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2008 Suzuki Forenza Base 4dr Sedan Man

2008 Suzuki Forenza
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sedan, Compact
19 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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December 12, 2012, 8:17 pm

Tai L
 

Question: Oil Lifter

My car is making noise when cold start. Noise stops after 1 min. A mechanic said to replace oil lifter and camshaft front seal. What is the estimated time and cost of labor? Thanks


December 25, 2012, 6:26 pm

Tyler O
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The lifters list at $15 each (one per valve)

The book time to replace the full set of lifters is 4.2 hours.

The cam seal can be replaced at the same time, probably with minimal extra labor.

The cam seal lists for $54


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