engine tapping


jagalindo
07-12-2004, 08:56 PM
I have a 1995 J30 which has begin a pretty loud engine tapping on the left side. It seems to tap as fast as the rpms. The engine is running fine otherwise. any ideas?

Aros Mackey
07-16-2004, 12:16 PM
It is most likely the idler pulley on the timing, these cars naturaly sound like sewing mechines, but if that gets really loud replace the pulley professionally, I replaced my motor for $2500 because I did not have that pully changed.That motor is an interferance motor just turning it over with the starter will bend the valves if the timming is off at all.

Speedy_1234
08-01-2004, 02:16 PM
Check The other thread about engine tapping

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