2020 Nissan Titan

You want your vehicle running great all the time. But if you hear a weird sound, you have deeper underlying issues with your vehicle's mechanical parts. You absolutely shouldn't ignore some sounds if you want your car to run well for as long as possible. Here, we provide insight into some abnormal car sounds and the issues they indicate.

Squeaky Brakes

If you've ever heard a squeaking sound when you apply the brakes, you might know that you have a problem that needs to be fixed. The brake pads are responsible for providing a cushion between the caliper that slows the wheel and the rotor. When the brake pad gets too worn, you will usually hear a squealing sound. If you let it go too long, you can cause further damage to your brake system.

Engine Rattling

Hearing a rattling sound coming from underneath your hood usually means that fuel is not combusting at the engine's proper rate. Bring your vehicle to our Nissan service center as soon as possible to prevent possible damage to the valves, pistons or other major parts.

Engine Clicking

If you hear an engine clicking noise, you might need to check your oil levels. This can easily be done by using the dipstick to gauge the oil level. If the oil level is too low, refill the oil to the recommended level as stated in the owner's manual. You can also bring it to our service experts who can efficiently address the issue for you.

Knocking from Under the Hood

A knocking sound from underneath the hood can indicate that you have a problem with one of your vehicle's major components. For instance, you might have a problem with your connecting rods. Alternatively, it can indicate an issue caused by premature ignition.

Engine Squealing

You might need a new air conditioner compressor or a power steering pump if you hear a squealing sound, which is not as bad as replacing your engine. You might hear a squealing sound from your engine because you have a problem with the serpentine belt, which can be quite expensive.

If you have any problems with your vehicle, bring it to Cerritos Nissan for diagnosing or servicing. We love helping our customers maintain their vehicles and providing valuable automotive care.

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