Valve springs

Asked by Aug 12, 2016 at 10:46 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just got a 5.3 and it had a broken valve
spring replaced it and another one broke all
stock as far as I know. Is this a problem with
the 5.3?

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If you broke a valve spring and replaced it and the same spring broke again then I would take a close look at the push rod, valve, rocker arm and possibly the lifter. Is this engine all stock. Are you running it at or above redline?

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