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Old 01-24-2013, 02:26 PM   #1
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my vette is making a ticking noise from the motor sound like the lifter but not sure what should I do take it to the shop hate to get stuck up at a shop so I need a general idea of what it is can anybody help or know how to fix please let me know leave in Memphis Tn need fixing please help somebody
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Check to make sure its not a manifold gasket. If you have an exhaust leak it will TICK a lot.

Look around the exhaust manifold for any carbon/black marks on the head, or spark plugs etc.

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Mine makes a light ticking noise about 30 seconds after cold start up. Later at full operating temp its gone. Some say they have cured it by changing the oil or changing to a different oil. Like its a lifter they get to quiet down.
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