it almost sounds more like a head gasket. Does your temperature guage rise or does the temp. lite come on when you are driving?

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