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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 08-03-2006, 05:53 PM   #1
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y is it that every once in a while when im driving and gas it there is a real slight tick comming from the engine compartment but then other times it doesnt do it? i was wondering if it had to do with the fact the my car is running lean and i cant seem to fix it i checked all my electrical connections and no go
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What type of gas are you putting in it?
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its 93 octane from mobile
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it may be a crack in the exhaust manifold
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thats what i was thinkin but it only does it every once in a while
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Mine is cracked and it only does it once in awhile.
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Mine is cracked and it only does it once in awhile.
mine is cracked until this weekend...however it sounds like an exhuast leak.

Is the noise coming from the top end?

lifters making clatter?
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