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My Voyager has a knocking noise when cold-not from engine but from suspension. When warm I don't hear it again

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SOURCE: 2001 Grand Caravan Loud Knocking Noise

big end or main bearing.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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SOURCE: knocking noise front suspension

It very well could be a ball joint, but I would check your strut tower. When they come loose, they hit the fender where the connection is. Pop the hood, and look where the tower comes up, push down on the fender and see if it moves. That may be your problem. Hope that helps

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 Nissan Quest - Engine chatter/knocking

Ther e is a chance your injectors are leakin g down and there is excess fuel in the cylinders. Not a good thing. So, you fuel pressure and injectors need chkg. good luck

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Engine make Knocking noise when cold

I have the same problem on my 2.0L 2001 Legacy auto. It began about 1000 miles ago. It has now done 84k. From my online searches this is most probably 'piston slap', and is not serious. To save weight Subaru shaved down the skirts on the pistons. With normal engine wear the pistons will at some point rattle against the cylinders until the engine is heated up and the pistons expand. The rattling should go away after a few minutes. If it persists say 10-15 minutes, it may be another problem.

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

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SOURCE: knocking under valve cover on cold starts

hi if it goes awat after a few seconds its a hydrolic lifter for one of the cames will go for years before it need replacing

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Depends where the knocking is coming from, what sort of knock, how loud it is, what speed and whether it is load and speed dependent.

It is important to have a rough idea of the location or source of the knock in order to decide whether to dismantle or not and if dismantling what to begin checking. Even if you had the patience to make the sound heard with words it would be no substitute for an experienced person hearing it.
Also different people describe noises differently and hear them differently.

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Listening through a stethoscope or a large screwdriver is an aid to locating the area of the knock. A load dependent knocking indicates piston or connecting rod problems and if the noise becomes louder and more harsh on load or as the speed increases it signals trouble sooner rather than later

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Not getting oil to the pistons. Making knocking noise. Wont stay on.


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Has the engine been run low on oil? Does the knocking get louder as the engine warms up? Have you had a automotive technician listen to this noise? Pistons don't really knock, the bearings in the engine called the crankshaft and piston connecting rod bearings do make a loud knocking noise, if that is the case the engine must be removed from the car and rebuilt.

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Saw this service bulletin---

TAPPING / KNOCKING NOISE FROM ENGINE AT COLD START
This bulletin amends ITB02-049. This version amends the Applied Vehicles.
Please discard all paper copies of the earlier version.
APPLIED VEHICLE: 2002 - 2004 Q45 (F50)
2003 - 2004 M45 (Y34)
2003 - 2004 FX45 (S50) with V8 engine.
IF YOU CONFIRM:
A tapping or knocking noise (similar to a piston or valvetrain noise) when starting a cold engine,
NOTE: The engine is considered “cold” when it has been OFF (not running) for several hours.
ACTIONS:
1. Dislodge and remove any carbon deposits that may have caused the noise and confirm that carbon
deposits were the cause of the noise.
• While the noise is occurring, quickly rev the engine several times to approximately 4,000 RPM. Then
release the accelerator quickly, as soon as the engine reaches 4,000 RPM.
• The noise should disappear immediately if carbon deposits are the cause.
NOTE:
• If the customer reported a noise that exactly matches the symptoms listed above, but you cannot
duplicate it, the cause may still be carbon deposits. Go to step 2.
• If the noise does not stop after revving the engine, or you observe any other noise that doesn’t match
one described above, go back to ASIST for further diagnostic and repair information.
2. To prevent this incident from occurring again, add a bottle of Nissan In-Tank Fuel System Cleaner
P/N 999MP-FSC00P to a full tank of fuel (in the vehicle’s fuel tank) according to the instructions on the
label.
• This product is proven to reduce carbon deposits on pistons and combustion chambers, as well as
cleaning other components of the fuel system.

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