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Re: Engine Still Knocking 4kq
email@example.com (Phil Payne) wrote:
>Even a dying hydraulic lifter should go quiet after two minutes at 3000 rpm.
When I bought my car, w/close to 100k miles on it, it sounded like a
diesel. Sales guy: 'Yes, but it's been standing a while. It'll disappear
eventually'. Well, not in a 20 mile test drive it didn't. I made them
replace all lifters as a part of the sale, and it's been super-quiet ever
Going to synth oil made the lifter noise at startup go from one minute to
Tom Nas Zeist, The Netherlands
1988 Audi 80 1.8S, mostly Tizianrot metallic, 215,000km
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