Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2003 19:48:57 -0300
From: Dexter J <lamealameadingdongnopsamlamelame.org>
Subject: Re: Jingling noise on hard acceleration


Salutations: Pops11 wrote: > > Yes, it's been going on for a few months. Haven't changed any fuel octane. > > =============== > "Grunff" <grunff232nopsam.com> wrote in message > news:1065608121.58599.0nopsamter.uk.clara.net... > > Pops11 wrote: > > > > > Anyone heard of a jingling noise coming from the engine compartment > during a > > > hard acceleration? I have a 1999 9-3 Convertible with 40k miles. The > > > jingling noise is not present if I don't accelerate vigorously. > > > > > > I'd appreciate your ideas... > > > > Sounds like it's pinking (predetonating). > > > > Has it been doing this long? Have you done anything different > > recently (like changed fuel)? > > > > -- > > Grunff > > If it was a c900 - I'd be checking the timing.. If the timing can be adjusted on a 9-3 - see what happens if you step it down a notch - also - check your air filter and whatever they are using for an air mass sensor in that rig.. Now - I must go back to work.. All nighter here I'm afraid.. - J Dexter - webmaster - http://www.dexterdyne.org/ all tunes - no cookies no subscription no weather no ads no news no phone in - RealAudio 8+ Required - all the Time Radio Free Dexterdyne Top Tune o'be-do-da-day Sam and Dave - Hold On I'm Coming http://www.dexterdyne.org/888/174.RAM

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