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This is a common issue, Ford used this engine and we replaced the cam followers to cure the issue.

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How to adjust the tapets if they are making noise in Toyota 2e engine


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check your engine oil.on low engine oil you will hear tappet noise.
also you can buy tappet noise reducer from motor spare shops.
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What is the tappet settings on a 1200 toyota corolla 1980 model bakkie


It will be the same as for the 1200 on any other Toyota, i.e. Pulsar etc. If you have 10 thou on the intake and 13 thou on the exhaust set while hot, you are withing range.
We used to say a ticking tappet is a happy tappet, so don't try to eliminate all noise from the tappets, just set them so they don't kill all conversation in the cab.

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Noise air intake


moving only or all the time..........???????????????????????
this is a hands on deal, no web bunny can guess.
it takes tools and all senses to find this. humans, touching....
ok, ill guess. the tappet is bad.


most FSM have a huge chapter just on noise,that works about 10% of

http://www.fixkick.com/NOISE.html

3000 parts on the car, any can make noise. for sure moving.
start with a stethoscope.

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How do I stop rattly tappet noise?


Rick you don't say what vehicle it is. I don't believe mixing oils will affect tappet noise unless one of the two oils was way too thin a grade.

If all else is OK, rattly tappets aren't generally a big worry unless you also get hard starting, which indicates the valve timing is way off. I've had vehicles in which valve noise was factory standard LOL.

You could try an oil change with one grade heavier.

The rattle might also indicate that the upper cylinder head is being starved of oil, either due to low pressure, or sludging. You could get oil pressure measured to eliminate that possibility.

After all else if you want to go further you could get the valve lash adjusted, but in some motors it is a helluva job, and in a van, it is more difficult.

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97 elantra 1800 sounds like tappet noise only once engine warms up


sounds like a tappet,could be a ping caused by low grade of gas. hows the oil pressure. sometimes when oil pump is weak it will cause this when car warms up. will also do this if car is overheating...hope this helps some and good luck.

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Getz 2007 46000km has like a tappet noise coming from motor car starts and runs well we have only had it 2 weeks and had been looking 4 3 months 4 a car was gonna buy a toyota corolla but chose 2 buy the...


drain the oil flush the engine then put in good grade of oil the tappet is sticking as hyundais have trouble getting oil round the engine this wont stop the problem but will make the noise go away until you can get the tappet replaced

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A fairly consistent tapping noise from the top of the engine between 50 - 70 mph. After 70-75 mph in seems to quiet down.


sounds like a lifter is bleeding out or starving for oil at low revs
check oil level and oil pressure
if thats good lifter or tappet clearance next to check
is engine seviced regularly?
slugde build up can cause problems also
if V6 petrol see a lot of worn valve guides causing noise worse when warm and noise comes in and out at 1200RPM
tappet clearance issue noise would be there all the time
lifter can also come and go while holding revs up

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ae92 engine intake 0.15-0.25mm ex 0.20-0.30mm

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Sounds like worn lifter/cam lobe,quite normal when engine gets a few mles on it.Lifter is finding it hard to fill the extra clearance created by wear.What sort of oil are you using and is it clean?Wear in an engine will lower your overall oil pressure as well,not generaly enough to worry about but it does contribute to the problem.At idle or when cold is generaly when this happens?

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