When pressing down on accelerator i get a clicking sound from the engine, if i release the accelerator it stops

2001 Toyota Celica 1.8 vvti 140bhp
Car: Toyota Celica
Year: 2001
Variant: 1.8 vvti 140bhp
Categories: Leaks & Noises
I have recently bought a used toyota celica 2001 1.8 vvti. I have now noticed a clicking or popping sound from the engine when I press down on the accelerator. Not sure what this is and any help would be appreciated.
Problem added: Mar 11, 2011 (13 years ago)
Hard to diagnose without hearing noise .Could possibly be hydraulic tappet or timing chain .Only guessing on common noises on that car .
Answered Mar 11, 2011 (13 years ago)

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