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Old 07-28-2008, 09:33 AM
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Question 2008 SS/TC Loud Clicking?

Hey Everyone,

After reading through every review and post on this forum, I decided to get the SS T/C and finally found one. Thanks to everyone for all the info.

One Question though..

Its got a loud tick to it especially when it starts up, after a few minutes it get quiet but its still there. The A/C isn't on. I remember reading somewhere that this is normal, but is it really and if it is what is it?
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It is normal. I believe it is the direct injection.
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It is normal. I believe it is the direct injection.
It is the direct injection.
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The "tick" really bothered me at first. Not so much anymore. Give it time
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Direct Injection. Get over it
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Yes, your car will sound almost like a diesel at idle.
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Originally Posted by et00 View Post
I decided to get the SS T/C and finally found one. Its got a loud tick to it ...
2 FIXES AVAILABLE:
A) Turn Up The Radio
B) Buy An SC And Listen To the Sweet Sounds Of A Supercharger!


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its the cam driven fuel pump.

no worries.
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Originally Posted by JPizzle View Post
It is normal. I believe it is the direct injection.
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It is the direct injection.
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The "tick" really bothered me at first. Not so much anymore. Give it time
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Direct Injection. Get over it
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Yes, your car will sound almost like a diesel at idle.
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2 FIXES AVAILABLE:
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its the cam driven fuel pump.

no worries.
Cool Thx for the Adv. I brag about it now. Yup eh hem thats pure direct injection...
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^ lolz
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haha nice... Glad I learned this. Wonder if my 2009 Coupe will tick like this.. if so, now I wont freak out about it. Thanks guys.
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Originally Posted by et00 View Post
Yup eh hem thats pure direct injection...
lol
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haha nice... Glad I learned this. Wonder if my 2009 Coupe will tick like this.. if so, now I wont freak out about it. Thanks guys.
Ditto,
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seriously, no one can read anymore.
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we're probably going to get alot of these, so glad you made it a sticky. i can totally see people driving hard, and then someone telling them their car is making sounds.

it will probably be really loud with the hood open too but like said, it's normal and nothing to worry about.
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we're probably going to get alot of these, so glad you made it a sticky. i can totally see people driving hard, and then someone telling them their car is making sounds.

it will probably be really loud with the hood open too
but like said, it's normal and nothing to worry about.
ahhhhhhhhhh my car is boken!!!!!!!! my dads gonna kill me!!!!!!! why is my car ticking?? is it going to blow up like in the fast and the furious?????
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cars about to blow up...i suggest takin it to the dealer before it goes BOOM
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cars about to blow up...i suggest takin it to the dealer before it goes BOOM
that is exactly what i can picture a couch car expert telling some1....dude i heard my friends car do that and 2 days later it caught on fire and blew the rod out of the block!!!!
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i cant wait for the people that will take their ss/tc into warranty for "a ticking noise" only to be told thats how the car sounds.
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friend of mine works at bennett chevy, he said the new car manager brought one into the bay because it was making"a weird clicking noise" lmfao!!! he sells the cars!!
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when I showed my brother my car for the 1st time, I cranked it and then popped the hood... he was like "I hear metal clinging, you better take it in immediately"...
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direct injection is gonna surprise a lot of people in all the newer vehicles it is starting to come in
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Di has taken over the Audi and BMW lineups...
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Sounds kind'a like a small heart beat. At normal operating temp, Click, click, click, every 2 seconds. Ah! IT'S ALIVE!!!!!
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