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I just bought a 2000 Cavalier z24 2.4L, when i test drove it nothing appeared but when i start it after it has been running it makes a clicking noise like a fast rattle under the hood, but when i step on the gas a bit it goes away, please anything would help.

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  • Efstathios Govas May 11, 2010

    how many miles are on it? sounds like it might be the timing chain guides or tensioner,most likely the tensioner cause it only does it when warmed up,also what grade oil are you putting in the engine?

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Tming chain tensioner problem,the guide wears off over time ,there is an aftermarket updated part for this,but the whole timing cover and chain assembly has to come apart

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