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Old 04-28-2008, 09:20 PM   #1
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Tapping sound from lifters

The tapping is intermittent throughout any temperature of the engine. Any ideas on how to resolve this noise without tearing the valvetrain apart? Also the distibutir cap and rotor make a "dragging" sound sometimes, not sure why. Any help is appreciated.
The vehicle is a 1992 wrangler with the 4.0L HO and about 125,00 miles original.

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Old 04-28-2008, 09:42 PM   #2
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dragging in distributor cap is weird, might not be on straight. as far as noise, your first step before making any repairs should be an engine flush. just buy the chemical from the parts store, put it in, and run for 5 mins. usually, then change oil, i like to let drain for a long time. then change filter, and fill er up. i have seen lucas work well first hand also. good luck and welcome

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Old 04-29-2008, 06:49 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info, I will try that and see what the results are. I received a tune up kit from Accel today, so I will see if the dragging noise goes away when I install the new ignition stuff.

Thanks again!
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