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2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Question: Sticking vavle on 2008 dodge nitro

 

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djeanb, 4.0L V6, Atlanta, GA, January 04, 2011, 16:20
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How to repair a sticking vavle on a 2008 dodge nitro? Problem occurred 5 days ago after the car was started on a very cold morning.

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    January 04, 2011, 16:35
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    how do you know it has a sticking valve??

    roy

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    djeanb, January 04, 2011, 17:16
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    I had it placed on a computer and diagnosed. This was the report. Also, I can hear it pushing back through the intake.

    Thanks.

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    Visitor, January 04, 2011, 17:27

    what code did it indicate?? was a compression test performed?? it sounds like a burnt valve.

    Roy

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, January 04, 2011, 20:19
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    If engine has hydraulic lifters, I have seen engine oil that is too heavy a viscosity keep lifters pump causing engine to stall on first stops in first couple of hundred feet but that was when I lived in a very cold climate.

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