Clicking noise after car turned off?

Posted by way2slowtalon, Mar 29, 2005

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  1. way2slowtalon

    way2slowtalon Proven Member

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    I noticed a wierd clicking noise when i turn of my car, and goes on for a couple minutes. What could it be?
     

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  2. dis_ill_usion

    dis_ill_usion Proven Member

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    well for one...where abouts does it come from? the ECU or elsewhere? I have a 90 talon and sometimes the automatic seat belt motor does not engage correctly or something and it clicks like crazy. I have a cd player that beeps a couple times to let me know its turning off...

    buy yeah, you need to say more specifically where the "clicking" is coming from
     
  3. leet

    leet Proven Member

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    Are you sure it's not the engine cooling off?

    Metal expands when heated, shrinks when cooled.
     
  4. David15151

    David15151 Proven Member

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    yeah im going to have to go with the metal cooling off.. but you have to describe it a bit more for us to know.
     
  5. way2slowtalon

    way2slowtalon Proven Member

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    Sounds more like from the fuel rail or injectors area. It's kinda a popping clicking sound.
     
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  6. project_tsi

    project_tsi DSM Wiseman

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    listen to any car after its heated up and just shut down. you will hear clicks, ticks, pops, and pings all throughtout the engine area, yes from outside the car too, and thats probly what it is. Does it only do it after the engine is hot or all the time, i mean can you start the car, run for 5 seconds then shut it down and it still makes noises?
     
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  7. sjgYFZ200

    sjgYFZ200 Proven Member

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    No worries, I can tell you 100% its the ECU. It always clicks a few seconds after you turn it off. Thats normal, they all do that :thumb:


    EDIT: Oh I just realized you said it goes on for a few minutes, thats definatly not the ECU. I would go with what the other guys said about the heat, and the metal contracting.
     
  8. JiveMasterT

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    look around your engine bay and make sure that it isnt some sort of electrical arcing. that could be real bad.
     
  9. way2slowtalon

    way2slowtalon Proven Member

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    * UPDATE*
    I just found out what it is. My #1 injector electrical harness is cracked and was off the injector itself. Thats why my car was running like crap, and i think that was the clicking too.
     
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