Diagnosing Jeep 4.0L Engine Noise

 Tapping or knocking?    

  1. If noise is higher pitching tapping, your likely to find:
    1. Stuck Lifter
    2. Loose Rocker Arms
    3. Clogged oil passage in the rod
    4. worn Cam lobes
  2. Lower pitch knocking
    1. crank bearings
    2. If noise is in the back and around the transmission, check for cracked Flexplate

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