I have a 2002 dodge ram 1500 with 318 good oil pressure but it has a tapping noise could it be possible that it has broken valve spring?


Asked by Jun 30, 2015 at 11:53 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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If not missing and just has the value tap add some ( Lucas Engine Oil Stabilizer ) to your oil tap will go away. Trust me it works seen and heard it for myself. Do not over fill if have to remove a quart of oil from vehicle.


Could be a lifter that is stuck

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