Ticking noise - Corvette Forum

Go Back   Corvette Forum > C5 Corvettes, 1997 - 2004 > C5 Tech
Log In 
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Vendor Directory

C5 Tech
Corvette Tech/Performance: LS1 Corvette Technical Info, Internal Engine, External Engine, Tech Topics, Basic Tech, Maintenance, How to Remove & Replace

Ticking noise

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-24-2013, 03:26 PM   #1
Junior Member
Member Since: Aug 2011
Posts: 13
Location: Memphis TN
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Ticking noise

my vette is making a ticking noise from the motor sound like the lifter but not sure what should I do take it to the shop hate to get stuck up at a shop so I need a general idea of what it is can anybody help or know how to fix please let me know leave in Memphis Tn need fixing please help somebody
Memphis109C5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2013, 04:38 PM   #2
CF Senior Member
Jay_Rich's Avatar
Member Since: Jan 2011
Posts: 370
Location: Windsor Ontario
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Check to make sure its not a manifold gasket. If you have an exhaust leak it will TICK a lot.

Look around the exhaust manifold for any carbon/black marks on the head, or spark plugs etc.

Jay_Rich is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2013, 11:38 PM   #3
Old Horsepower
CF Senior Member
Old Horsepower's Avatar
Member Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 228
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Mine makes a light ticking noise about 30 seconds after cold start up. Later at full operating temp its gone. Some say they have cured it by changing the oil or changing to a different oil. Like its a lifter they get to quiet down.
Old Horsepower is offline   Reply With Quote
Go Back   Corvette Forum > C5 Corvettes, 1997 - 2004 > C5 Tech
Reload this Page Ticking noise

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
C4 Mechanic in Memphis area? Beatlearl C4 General Discussion 4 07-27-2014 11:50 AM
Need To Find A VERY Good C-4 Mechanic Beatlearl C4 Tech/Performance 0 04-27-2014 02:50 PM
A quality performance shop in Memphis? jlutherva Autocrossing & Roadracing 0 09-24-2013 09:23 AM
PERFORMANCE SHOP MEMPHIS quick c5 C5 Tech 2 09-21-2012 11:18 AM
Help....car was tuned then started ticking KenWH C6 Tech/Performance 37 06-08-2008 02:03 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Click for Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:13 PM.