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Old 03-16-2003, 07:13 PM
stevebfl stevebfl is offline
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Use a stethescope to locate the general area of the noise, then pull the valve cover and remove rocker arms in that area till you find ones with a significant wear line.

These engines weren't the quietest but the only way to tell if the rockers are worn is physical examination with them removed.
Steve Brotherton
Continental Imports
Gainesville FL
Bosch Master, ASE Master, L1
33 years MB technician
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