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Old 03-20-2012, 06:05 PM   #1
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Had oil changed now a lifter tick at start up

Ad no noise with old oil when purchased changed oil put castrol 5-30 in sounded great wen to firestone had serviced( for aftermarket warranty) they put in kendal 10 -30semi synthetic now i get a lifter noise on cold start up.

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Old 03-20-2012, 06:19 PM   #2
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Had the same thing happen,whats the deal?

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Old 03-20-2012, 06:25 PM   #3
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Have same thing happened to me. Bought 10-30 because they were out of 5-30. Now i get a tick when first started but goes away after the Jeep warms up.
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:34 PM   #4
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Same here. My 2004 TJ has not hit the 20K mark yet. This is my first oil change after buying it a week ago from the PO. This is my 7th wrangler by the way. Wanted to play it safe so went to the dealer and got the recommended 10-30 from mopar. Now I notice a VERY SLIGHT ticking noise at cold starts and then it goes away after the Jeep warms up. Is this a bad sign already?
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:48 PM   #5
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I'm in the same boat with you guys, curious as to what that is.
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Old 03-20-2012, 07:00 PM   #6
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Is there a special filter for these that wont allow oil drain back just guessing i dont get it semi synthetic should fow as well as the 5weight castrol when cold even if its a 10-30.
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Old 03-20-2012, 07:05 PM   #7
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i had a small tic, my mechanic told me to bring it in the next day because he was backed up with repairs and stuff. i started my jeep the next day and on my way to work it went from a little tick to a loud LACKA LACKA LACKA LACKA sound, spun a bearing and cracked the crankshaft. $1800 later and i have a jasper motor, new clutch, new flywheel. he felt bad so i got away without having to pay labor.
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:26 PM   #8
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samething happened to me today i ussually ran 5-30 had my oil changed they put 10-30 semi now it doesnt sound right and theres a ticking should i have them switch it back to 5 30

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