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Lifters ticking after right left

I had changed the oil and filter, warmed up fixed fuel leak, checked oil { is good } took a short ride and after a hard left turn the L side lifters started to tick for about 30 sec then stops. will do again with a hard L turn

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Could be an issue with the screen or pickup tube in the oil sump. How is the oil pressure?

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I would start with an engine oil flush and fill. If that doesn't help then you may need to replace the lifter that has lost its prime. This is usually caused from poor oil flow to the lifters. Hope this answered your question. Good luck.

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Get the heads worked on or replaced it might need a valve lashment.

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Could be a bad VVT Actuator on end of camshaft

See if you can get VVT data on a professional scan tool

Will need a repair shop to check

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