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I have a 2005 Mazda 3, 2.0l engine, has 260,000kms but runs good, the lifters are making some noise, what can i do?

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    Thanks, i will tryed tomorrrow

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Hello. Your problem is common once you pass the 250K mark. Go to the auto parts store and get a fuel additive called lifterfree. Read all about it at this link http://www.angoil.com/lifterfree.htm J.

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