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Re: Noisy '94 S4 tappets

In message <19981112142836.22252.rocketmail@send1e.yahoomail.com> Philip Ross writes:

> I'm using the whatever oil the Audi dealer puts in.  I discovered that
> the tappets are actually covered under the warranty so if they are a
> problem they can be replaced.  Do noisy tappets affect performance or
> just make a racket?

Might be a good idea to ask.

There shouldn't be any unpleasant side effects other than the noise,
although cam wear is theoretically greater.  Is it just one or two
tappets, or the whole batch - and is a correct Audi filter fitted?

 Phil Payne
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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