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Sound Car makes a tcking sound up under hood after driving a couple of minutes. was told this was the lifts and not to worry. what are the lifts and shouldn't any sound make me worry?

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  • boggscindy1 Apr 22, 2009

    There are approximately 168,000 miles on the car. Had oil change and was advised to add a solution called Lucas to that, which i did.

  • boggscindy1 Apr 22, 2009

    Would the expense of having th timing belt or chain changed be beneficial? Does this sound mean that the car will not last much longer? I have no other problems with it.

  • Jeff Adkisson
    Jeff Adkisson May 11, 2010

    the lifters are making noise and yes you should be worried about any kind of noise under the hood
    how many miles on the car??

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Have you ever had the timing belt or chain changed?? if not i would suggest it and with that kind of mileage the lifters are ticking because of wear and should be replaced but there is a lot of expense in doing this kind of work and you have to decide if the car is really worth sinking that kind of money into

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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    Jeff Adkisson Apr 22, 2009

    the lifters start making noise because they are worn it effects how the car performs i am not saying the car is on its way out just needs some TLC to keep it up and running if you decide to have the timing and the lifters done it will cost 1500 bucks or so and you may be able to drive the car another 10 yrs

  • noellesleyjr Jun 29, 2011

    do i need to pull the head on a 1996 chevy corrsica to replace the lifters?

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