first start up in the morning the valves clatter for 1 or 2 seconds
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2002 Dodge Durango Question: valves clatter at start up
Answer #1goodguy October 27, 2012, 10:41Master
if they only clatter for 2 seconds I wouldnt worry about it but If your worried about it check your oil pressure when you first start it
Answer #2pushrod October 27, 2012, 11:15Master
I AGREE WITH GOODGUY. ALSO BE SURE TO USE RECOMMENDED SAE OIL AND IT'S HARD TO BEAT WIX OR NAPA GOLD FILTERS!
I THINK IT TAKES THE SAME FILTER FOR EITHER ENGINE. BEST TO GIVE ALL INFO
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Answer #3your.mechanic October 27, 2012, 12:58Master
try an oil additive...lucas is good, it lubricates the walls and stays stuck on
Answer #4ziptie12 October 28, 2012, 10:10Master
How many miles on engine? Along with the other suggestions , timing chain tensioner appears to be hydraulic-- how much slop in the chain? Why is 'Alice In Chains'? DAFFY DUCK FOR PRESIDENT.