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Old 10-23-11, 04:48 PM   #1
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Here the video of my car and what up the sound from the engine.

It sound tick and noisy. I put N gear and no tick sound.

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Old 10-23-11, 05:09 PM   #2
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That's direct injection. Completely normal and the reason why you have 300+ horsepower and nearly 30 miles per gallon highway. Just turn on a little music and you soon tune it out.
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Yeah that sounds normal, I can never hear it while in the car though.
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Old 10-23-11, 08:32 PM   #4
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its normal i felt the same way when i first got my car
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This would be one reason why all our motors have those pretty covers over them. Take it off and listen.
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Old 10-23-11, 11:27 PM   #6
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Hi, I have this pretty loud ticking noise from the engine, I am pretty sure that it is not the injectors because I have been lately test driving a lot of GS'. I see that the GS I just bought (2008 used) had the Valve Spring Recall work done on it while the other cars I saw did not have it done.

I have read that the ticking noise from the valves is more pronounced after the recall due to stronger springs causing more rapid closure of the valves. The video below is one recorded by my cell phone. I know it's hard to gauge by a recording but what do you think? Is it normal for after Valve Spring Recall?


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3bfQKyfmEk
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Old 10-24-11, 01:32 AM   #7
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its normal,,, same with mine
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Old 10-24-11, 01:14 PM   #8
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I post same thing about my car 2007 GS350 AWD the ticking noise.
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Old 10-24-11, 02:07 PM   #9
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This subject has been discussed numerous times. I felt the same way when i first purchased my GS350. After a few months driving it, i've learned to live with it. Here is a post i've started, maybe this will help..

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/gs-t...fuel-pump.html
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Old 10-24-11, 06:16 PM   #10
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Listened to the noise from your video, it is loud. So I asked my wife to video using her cell phone.
Listened from her cell phone, I heard the same noise.
I couldn't hear it with the hood closed though.
My Accord 03EXV6 made that noise too even it doesn't have direct FI.
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Yes yes yes, this annoying noise everyone has. I hate it have the car for 2 years and still can't get used to it,
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the noise in that video sounds alot higher. my car does it but not that high! maybe it just sounds that way due to it being recorded by a phone.
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You should hear Audi's and VW's, talk about loud. lol. Its normal. 300Horses and 30mpg comes with a cost od direct injection.

I have seen personally some louder then others and fixed via a recall if i remember correctly. Check into that.
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Just took mine to the Lexus Service Center and they told me the sound was normal. I'm not sure if they just didn't want to fix it or not. I have test driven about 10 GS 350's within the past 2 weeks and this one definitely sounds the loudest out of the bunch. Too bad I didn't notice it until after I bought it because I was so excited the interior looked practically brand new.
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Hi, I have this pretty loud ticking noise from the engine, I am pretty sure that it is not the injectors because I have been lately test driving a lot of GS'. I see that the GS I just bought (2008 used) had the Valve Spring Recall work done on it while the other cars I saw did not have it done.

I have read that the ticking noise from the valves is more pronounced after the recall due to stronger springs causing more rapid closure of the valves. The video below is one recorded by my cell phone. I know it's hard to gauge by a recording but what do you think? Is it normal for after Valve Spring Recall?


Here is a video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3bfQKyfmEk

I took out my camera & videotaped the ticking noise.
My engine noise is louder than the ticking noise. So it's harder to hear the ticking noise.
My car had the valve spring recall done about 4 months ago.

I have to say your ticking noise is loud. Somthing is not right.

Here's my video with a little light this time.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6e9DweRWy8

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