I INSTALL 2 NEW HEAD GASKETS BUT WHEN I TIGHTEN ...

  • Tiny
  • rjajrj2005
  • 2002 Chevrolet Impala
  • 132,000 miles

I install 2 new head gaskets but when I tighten down the rocker arms the valve stays open

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Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 3:08 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Lifters are pumped up. They need to be cleaned. I usually sell the lifters with this job for that reason

Roy

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Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 3:10 PM

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