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Old 11-06-2009, 12:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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dried out now there is a ticking when the car is stopped and the engine running

Dried out the spark plug holes now there is a ticking.....any ideas?
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Can you determine if it's an exhaust pop or from in the engine? If the latter, it could be a valve tick.
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Dried out the spark plug holes now there is a ticking.....any ideas?
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If "popping" sound is more of a tick tick tick tick.......I'm guessing a valve.
If so, I poured a can of Sea Foam in my crank case and it went away. Good Luck.
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