[Vwdiesel] 91 Eco EXTRA noisy til warm - hydraulic lifters?
william at taygan.com
Mon Sep 7 11:09:52 PDT 2009
The '91 eco is sick. Extra noisy until engine is hot.
Ran some diesel-purge through it. Cracked the injector lines. #3 and
#4 seems great - hard running when cracked, #1 and #2 made a tiny little
difference in how things were running. Hmmmm...
No big gasket symptoms, but extremely rattly when cold. Power seems
I'm thinking there might be a hydraulic lifter not working when the oil
is cold (Rotella Synthetic 5w40 for the past 3 years).
I suppose the timing could have jumped, but is it likely to advance
This is my only VW diesel with a hydraulic head, the others are all
Re: lifters, what should I check for, and how hard is it to fix?
Will in Alaska.
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