gfl1 at optonline.net
Fri Oct 14 20:22:22 EDT 2005
> From: Walter Ikamba <ikamba1 at yahoo.com>
> Date: October 13, 2005 10:25:11 PM EDT
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: clicking/ticking noise...'88 90Q...199k
Yep. Noisy lifters. They will happily make that noise for 250,000
miles. Not to worry.
> there's a really worrisome ticking/clicking noise that i hear from my
> car that suddenly disappears when the car warms up....i suspect it has
> something to do with the lifter/springs on the valves....the noise is
> louder when oil pressure is low during the heating up phase and then
> disappears once the oil pressure is up and the cars heated up...anyone
> any ideas...do i need an overhaul?? to replace the lifters??
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