INTERMITTENT ENGINE NOISE

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  • ian44
  • 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic

72 402 ci chevy intermittent right rear upper engine noise

Thursday, March 10th, 2011 AT 5:05 PM

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  • rasmataz
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If its a ticking noise that fades away when engine comes up to normal operating temperature-You may have a valve lifter leakdown problem-

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Thursday, March 10th, 2011 AT 7:39 PM
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  • hmac300
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Also check for a pushrod gone through the rocker arm. The did that quite a bit. Also a bent pushrod.

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Friday, May 20th, 2011 AT 1:16 AM

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