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Old 08-07-2012, 11:11 AM   #1
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Ticking noise from coils?

I changed my vcg yesterday and before I put everything back on like the plastic covers I was checking to make sure that the oil leak was fixed. I started the car and took it for a drive and when I got back I did a visual. Everything looked fine but I noticed a ticking sound coming from the coils. I thought it was just the front one but the sound was coming from each spark plug. I took a hose and listened closer and each 1 was making the noise. Car runs fine except for the ticking. I waited till dark to check if I could see any type of sparking that was coming off but nothing. Any suggestions?
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Old 08-07-2012, 11:58 AM   #2
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Sounds like u just found out wht a coil ossolation sounds like, if its running you should be fine.

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Old 08-07-2012, 06:34 PM   #3
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you're supposed to let the RTV sealant cure for an hour (I've also heard 12)
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:14 PM   #4
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Also check the torque on your spark plugs and make sure the coils are fully seated.
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Old 08-07-2012, 08:32 PM   #5
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Also check the torque on your spark plugs and make sure the coils are fully seated.
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Sounds like a plug has loosened and backed out.
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Old 08-11-2012, 04:38 AM   #6
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So did u fix it, what happened????

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