Main IndexAuto Repair Home Search Posts SEARCH
POSTS
Who's Online WHO'S
ONLINE
Log in LOG
IN




Engine making sloshing sound


  Email This Post



everblueyes
New User

Apr 7, 2009, 10:51 AM

Post #1 of 2 (1474 views)
Shortcut
Engine making sloshing sound Sign In

I drive a 2000 ford escort and it's got 88,000 miles on it. Last night it started making a sloshing/scraping sound when I'm idling at a stop light. If I sit idle long enough, the car starts to jerk and sounds like the engine will die. Any advice on what this might be and what I should do?

THANK YOU!
(I don't know cars or their sounds)


Tom Greenleaf
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Tom Greenleaf profile image

Apr 7, 2009, 2:52 PM

Post #2 of 2 (1471 views)
Shortcut
Re: Engine making sloshing sound [In reply to] Sign In

Wild guess: You may be hearing coolant bubbles thru heater core and may be low on coolant. Worth a look at all fluid levels and if one found low find out WHY!

T
_________________________________________
Long retired now




Engine making sloshing sound


  Email This Post
 
 






Latest Forum Post

I thought I would give this forum a try since I felt I might be able to speak to...


I'v got the 5.7 motor 2wd. It's giving hard 1-2 shifts with a P1870 code. I ...


I have a 97 Buick century with a 3.1 v6. I am having an issue with starting the ...


Hi there everyone, this is a 2003 Sentra 1.8 there is a code for the knock senso...


I got a 1999 Lesabre. It has been throwing a P0135 trouble code. I looked it up...


I have a 1998 infiniti qx4 3.3 liter and today while driving home it lost power,...


Feed Button






Automotive Forum Categories
AC Auto Repair
Auto Body Repair
Auto Insurance
Automotive Repair
Automotive Wiring
Automotive World
Brake Systems
Car Care Tips
Car Racing
Car Shows and Events
Car Stereo Repair
Car Troubleshooting
Engine and Car Noises
Engine Fault Codes
Engine Troubleshooting
Exhaust System Repair
Gasoline and Motor Oils
General Discussions
Motor Vehicle Inspection
Motorcycle ATV Repairs
Motorcycle Body Repair
Motorcycle Clutch Repair
Motorcycle Engine Repair
Motorcycle Repair
Motorcycle Seat Repair
Remote Control Cars
Steering and Suspension
The Bargin Bin
Traffic Ticket Help
Tricks of the Trade
Truck Repair
Truck Repair Advice
Truck Engine Repair
Truck Suspension Repair
Car Forum - Sitemap


Search for (options) Privacy

web statistics