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Firebird 2.8 V6 engine noise?? by 1987 Trans Am
Started on: 12-03-2007 08:39 PM
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Last post by: Francis T on 12-04-2007 12:24 PM
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Report this Post12-03-2007 08:39 PM Click Here to See the Profile for 1987 Trans AmClick Here to Email 1987 Trans AmSend a Private Message to 1987 Trans AmDirect Link to This Post
Ok, Im looking at buying a 1985 Firebird SE....its a beautiful car, burnt orange color, t-tops that seal, everything is mint. Only problem is that it overheated while driving and quit. Well it runs again now but makes a pinging sound....Im not sure what would make that sound.....any thoughts?
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Could be lots of things. May just be one of the Y pipe heat shields lose and vibrating. With the engine running, press something to each of those shields and see if it stops. If not, hold a dowel or whatever to your ear and lisdtin to dif parts of the engine like the heads etc.

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