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1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse Question: my car has a lifter knocking in it\

 

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sammie46, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Phoenix, AZ, January 20, 2012, 15:53
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it only knocks when its cold or the oil needs changed.i all ways put lucus in it when i change the iol.should i use a different oil.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13030 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 20, 2012, 17:05
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    this is common for the v6 change your oil more frequently and it will help. you may also want to try a justice bros oil service kit,the really work great

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, January 20, 2012, 17:36
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    Try a lower viscosity of oil and a high detergent low viscosity product like Risolene.

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