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Changed oil just bought it drove it 100 miles hame sounded fine. changed oil and now it sounds like valves are tapping what do you think could cause this?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Had a bad egr valve
You have a plugged exhaust, replace the catylictic converter and find out what make it fail and plug, rich fuel mixture is most common cause of overheated burnt cat. The EGR is just a symtom of the plugged exhaust.
Posted on Aug 02, 2008
sounds like the lifters losed prime! here is a little trick that ive learned add a half off quirt off transmission fluid to the oil to prime the lifter
Posted on Nov 30, 2008
SOURCE: tapping sound
Valves Yeah. Put Some Valve Cleaner In Your Gas You Can Buy It At Pretty Much Any Auto Parts Store For About $5.00 If This Doesnt Fix It You May Need A Valve Adjustment.
A Valve Adjustment If Done Yourself Will Take A Repair Manual, Feeler Gauges And A Wrench.
The Timing Chain Is Usually A Steady Scrapping Sound.
Posted on Jan 19, 2009
These engines are equipped with hydraulic lash adjusters designed to maintain zero lash at all times.
for 4 cyl...2.5 sohc
Non-adjustable Dry Lash 0.024-0.060 inch.
for v8,...5.2---These engines use hydraulic lifters. No provision for adjustment is provide
Posted on Jun 04, 2009
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