1994 Ford Tempo lifters

Tiny
JESUSLARA
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  • 1994 FORD TEMPO
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 135,000 MILES
How can I adjust my car liters is to noisy
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Thursday, January 28th, 2010 AT 1:36 PM

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Tiny
FIXITMR
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They are not adjustable but self adjusting. Try a heavier viscosity oil or an thickener/stabilizer additive or both! This may provide extra hydraulic pressure required to maintain proper lash and quiet them down.
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Sunday, January 31st, 2010 AT 10:45 PM
Tiny
BLACKOP555
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As stated they cannot be adjusted. But if you notice lifter tick more in colder weather you may want to switch to thinner oil. If its teh same no matter what or worse when warm go with thicker
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Sunday, January 31st, 2010 AT 11:23 PM

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