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Valve adjustment I have a 92 Subaru L Series Station Wagon with an annoying lifter noise. I know there are no lifters so how do I adjust the valves? The engine in it is a EA82.

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The EA82 does not use shims. Ticking almost always caused by a failed oil pump to engine block gasket failure. The gasket slowly fails which then allows the oil pump to pump air along with the oil. Replace the "Mickey Mouse" oil pump gasket.

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You adjust it by replacing shims. if you want to do it yourself i suggest you get yourself a worshop manual and take it from there

Posted on May 30, 2009

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