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1999 GMC Suburban 2500 Question: why is the engine ticking

 

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darknytee, Ypsilanti, MI, March 08, 2011, 04:04
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why is the engine ticking each time I start it?

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    March 08, 2011, 06:39
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    valve lifters are not holding pressure when sitting for a period of time. try changing the oil and use an additive for lifters and see if that helps before talking about replacing the valve lifters.

    Roy

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    darknytee, March 08, 2011, 17:22
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    Thank you very much Roy. Do you think it would be good to try a synthetic oil?

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