Why Does My Engine Knock? 3 Possible Explanations.

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There are a few different reasons your engine might make a knocking, ticking or pinging noise. Let’s break each down and talk about what might be happening.

New Motor Oil Specs are Coming

Time for an Oil Change

As engine operating conditions grow more severe, so do the demands placed on your motor oil. New engine hardware such as turbochargers, direct injection and variable valve timing (VVT) place increased stress on your engine oil.

Engine Detuning Kills Performance: Here’s What You Can Do

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Though many motorcycle owners don’t realize it, their bikes may be equipped with electronics that detect engine knock. When the computer adjusts ignition timing to eliminate knock, performance suffers.