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1998 Honda Civic Question: Why is my civic have a loud ticking noise, stalling out, and slow on acceleraion

 

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tornshrimp, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, North Platte, NE, April 27, 2014, 00:04
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I have a 98 civic with d16y8 engine. The ticking noise is definitely coming from under the valve cover. I have put a new timing belt on it and set #1 cylinder to tdc. After that I went ahead and did the valve lash clearance. I made sure I used the correct specs for valve clearance and made sure the valves I was doing were on the compression stroke. The ticking noise is really loud and if I rev the engine up even slightly it sounds really really terrible.

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    ziptie12 April 27, 2014, 17:00
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    Re-check your valve adjustment. Valve lash was adjusted with engine COLD , right? Any misfire? ALL valve stems come up to proper height(bent valve(s)?

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