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ENGINE POPING WHEN STARTED

SOUNDS LIKE THE A MUFFLER BACKFIRING BUT IT COMES FROM THE ENGINE OR FRONT. I KNOW ITS AN OLD CAR AND I HAVE BEEN FIXING THINGS ALOT. IS THIS THE SIGN TELLING ME THAT IT'S TIME TO STOP TRYING TO FIX IT..

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    nikatnite119 Nov 30, 2012

    1999 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE AND ITS

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    nikatnite119 Nov 30, 2012

    JUST REPLACED FUEL PUMP AND NEW BATTERY... WHEN I STARTED THE CAR IT WAS RUFF SOUNDING AND THEN IT BECAME WORSE. NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT FOR TROUBLE CODE? SO I DONT KNOW WHERE TO START?

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    nikatnite119 Nov 30, 2012

    V6 2 WHEEL DRIVE

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2012

    I told you where to start

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You gave us no info at all,no vehicle,year,engine?

Did you check for fuel at motor,spark while cranking
& the timing belt-- if you have one?

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Check the heat shield on the Catalytic Converter, after a few years they start to rust off and rattle. Crawl under the Pathfinder and bang along the Converter and muffler area and see where it's coming from.   Good chances are, it's from the heat shield since you already had everything changed from the Cat back.
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Given the ticking sound, you probably need to replace the timing chain assembly.

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this sounds like valve stem seals. Pressure test the cooling system, to be sure. I presume that you would get the same smoke if you were to have a long decelerate and go back on the throttle....?

Coolant smoke is usually TONS of smoke, oil smoke less so, and the oil is somewhat bluer, but hard to tell if you have the Cat burning off some of the oil...

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