Why is my Jeep JK making a ticking noise?
My Jeep Wrangler is making a ticking noise and I’m not sure what’s causing it. What are some possible causes I can check out on my Jeep Wrangler JK?
Brittni Brinn · Answered on Nov 29, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
It’s always a good idea to check out the cause if your car starts making weird sounds! Your Jeep JK may be making a ticking noise if it has a low oil level. Here are some other common causes of a ticking noise:
- Exhaust leak
- Ignition issue
- Worn lifters
Jeep owners have reported ticking sounds from older vehicles or on cold days. It’s possible that the ticking is just a result of an engine working harder than it should. A call to your mechanic can help determine if you should be worried about the mysterious ticking from your Jeep.
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