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I'm looking at buying a Rolls Royce Silver Shadow 2. The car is excellent with a new MoT by a trusted specialist but the engine has a tap from a hydraulic tappet. It has had little recent use and it is...
The tappets are noisy on my 1.8 Vauxhall Astra. It was overfilled with oil by the old owner so I drained it and put in new then added hydrolic flush but there was no change?
I just purchased a Audi A2 1.4 SE with 67K on the clock. There is no service history. I noticed when I drove away with it a tappety noise. It got a little louder and quicker as I accelerated however when...
I have an Alfa 156 which was running sweet except a bit tappy on cold start up. The noise lasts about 10 secs then is fine. I have replaced the cambelt as the car had 55,000 on the clock and nobody could...
The engine on my Space Wagon 2.4 is making a tappet sound.
I've got a 2006 Vectra 2.2 SRi direct with 29,000 miles. I just bought it two weeks ago and noticed there was 'mayo' on the oil filler cap, and upon investigating further, in the breather pipe to the...
I have a Ford Mondeo Ghia TDCI 2002. It has a tapping noise which is very loud when I start the car. When driving over 1000rpm it goes way. Can you help me fix it?
I've got a Rover 416 1.6 twin cam. Recently my tappets have got noisy and I was told by the garage that it has self-adjusting tappets. What can I do about this?
My car has the Peugeot TUD5 diesel engine. Whenever I start my car, when the engine is cold it makes a rattling sound and it fades as the engine starts gaining temperature. After a hot start it doesn't...
I'm looking at a W-reg Volkswagen 1.4 Golf. Should I be worried about noisy tappets? I can hear them not just when it starts but all the time, particularly on acceleration in low gear?
 

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