Very loud value noise

Asked by Jan 22, 2015 at 10:35 AM about the 2004 Mazda MAZDA6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Dealers mechanic listened & said to change lifters. I did,  still the same. Someone said might need shims. Dealers mechanic, never heard of that.   (HELP) Thanks Richard

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Shims are used to set valve timing. No shim = tick. You need someone capable of dealing with new valve train. I'm not sure u can get a head without setting the valve timing. He needs more training. Find the senior mechanic.

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Very good, [THANK YOU VERY MUCH] Richard--- There's one more thing U can do for Me-----------------------------HAVE A NICE DAY I'll tell My mazda mechanic.

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