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August 22, 2012, 10:01 am

Steve H

Question: Valve Train Tick

1990 K1500 170k miles. 350TBI. I have engine tick. Lasts 15-30 seconds at start up. HOWEVER, there is never any tick first thing in the morning at start up after sitting all night. Any other start up has the 15-30 second tick. What is causing this problem? Thanks.

August 27, 2012, 11:08 pm

Richard W
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I would adjust your vavles. Or you have a lifter bleading down. After the adjustment the tap is still there you mite need a new engine.

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