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Oil pump

1846 Views 3 Replies 3 Participants Last post by  elime
I am hearing a ticking sound similar to a rocker arm/valve noise from my TW engine. Using a stethoscope it is loudest just next to the oil level sight window which is just opposite of the oil pump. It is much louder when the engine is warmed up and non-existent when the engine is cold. I have adjusted the valves many times so it is not the valves.

Has anyone else heard a similar noise or had trouble with their oil pump? Or what else might make the noise? Is this normal for an engine with 15K miles on it? I am going to pull the right side cover off and take a look but first I want to get a gasket.

Suggestions anyone? Tony
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Tony, I had the same thing, see this thread.

Actually I see you responded in it. Mine does it on real hot days when the idle is low.

I have nearly another 8k on it since that thread, so it must not be anything too bad!
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