LIFTER NOISE

  • Tiny
  • chevyman89
  • 2002 Chevrolet Camaro
  • 143,000 miles

I own a 2002 v6 3.8 liter Camaro it has a ticking noise that comes from the driver side cylinder head I can pin point the noise and were its coming from and its horrifically loud on a cold start but quits down when warm I'm not sure if its a lifter or rocker?

It accelerates as I push on the gas I have tried lucas but nothing else and no codes are being thrown from the computer?

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 AT 8:29 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Could be a valve lifter problem-try engine flush, oil and filter change and see what happens

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 AT 9:25 AM
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  • chevyman89
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Would running synthetic atf work? I did that in my old 350 and cleaned out all the carbon build up but im not sure on the new motors its a 2002

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 AT 10:23 AM
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  • rasmataz
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You can try the tranny fluid, hope it works I've done it before

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 AT 7:25 PM

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