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Valves clicking with no lack of oil

The valves are really noisy and oil volume is not low. Does not need changing. I have heard it before when I first crank it up then it smooths off but now it keeps on clicking and won't stop. What do I need to do next? It is 3.0 V6 1998 grand caravan.

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The noise you are hearing is the ( hydraulic lash adjusters). They are located under the rocker arm assembly. To get to the assembly you will have to remove the rocker arm covers and remove the complete rocker assembly and springs. you will need to remove complete assembly from engine and put on a clean table to remove worn out hydrolic lash adjusters. If you attempt to do this yourself, remove the negative battery cable from battery before you start. If you have no experience on working on engines then take it to a mechanic to do the work. hope this will help you.

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