should valve lifters be pumped up or bled

Asked by RowdyJr02 Sep 26, 2020 at 03:51 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Tracker 4-Door 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replacing valve lifters, need to know if they should be pumped up or bled before
installation

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Yes. Submerge the lifter in new motor oil. Use a push rod to compress and release the lifter a few times before you install it. Hope that helps. Jim

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