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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-19-2000, 10:55 PM
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little tap sound

Is this bad??? when i drive for any distance a "tap,tap,tap" sounds starts and the oil pressure drops down from 80 to 40 on the gauge. what's up with that?!?!?
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-27-2000, 02:07 PM
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Re: little tap sound

First of all you need to give what engine you have, but an oil pressure drop like that is normal, because the engine temp thins the oil out
and the clearances are larger. As for the tap tap tap, My best guess is that you have a lifter going bad,but without hearing it I won't say
for sure.

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