Additionally, the noise may be present at cold start and appear to diminish and then return as the engine warms to operating temperature. If that looks clear check the slump inside the oil pan and see if that has sludge build up. A piston slap will generally sound as though it is coming from the central area of the engine. Will you have to use it again? At the end of the hose will be the pcv valve which should resemble a car cigarette lighter. No ticking noise but I run premium fuel. I felt slight difference in idle vibration after disabling shaft. This involves removing the intake, exhaust manifolds, rockers and stands, sensors and wiring, accessories, etc.
My other option is to replace the camshaft. Properly trained technicians have the equipment, tools, safety instructions, and know-how to do a job properly and safely. If the feeler gauge will fit between the cover and the pump housing it should be replaced pump. This involves removing the intake, exhaust manifolds, rockers and stands, sensors and wiring, accessories, etc. This is not advised in newer 5.
Louise Davis With the engine warmed up but turned off, remove the valve covers. Should be an easy check! These emissions not only pollute the air but contain cancer-causing emissions. I drained some new oil and put in additives…this seems to have helped the knock but now when driving my truck is sounding like a pod racer in the Star Wars movie. It appears that I had multiple noises inside this motor. I could grab shaft and rock it back and forth almost duplicating the noise.
Normaly if a bearing is bad and knocking, the noise doesn't go away. It has developed a clicking engine noise on a cold start. With the valve cover removed, loosen one rocker arm at a time until it clatters. The clicking sound is the fuel injectors pulsing on and off under higher fuel pressures. Note: Also includes replacement engines build in this time frame.
Once removed, pull out the lifters one by one. The point is that you took the truck to multiple dealers and they said it was normal, then listened to another truck which also ticks. Anybody have any idea what this noise is? Why would they not want to try to make a customer happy? I am biased because every time I go to my gmc dealer I feel like I get treated like a king and they want my service work. Why would they not want to help? This is most times the causing the noise and the misfires. It is a 10W 30 oil based product and has been around for years. But anyways, looking at the cap from the front of the car put the wires on in order starting plug 1 just to the right of the six o'clock position.
I imagine whatever this is should be covered under warranty, but if anyone has any ideas it'd be greatly appreciated. Or, go to your parts store, and get a set of oil deflecters. At least in CanadaMonthly FeatureFebruary 1999White Rose and Red Seal Gasoline price signs for visible gas pumps - circa 1928. The new pump should be checked before it is installed. Free oil change, tire rotation and if truck is dirty after they service it they wash it.
The new balance shaft gear was clearly tight on the dowel pin now and it made a difference but not completely. I am now leaning towards a piston issue. Normaly if a bearing is bad and knocking, the noise doesn't go away. Might just be me, but peoples post who claim dealers don't want to help them just rub me the wrong way. Therefore Problems regarding Chevy 5.
I believe my remaining ticking noise is a worn rocker s arm. If the condition exhibited is resolved without completing every step, the remaining steps do not need to be performed. Why would they not want to help? Rich, this subject comes up a lot. If does not sound like you actually have any sort of problem. Get yourself an extra valve cover. I told him it just started. Jun 14, 2011 It's a common problem with these cars i am actually fixing mine as of now.
Feb 06, 2009 problem here is a ticking to one is a knock or a tap or a thud ect to others so of my experiance with engines if its a ticking that gets louder with the engine getting warmer its got to be the tappets its the only thing that would get louder if it gets louder when accelerating it could be ignition timming causes pinking most other things on engines that cause ticking sounds could be something catching fuel pumps cause a ticking noise but are not normally affected by engine temp yates210456 Sep 28, 2008. Start the engine and check to ensure that you're getting adequate oil pressure and listen for lifter tapping. The clicking or ticking sound is not indicative of any concerns with the engine or the vehicle. Both sources are saying the ticking is normal. I am having problems with it. I recently purchased a 94 Silverado with the 4. Both sources are saying the ticking is normal.