SES light came on while pulling my trailer uphill. Auto zone read a cylinder 4 misfire. Was advised to add Seafoam to the intake. It soon began taking water into the crankcase. Advance Auto suggested Blue Devil coolant additive to no avail. BD is is head gasket "fix." Replaced the intake manifold gaskets; but didn't think to check the lifters wihile I was in there. Changed oil four times then flushed engine with BG engine flush. Still have a nasty rattle...
Update! this turned out to be stuck lifters due to the Blue Devil treatment. Replaced a lifter for cylinder 4 and rebuilt the remaining 11 lifters. Runs great now...
Customer notice noise from engine and found failed lifter
Buick - Engine Noise and Repair Techniques (1993)
This video, taken from Buick's Know-how Series (KH-168), discusses engine
noise and repair techniques for early 90's Series 3300/3800 engines. Topics
covered include: general repair tips, noise diagnosis for knocking/ticking,
and piston pin rattle.
Chevy Vortec lifter & valve tap how to repair it
this video has info on how to fix a severe valve tap or sticky lifter using
1 quart of automatic transmission fluid with 4 quarts of oil. the trans
fluid is a high detergent that loosens up sludge build up in a motor from
lack of oil changes, you will be amazed at what pouring 1 quart of trans
fluid in a neglected motor can do. the truck in this video got a double
treatment and now runs smooth with no taps and the check engine light went
out as soon as I started it. also after the second treatment I changed the
oil & filter and the clumps of sludge that were left in it broke down into
the oil from the trans fluid and it flushed it out. I
I realize I bash fram oil filters in this video and any filter wouldnt have
helped in this case because the truck was so neglected any filter would
have pluged up. howerver,,, Fram in my opinion is cheap crap.and over the
years of having hundreads of cars I can honestly say if you have 2
identical engines 1 using Fram the other using Wix or Napa the Fram motor
will die prematurely due to lack of filtering.
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How To Replace LIFTERS / LASH ADJUSTERS
A How To Tutorial On How To Replace LIFTERS / LASH ADJUSTERS On any
vehicle....... the one in the video is a Mitsubishi Mirage 2000 1.8LT
Torque Rocker Shaft 12mm Bolts To 23lb for the Mirage 2000 1.8lt
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Engine noise video
Jeep starter video
Power balance test
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98 S10 engine sludge and rebuild 2.2 liter
Please change your oil don't just add to it or your engine will look like
this one. Buyers beware I bought this truck like this without knowing it
was a lemon and I forgot to check the oil before buying. 103,000 miles. New
parts in engine oil pump, (main, rod, and camshaft) bearings, piston rings,
push rods, valves, timing chain and sprockets, and a full gasket set. Also
new on the truck alternator, starter, serpentine belt, sway bar end links,
aftermarket intake, tachometer, thrush welded muffler, 10.5mm spark plug
wires, spark plugs, upper ball joints, U-joints, drive shaft bearing, fuel
filter, front brake line, tie rod end, pads and rotors, wipers, window
tint, and made a hydrogen fuel cell. All work was done by me.
4.3 Litre V6, a look inside the motor
Special thanks for the mention from my frineds in Iowa Sofia and Baloushka
AKA Szikness http://www.youtube.com/user/szikness
I've enjoyed watching thier videos and watching them get thier daily vlogs
This video is of the inside of the 4.3 litre V6 motor i am in process of
putting in my daughter's 1997 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer i don't explain it
well and the 4 strokes of the motor i couldn't remember are as follows,
Intake, compression, ignition and Exhaust. hope you enjoy my fumbled explanation.
4.3 engine knock lifter or bearing?
any idea weather its a rod bearing or a lifter or even summin else? the
service engine light is on because i have the air intake off. Just did an
oil change not even a week ago (10w30) and added lucas oil treatment to it
also. noise gets faster with rpms
Intake Manifold Gasket
this is a quick vid on some of the tricks and obsticalls on replacing the
intake manifold gasket on a GM motor.. this is a common problem with the
stock gasket.. doing this yourself will save you some serious money