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2006 Mitsubishi Montero LTD 4dr 4WD Sportronic

2006 Mitsubishi Montero
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4-Wheel Drive, 4-Door Wagon, 4WD Sport Utility
15 mpg city / 19 mpg hwy
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March 3, 2013, 6:23 pm

Terry B
 

Question: why do my lifters still clack after just replacing all.

i did notice that some of the new hydrolic lifters did not compress and return when pinched between my thumb and forefinger. i do have good oil pressure, i did torque rocker arm shafts to spec idid check all cam lobes. could it be those particular lifters that i could not compress are causing clacking and ticking?


March 3, 2013, 9:51 pm

Richard W
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I would say you got some bad lifters. Just because they are new does not mean that they are good.


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