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Clicking noise...


jookies?ok
07-24-2007, 01:06 PM
After I turn off my engine ( especially after a long drive, not so much on a short one) my engine makes a clicking noise for about 10-15 mins. Now I read somewhere that this is the sound of the metal cooling off, but I;ve never heard it on other cars before. Has anyone experienced this as well? or know why it does this?

MazdaX
07-24-2007, 04:52 PM
After I turn off my engine ( especially after a long drive, not so much on a short one) my engine makes a clicking noise for about 10-15 mins. Now I read somewhere that this is the sound of the metal cooling off, but I;ve never heard it on other cars before. Has anyone experienced this as well? or know why it does this?

It's mostly the exhaust components , metal heats up - it expands , metal cools down - it contracts..nothing more, nothing less. There is a lot of thinner metals with the 6's than most other vehicles so it's more noticeable but all vehicles will essential start doing it.

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