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    Exclamation 2004 Cts Ticking Noises

    when i start my car....it makes TICKING NOISES from the engine bay.... its 2004 CTS (1sc) 3.6vvt 5sp auto....what could it be?? ive using premium gas....it only have 650miles on the odo.... can anyone help me??

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    Re: 2004 Cts Ticking Noises

    Quote Originally Posted by TX_SS
    when i start my car....it makes TICKING NOISES from the engine bay.... its 2004 CTS (1sc) 3.6vvt 5sp auto....what could it be?? ive using premium gas....it only have 650miles on the odo.... can anyone help me??
    Did you try 87 octane to see if that solved it? Might be worth trying.

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    Re: 2004 Cts Ticking Noises

    what does it actually sound like? When i hit the accelerator hard on my car, it makes a zinging noise. LOL

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    Re: 2004 Cts Ticking Noises

    Actually Devil I noticed the same thing, on my aunt/uncle's saturn VUE V6... not sure what it is.....

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    Re: 2004 Cts Ticking Noises

    Quote Originally Posted by elwesso
    Actually Devil I noticed the same thing, on my aunt/uncle's saturn VUE V6... not sure what it is.....
    it's like every single problems that gets listed on this forum, i have it on my car

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    Re: 2004 Cts Ticking Noises

    You don't need the premium gas. I use 87 and it is fine. As I remember the 3.6L vvt is built for 87 octane. Good Luck.

    Steve

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