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There is a loud clicking noise when my tahoe is running and is it coming from the front end somewhere. Gets louder as I accelerate and just started today.

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Probably a sticking valve lifter. I would suggest pouring a cup of transmission fluid into the crank case. ( same place as your engine oil goes). Or if you don't feel comfortable using tranny fluid, there are a number of products available at any parts store. If it won't loosen up, you are in for an expesive repair job, replacing the lifter. If it comes to that, make sure you replace all of them. Don't let somebody tell you to just do one, because chances are they'll get the wrong one, and you'll have it done again.

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