Is it a lifter ticking?
NO. The engine computer is in open loop until the engine heats up to operating temperature 195 degrees are more. that means it don't hear the lifter noise and by the time the computer can, the lifter quites making noise.
Saturn vue V6 lifter noise when first started
Bearing noise is usually deeper and comes from farther down in the engine. Lifter noise is more of a ticking and is up in the engine heads.
A tapping noise is generally the result of a bad hydraulic lifter, plugged oil passage to the lifter, or bad tappets. Sometimes just changing to lower viscosity high detergent oil will cure it. Or "Any automotive oil additive with the word MIRACLE in it".
The most common cold engine noise in a Chevrolet 4.3L is lifter clatter. Try using a lighter weight oil and see if the noise changes or goes away.
pop off your valve cover on the side the noise is on and if you have a bent or really loose rocker arm it could be your lifter,ford has a service bulliten on faulty reatainer clips that hold the lifter in.it happened to my truck i have a 4.6 litre v8
could be a lifter sticking
hydraulic lifter? Rocker arm?
The Most Common Problem When You Hear A Noise While Turning Is The CV Boot. Rubber Boot Will Tear And you Hear It On Every Turn.
"Did you hear that noise?" -or- "Did you not hear that noise I just heard?"
you cant if rattling noise occures its a worn lifter very common on 3.1 motors
Past: Heard (e.g. I heard a noise) Present: Hear/hears (e.g. I hear a noise, She hears a noise) Future: Will hear (e.g. I will hear a noise)
worn out lifters or rockers maybe then oil
You will hear them making a noise. Or you can just inspect them.You will hear them making a noise. Or you can just inspect them.
You didn't mention whether you hear it all the time or just on startup? If on startup, the timing chain has a tendancy of making noise especially when cold. Usually the lifters don't make noise in these cars unless the oil is really dirty or oil level really low.
I had the same problem it was just low on oil. ******************* It's usually lifter noise. It can be particularly nerve-wracking after the car has set for an extended period. As suggested, keeping your oil at the correct level will minimize it, but you might hear a little bit of lifter noise on every start.
Stuck hydraulic lifter.
try checking the lifter(s)
That is lifter noise, they probably need adjusting
Poor maintenance, high mileage, contaminated oil (antifreeze),
There's a ticking noise under my 2002 tahoe. If it is a lifter. Can you tell me what a lifter is? And is that the reason why my service engine light won't go off. Someone told me that it had to do with some box that holds wires under the truck. Is that true?
Depends on how the lifter has failed. In most all cases you will have loss of power and there may or may not be a ticking or tapping noise. There will be a "misfire" in the cylinder that has the bad lifter, There is loss of fuel economy. The car will fail emissions testing.
yes they can. why do they bark when they hear a loud noise? its because they can hear.