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Old 04-24-2017, 03:51 PM
CordovaQuest CordovaQuest is offline
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2005 Quest
2006 Titan Crew Cab
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Originally Posted by mpe235 View Post
Unfortunately timing chain issues are common in that engine. There is a good chance that it is coming from the chain. An easy way to confirm is to remove the belts and run the Engine. The noise will go away if it is related to anything driven by the belt.
I have gone back and forth on whether this is the problem. I had not thought about running it without belts.

The weird thing is that the ticking varies a lot. Sometimes silent sometimes pronounced. But why would it stop clicking if it was the chain?

I will try the no belt idea though. Thanks!
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