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Old 04-18-2007, 02:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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valve help please... (starmarvin maybe?)

So i've found out that my 6th cylinder exhaust valve is not sealing properly and i am only getting about 100 as far as compression on that one... it seems to change at random however and seals at sometimes and doesnt at others. I also have a valve ticking in the 6th cylinder, but am not sure if it is this valve or not...

This seems to be the idle problem that i have brought up in the past... soo i guess my question is, anyway to fix it with out pulling the head?
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Old 04-18-2007, 04:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i believe not. i have delt with valves when my timing was off.
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you can switch to a higher weight oil, that'll make your ticking noise go away
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i believe not. i have delt with valves when my timing was off.
how to check? and its only one of the valves?? so its ethier bent, or the seal is messed...
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It's one of several problems:

1. You have a bad sagging valvespring, this can be fixed with the head on.
2. You have a lightly bent valve. This can only happen if the valvespring is sagging or if you overrev the engine.
3. You have burnt a valve so badly that it no longer seals. If it happens to one, it's likely to be happening to all of them, and would be costly.
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Old 04-19-2007, 02:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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ima try some just valve cleaner and stuff, i mean it cant hurt... im tired of fixing dumb shit on my car
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wtf? who deleted my post.

GEt an audi nick, jk.. good luck.
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wtf? who deleted my post.

GEt an audi nick, jk.. good luck.

Get a life preyash! wait, you can't. you're too busy jacking peoples threads telling them to get audis.
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wtf? who deleted my post.

GEt an audi nick, jk.. good luck.
haha mmm how about, no?
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wtf? who deleted my post.

GEt an audi nick, jk.. good luck.
then he would have even more expensive problems...

why dont you just take your Audi flag and
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dude wtf man, saltshaker knows me well and i was just messing with him man, u need to gtfo.
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then he would have even more expensive problems...

why dont you just take your Audi flag and
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damn everybody chill out... preyash was just joking around... now if anyone wants to help me out then great... if not, take your business to the lounge...
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