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2005 chevy optra hatchback. Engine making loud ticking noise and the check engine light is flashing on and off. When driving, feels like it's about to stall, and uphill is a struggle.

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No I would not chase to the pistons, these vehicle were very comon in creating HLA noise hydraulic lash adjusting valves, meaning the valves pump up with oil as the oil gets thinner they dont pump up as fast and create a very loud ticking noise, I would not express a great concern over simplicity, dodge was famous for this, they really were.

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Anon, take car into a reputable shop, have scanned for trouble codes, diagnosed and estimate for repair.

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