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techtalk:ref:genmsr06 [2019/04/02 01:49]
hippysmack [Using a Stethoscope or Other to Hunt Down Engine Noises]
techtalk:ref:genmsr06 [2019/11/10 20:31] (current)
hippysmack [Stethoscope]
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-A wooden dowel also works well. ((patrickd of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=977525&​page=3)) \\+A wooden dowel also works well (transfers noises well). ((patrickd of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=977525&​page=3)) \\
 Hold one end to the engine and stick the other end against your ear. \\ Hold one end to the engine and stick the other end against your ear. \\
 The dowel not only lets you hear the sounds but it will also let you feel them. \\ The dowel not only lets you hear the sounds but it will also let you feel them. \\
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 A stethoscope may sound louder in this instance. \\ A stethoscope may sound louder in this instance. \\
 But a wooden dowel may feel a harder tap easier. \\ But a wooden dowel may feel a harder tap easier. \\
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 +You can hear soft and loud noises as well as feel light ticking to hard knocking sounds. \\
 +A wooden handle screwdriver,​ hammer or a length of 2x4 will also work. \\
 +Place one end on the area you're listening to and the other to your ear. \\
 +Sound is transferred through the wood. \\
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 +|  A wooden dowel for a listening tool. ((photos by Hippysmack)) ​ ||
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 **With the engine at idle listen at**: **With the engine at idle listen at**: