2001 Chevrolet Impala Q&A
2001 Chevrolet Impala Question: Possible stuck/bad lifter
My engine started ticking a couple weeks ago, and I believe that it is a stuck lifter, but anot sure. I have been told it could be a few other things too, and I am worried because of the constant tick,tick,tick,tick from the engine. It seems to have lost about 20-25% power, and I know the engine probably wont last too long without a major repair. What are other things that could be causing this noise and loss of power? Also, what is the average cost for the repair? - hey950
how many miles are on the engine? it could be a coolant leak in to the intake valley that is causing the oil to be diluted. How does you oil and coolant look? - dandd
A big problem with power loss on those models is GM had a problem with faulty converters. The back up of exhaust is ofcourse causing major power loss and will cause your engine to tick as well. It happened to my 01 Impala. GM has a special campain and will replace it for 10 years 100,000 miles. - scg
when i started my car this morning it instantly starting makeing a loud ticking noise from the motor(loud enough i could hear it from inside the car), i let it warm up and still no change in the no...