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damn T.O.D. need help!!!
Posted 04 March 2007 - 05:13 PM
so i resealed and added a new oil pump and water pump and rad themostat,hoses and all that good stuff.
but the tick is still there. the funny thing is that it comes and goes hot or cold. for instance. cold start up no tick then after about 2or 3 minutes. it will tick till it is warmed up. but when i am on the road to work i can hear one start ticking and then another. till seems like they are all ticking then it goes away. and it also ticks after i go in to get a bite to eat say for an hour and as soon as i start it ticks but goes away quickly. i am at a lose for words and idea at this moment.
i have good oil pressure new aftermakert gauge. along with all the other stuff i mentioned. oh by the way she has 320,457 on the clock.
should i replace pcv valve and hoses i noticed that those hoses are hard as a rock. and i replaced the pcv valve. but not the hoses. and i picked up the fitting for pcv valve so i dont have the small hose need to put that on as well. i did notice some build up in the hoses. any help would be great.
and yes before you ask i did do a search but was able to find the info i am looking for, thank you for any help you can give
Posted 04 March 2007 - 05:22 PM
Posted 04 March 2007 - 08:22 PM
Posted 05 March 2007 - 02:47 PM
the most desirable next step is to replace or rebuild your HLA's. i'd replace them, they're a pain to rebuild, not worth the few dollars you can buy them for for mitzpah engineering or whatever that place is called, i always spell it wrong.
the long term fix that might alleviate some or all of the noise is to do frequent oil changes. that will take a very long time and might not help.
the short term fix is to use ATF in with the engine oil. i typically don't advocate adding anything to the crankcase except engine oil, so i don't recommend this, but it does work. start with one quart ATF and the rest oil. run it for awhile. if that doesn't help, try 2 quarts ATF and the rest oil. run that for 100 miles, getting the car up to operating temperature and drain. repeat if necessary. this is a quick fix to avoid doing work that you may not be capable of or desire doing.
Posted 06 March 2007 - 10:00 PM
Posted 09 March 2007 - 03:47 PM
That's just a 320,000 mile motor doin it's thing. The HLAs do where out, but even new ones are prone to an amount of clickin
Posted 13 March 2007 - 02:34 PM
Posted 13 March 2007 - 03:56 PM
Posted 13 March 2007 - 05:25 PM
Posted 13 March 2007 - 06:02 PM
...that's the problem. Easy on, easy off again. Not the best design.:-\ Wayne
Well... I Agree.
But Isn´t for the EA82´s Hydro Lifters, "Usual" to make Some Noise, Sometimes?
I think that if it Goes, Maybe they´re Just Wear but Still work Fine, Remember that there are other Engine Parts Involved in the Tickin´ Sound, Not only the Lifters.
Which Kind of Oil are Usin´ that Engine?
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