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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-19-2010, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
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lifter tap cold

Will sea foam help with a lifter tap when cold? After oil gets warm, no problem.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-20-2010, 01:12 AM
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I bet it's your ACCT and cam chain guide.

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These engines have a little tapping when first started nothing to worry about.

If it was the ACCT it would do it worse when warm due to the chain stretching with the heat.

What do you run for oil? I use Castrol 20-50w and have very little tapping at start up. The thicker oil stays in the engine longer then thinner oils.

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