Tag: gasket

By on March 24, 2014

radiator hose. Shutterstock user 7th Son Studio

We had two updates to a previous Piston Slap this weekend, surprisingly within two hours of each other.  Let’s hear from the OP first:

TTAC Commentator sundvl76 writes:

Sajeev, reporting back:

You may be interested in this, if for no other reason than to add to your diagnostic toolbox; my experience certainly can’t be unique: Several comments below your post also suggested the motor mount(s) as the problem. I more recently discussed this with a professional wrench acquaintance, who also said that the mounts can be expected to go south after ~80K miles; he suggested using a padded floor jack to lift slightly on the engine during a time when I detected the “rough” idle (the oil pan on this vehicle, and maybe all Duratec engines, is waffled cast aluminum). Bingo! The vibration ceased when I did that. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • ajla: A single turbo V6 could be fun. I kind of wish it was hooked up to a 3.5 or 3.7 though.
  • mcs: Ultimately, I think it’s “image” that will get people to switch to electrics. Forcing them...
  • rudiger: Depending on how closely it comes to meeting the specs and how far down Hyundai can keep the price, this...
  • NormSV650: Nope, just a single turbo V6. Most to protect the transmission once the tuners hack the ECU. Honda brought...
  • conundrum: The Ioniq 5 is supposed to evoke the design ethos of Hyundai’s original car, the Pony from the late...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber