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Old 11-02-2017, 07:27 AM   #1
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Default 2006 Ion 3, 2.2L

I've seen some videos on YouTube, but those are really LOUD clicks. My are annoying but are much less, well, violent. It starts when I start the engine, and continues for about two minutes, until warm. Then it slowly fades away. It's noticeable when idling initially. Then, when in Drive, it is only obvious when I accelerate. If I put the car in Neutral and hit the gas, it doesn't occur when it's just a little warm.

My theories - Busted engine mount lifting motor from exhaust flange?
Exhaust leak - perhaps in exhaust manifold?
Noisy lifters (!)?

I think it's exhaust. Anyone else with an idea?

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Old 11-02-2017, 11:43 AM   #2
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Default Re: 2006 Ion 3, 2.2L

where's your video?

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Old 11-08-2017, 11:50 AM   #3
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Default Re: 2006 Ion 3, 2.2L

I don't have a video. I watched other videos. They all seem wrong.

Increasingly, I'm also getting a thumpthumpthump sounds whenever I let OFF the gas when the engine is warm.

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Anyone?

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