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My car is sounding like a diesel engine some say it must be shimmed and others say its the timing please help

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When is the clacking sound herd? Starting up only,idleing,on a pul, or on acceleration ? Can you pin point where the noise is comming from,front of engine, top,ect? Does the oil lite flicker at idle,or is the oil pressure low after running by the guage readout? What engine do you have? 4 cyl or v6? Is it high mileage? Valves may need adjustment,if they are not hydraulic type.need to know what engine you have!

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