A valve tick is a distinct metal on metal sound tink tink tink, Wheras an exhaust leak is more of How do i say this (tsi tsi tsi tsi)there is no ending clank sound with exhaust simply because it is air.
The oil leak is coming from the valve cover gasket and leaking onto the exhaust manifold, the rubber valve cover gaskets get hard from the engine heat and start to leak, you will have to replace the rubber valve cover gaskets to stop the oil leak
No, that's kind of an old wive's tale anyway! The valve material is too good now.
Leaking valve cover gaskets would leak onto the exhaust pipes under the hood of the car.
I suppose it could but more than likely you have a stuck egr valve or some other leak.
2 most obvious signs of exhaust leak are noise and smell of exhaust fumes
Yes, a prolonged exhaust leak will eventually cause problems with your cylinder head. The leaking exhaust is very hot and you can cause small cracks in the head if you don't repair the problem promptly. If you can hear the exhaust leaking, it may already be too late! Get it checked out soon!
must be a leak cant think of any other way check all joints and manifold incl lambda sensor failing that cracked cylinder head from exhaust valve but i wudda thought the running would be impaired
Yes it sure can and will if the valve covers are leaking oil and the header gaskets are worn out/ leaking.
If the valve cover gasket is leaking it will allow oil to leak onto the hot exhaust manifold where it will smolder causing smoke in the engine compartment.
Do you have an exhaust leak? Do you happen to have have an exhaust leak or a damaged water pump bearing?
can exhaust manifold leak cause you to burn oil
the signs of a valve cover leak are oil on the engine oil is the only thing that can leak from a leaky valve cover
The only thing that could leak oil in that area is the valve cover gasket.
exhaust leak or fuel leak
Where is the leak coming from. Most likely you will need to replace the exhaust manifold gasket which will require removing the exhaust manifold.
pressure test the cooling system
Check your exhaust for blue smoke, you may need a valve job or new rings.
The best way to fix an exhaust leak on a 1994 Caprice is to install new exhaust pipes where the leak is located. Exhaust leaks are dangerous and can cause carbon monoxide to build up in the passenger area of the vehicle.
If you fallow the exhaust pipes you'll see a black stain around the leak usually around joins. Have someone hold a rag over the exhaust pipe to block the exhaust while the engine is running, you will hear the leak get louder and it will be easy to pin point the leak.
That would be clasic exhaust valve guides and or valve stem seals. They leak oil into the exhaust ports, when you start it the oil burns causing the smoke. when it is running the leak is so mimimal because the oil burns before it leaks into the exhaust port. had same thing on mine they had problem with valve gaskets i just did rebuild with upgrades on lifters and its fine some upgraded gasket kits. Little expensive but worth it.
Possibly. What an exhaust leak will do is KILL you. Either from the Carbon Monoxide you inhale while driving or the wreck you are going to have when it puts you to sleep. Get the exhaust leak fixed ASAP.
Maybe there is a leak on you exhaust headers. Maybe there is a leak on you exhaust headers. Alex
Yes, you get carbon monoxide poisoning from a diesel exhaust leak from the engine.