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Old 07-15-2007, 05:06 PM   #1
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Someone said i had a bad lifter because of the noise coming from my engine. The dealer said it was my cat making that noise but i dont know. Anyone have any advice for me
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We'll need more information before we can give any type of intellegent answer to your question.

Let'* start of with .. what year and model do you have?
Mileage?
symptoms?
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2002 ssei
85000 and its making a clicking noise
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Do you have the ability to take a video of it and host that video on somewhere like photobucket for us to view?

A clicking at 85,000 could be many things. My first reaction would be to believe the dealer..although here with all our members and knowledge, there are almost no lifter failures (except a couple lately that were aftermarket lifters).
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yeah it makes that noise ntill it warms up then it goes away
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Tough to say..a lifter might make sense..however a bad weld on a catalytic converter shield could also display the same symptoms.

At your mileage the catalytic is still under warranty. The dealer will replace it for free. My advice would be to let them do that and see if the noise goes away since the cost will be nothing.
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no my waranty ran out at 80000 that sucks they wanna harg me 900 replace t
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Oh..no..

Sorry..I thought the cat was 120.. I checked and it is 80,000. In that case. You could pick up a much lower cost Magnaflow off Ebay and have it installed locally.
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yeah thats what i was thinking now i have an excuse to replace my entire exhaust and go with flowmaster
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I hate when that happens. Do a search for exhaust video clips to decide which type of exhaust setup/mufflers sound best to you.
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