• Tiny
  • ajeromew
  • 1972 Chevrolet Nova
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 98,000 miles

I am having some noise that seems to come from the oil pan a clinking noise as if somethings loose. Then I pulled the valve covers and saw no oil being pumped from the push rods on the passenger side. With a chirping sound.A rattling noise as if a nut was loose in the pan. Pls help me. I dont have a tapping or knocking from valves though. When I crunk it there was some tightness before it caught and turned over. Thank u very much

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Friday, February 18th, 2011 AT 8:26 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
  • Expert
  • 44,924 posts

Have your oil pressure checked. You should have oil coming through the pushrods. It can either be bad lifters, low oil pressure or a bunch of other things. If yohave anoise coming from the pan, jack the engine up and pull the pan off to see what the problem is.

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Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 AT 6:19 PM

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