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Old 08-29-2009, 10:42 PM
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Valve Lash Adjustment...

Is there any set proceedure or anything different about the 4.2l V6 as far as valve lash adjustment?

I'm getting like a ticking from 1100 rpm to around the 2000 rpm range and it sounds like valve lash.
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Old 08-31-2009, 12:06 AM
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As far as i know you can't manualy adjust your valve lash.
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Old 08-31-2009, 12:34 AM
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what happened to the Dodge? back to the 4.2L?
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Old 08-31-2009, 01:24 PM
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Actually the dealer is paying for anything wrong with the Dodge... which is good.

But back to my F150, I don't think I have lifter noise... it's just normal. I listened to it more this morning before I left work and it just sound like the timing chain.

The f150 is running great though.
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Old 09-01-2009, 12:12 PM
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You sure it's not injectors or an exhaust leak?
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Old 09-01-2009, 09:56 PM
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You sure it's not injectors or an exhaust leak?
Well, from the sound of it.... it might be the injectors... but it doesnt sound like an exhaust leak.

Where are the injectors on this engine?
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Old 09-01-2009, 10:32 PM
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Right next to the valve covers up top. If you can see the fuel rails, you can't miss them.
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Old 09-02-2009, 11:08 AM
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Right next to the valve covers up top. If you can see the fuel rails, you can't miss them.
I found them... lol I dunno how I overlooked them.
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Old 09-03-2009, 10:17 PM
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i was driving today and it really sounds like a stuck exhaust valve. What is the exact noise would a stuck exhaust valve sound like?
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Old 09-06-2009, 09:09 PM
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I listened to it some more and it sounds normal.... I think I need to sit down and relax... lol
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