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Old 09-30-2003, 07:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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'95 Engine noise, not hardcore question

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I've heard of the persistent lifter noises in the earlier 75deg V-6s, but mine's gotten appreciably louder recently and I'm fearing the worst. Anyone have related experiences to share?
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Old 09-30-2003, 09:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sorry .... no personal knowledge. But it seems that 0w-30 Mobil 1 cures the tick.
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The timing belt tensioner is probably on its way out.

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Old 10-01-2003, 04:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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First try the 0w-30 Mobil 1 Syn.
That cured my ticking, and it seems to come back just before the 5k oil change. But I never did have a real bad lifter noise.

If that don't work try some Sea Foam, I have heard some people have succes with it.

Last get the lifters reground...

Otherwise sounds like you have a volunteer for a V8 swap

Theres my only $0.02

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