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Q: I have a load ticking noise, like a lazy lifter, however I've been told there on 2006 Dodge Magnum

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no lifters, I have been told it sounds like a carbon knock, I have tried a gas cleaner, and oil as well..any answer?
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Ticking is different form knocking! Have a mechanic listen to it...should be able to tell if it's in the valve train or not...
sorry its a loud ticking, which I have had a mechanic listen to and that's when he thought carbon build up, so we ran cleaners in the gas, and oil, and higher octane gas, 3 tanks of gas later, I still have the ticking, and the only change has been in the start up in the morning, and after warming up, the ticking starts, and as i travel it just gets louder.
I do not think it is carbon related! Have another mech listen to it....may have to pull valve cover(s)...good fresh oil and the proper sae (type) may help..
The 3.5L HO have a rocker arm assembly malfunction due to poor lubrication holes
So youll have to change the faulty one. On my magnum I changed both just incase th other
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