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  1. #1

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    New clicking/rattling sound

    For my 2001 9-5 4-cylinder

    I ended up on some bumpy back roads last weekend, and afterwards I started noticing a rattling/clicking sound, that seems to be coming from around the power steering or water pump.

    Here's a short video with the audio.

    I'm curious if there is a simple fix that I can do myself. Any ideas?

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  2. #2

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    15 Jul 2019
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    Saab(s)
    9-5 MY1998
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    I would take a long hollow pipe, put it to your ear and try to pinpoint the origin of the noise (like a stethoscope).

    It sounds to me like a worn cam chain knocking around. The sound should be coming out of the middle left of the engine. It could be the lifters as well but I think the sound would be more regular. I had that, chain chewed away the oil passageway in the engine cover!

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