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thick oil noise
Posted 24 November 2003 - 05:31 PM
Posted 24 November 2003 - 05:33 PM
Is it a knock, or a tick? Lifters generally make a ticking sound. Knocking is generally rod bearings.
Posted 24 November 2003 - 06:38 PM
'Cause that's what my Loyale's doing right now, and I'm trying to figure out exactly what to do about it...
Posted 24 November 2003 - 08:54 PM
Posted 24 November 2003 - 08:57 PM
Sometimes just the seals can do the job, but for the hassle - better just to drop in a new pump - $60 - $70.
Posted 24 November 2003 - 09:19 PM
Posted 24 November 2003 - 09:20 PM
Posted 24 November 2003 - 09:47 PM
I might have the names for the parts wrong, but those lil things have to pump up.. I was running 15w 40 in my car and it did that..
pull the valve covers off and take the lashers out put them in a pan of oil and pump them up yourself.. if they dont pressure up after 10 or 12 pumps the lashers might be shot..
When it starts making that noise in my car, I stop driving, rev my engine up to 3500 rpms for about 4 minutes and the ticking slowly goes away..
Hope this helps..
Bad ticking doesnt neccesarily mean bad oil pump.. Just bad o Rings
Posted 25 November 2003 - 12:08 AM
Posted 25 November 2003 - 12:42 AM
Posted 25 November 2003 - 12:53 AM
Posted 25 November 2003 - 02:32 PM
I returned to 10w30 after 150 miles. The ticking went away. I am calling that an expensive oil flush!
Posted 25 November 2003 - 05:00 PM
Posted 25 November 2003 - 05:17 PM
Also, because of the H-style engine (or pancake, as they're sometimes called), the oil gunk (which is normal) can get into the passage ways and gum it up, or clog it easier. When I get the tappy sound, I usually run some motor flush through it to try and clean up the passage ways, lifter, etc... so the oil can lubricate better. It has never failed to stop the sound yet (knock on wood).
Posted 25 November 2003 - 09:34 PM
Time to replace those damn seals... Might as well hit the timing belts too if I'm gonna have to rip all that stuff off...
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