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greycorsa
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29th Mar 03 at 17:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

has any1 had these tappets repaired or replaced in your engines? how much did it cost? i THINK my tappets are gone. im not sure. thers a knocking sound in the engine and it gets faster wen i accelerate.

does any1 know how much it costs ta fix?

my cars a 1.4 16v btw
greycorsa
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Tim
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29th Mar 03 at 22:13   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

How fast it the noise and it is definitely coming from the head when you pop the bonnet when idling?
Rhinos_racers
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29th Mar 03 at 22:13   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Is it a ticking or a knocking?

Ticking is maore a topend noise and knocking is more a bottom end nose!
greycorsa
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29th Mar 03 at 22:18   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ticking. goes faster wen accelerating.
Rhinos_racers
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29th Mar 03 at 22:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

hmm..... could be hydraulic lifters maybe.

Nosies Cams!?! think the lifters are 20 - 30 quid each i think!
There is 16 tho!

Im not completely sure that how much they are tho.
greycorsa
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29th Mar 03 at 22:32   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

these damn 16v engines r too bloody fragile. piss me off
greycorsa
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29th Mar 03 at 23:01   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

any1?
greycorsa
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29th Mar 03 at 23:14   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

it happens all da time. its had thin oil in for ages. it was fine before. why shud it happen now?
greycorsa
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well its sort of watery. where do i get this vaux semi synth from? vauxhall?
greycorsa
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its not head gasket. i know that so dont no1 pop up with that suggestion. its just a very thin oil.
greycorsa
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some1 called painz sed that it could be coz of blocked air flow or something? is this possible?
greycorsa
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bradfincham
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30th Mar 03 at 13:22   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

mine does this 2, had cambelt replaced 1k ago, with the rollers, mines just tics/knocks and comes from head! just on tickover wen i accelerate it goes! sounds like the alternator pulley bearing maybe??
greycorsa
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arent u botherd about fixin it?
corb
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30th Mar 03 at 17:45   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

mine fcuked up, replaced them with ones from Kent Cams, got new cams while i was at it, 550 or so.
Tiger
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30th Mar 03 at 18:34   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I wont touch 16v engines anymore - more trouble than their worth. My old GSi used to drink oil - 1 litre every 800 miles.
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could be too much tension from cambelt
Steve
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yeah my 106 drinks 1/2 a litre every 500 miles thought there was a problem with it asked pug they sed it was normal seems like a lot to me tho

 
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