# While discussing piston slap: Technician A says that it is a high-pitched clicking that becomes louder during deceleration caused by detonation. Technician B says that it is the noise made by the piston when it contacts the cylinder wall due to excessive clearances. Who is correct? Technician A Technician B Both A and B Neither A nor B

### Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

### Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

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Chapter 9, Problem 2ASRQ
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## While discussing piston slap: Technician A says that it is a high-pitched clicking that becomes louder during deceleration caused by detonation. Technician B says that it is the noise made by the piston when it contacts the cylinder wall due to excessive clearances. Who is correct? Technician A Technician BBoth A and BNeither A nor B

Expert Solution
To determine

The correct statement about the piston slap between the arguments given by two Technicians A & B.

### Explanation of Solution

Given:

Technician A says that it is a high pitched clicking that becomes louder during deceleration caused by detonation.

Technicians B says that it is the noise made by the piston when it contacts the cylinder wall due to excessive clearances.

The noise is the first indication that there is some malfunctioning occurring in the engine, which may be due to losepiston pin, worn parts, and others...

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