1991 JAGUAR XJ6 LIFTERS

  • Tiny
  • eveningshade
  • 1991 Jaguar XJ6

Engine Mechanical problem
1991 Jaguar XJ6 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 134700 miles

My Jag runs well but there is a lot of lifter noise. Sounds like a sewing machine. Can the lifters be adjusted?
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Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 AT 2:09 PM

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  • James W.
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No, the lifters are self adjusting. They may be worn to the point where they can't maintain pressure or, the cam lobe(s) may be worn. You check the cam by pulling the valve cover.

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