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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:14 pm    Post subject:  3.8 ticking Reply with quote

i had some post on from some time ago so car been sitting so im still
trying to figure out what it is so i know i have engine sludge so will kerosene
help it or whats the best recommendation any help thanks

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:49 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Myself I would throw a can of Seafoam in and run it for a week or so, then change the oil and filter. Thats just me though Laughing GM also makes an oil additive I had good luck with in an old 2.8 that was ticking.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:03 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

ok i wanted to try some transfluid im tryin to decide if motor need replaced or just
break it down and fix it just got to find out exactly what it is

its been sitting since it happen and my tags expired
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:37 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I think your going to have to refresh us on what happened. Any misfire or oil lights with the tick?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:49 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

ok i tried flush engine with mm oil but didnt work so next i have some seafoam im
going to try to see if that helps i can drive since my tags expired so that were im at for now no misfires and no oil lights on
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