stangbang100: My motor is doing this tap also in my 05 5.3. I'm going to go ahead and try this and hope it clears it up. It started doing it after letting the truck sit for about 6 months and not changing the oil after I started using it for work again. Other than that its strong running at 242k miles.
AdirondackNY: if the seafoam has stopped the tap I would say to wait untill the next oil change to use the trans fluid. if inside the valve cover has black crud built up the trans fluid will break it down over time.
jon street: I ran into something like this, I work at a local Auto Parts Store we all know it . I still learn new things everyday, but some of my Managers don't even turn wrenches and never have. My 95 chevy had the smallest of taps only at idle, last nite I went and got Seafoam and I'm not a big fan but it did something of the same, parked it and rev. it up to 4k rpms some smoke came out and no tap, should I still try this motr looks nasty through the oil fill cap. I like to learn first hand.
saleem83: Looks like my bung hole after eating tacobell
ziggassedup: I've never heard of auto fluid to flush out the gunk...I'll give it a try and see what happens..I've used a 50/50 engine oil and "Rimula" (high detergent diesel oil).
AdirondackNY: I would do 5 oil 1 trans fluid and run it about 300 miles
TexasCutlassMan: How long should I even if I should drive it with the 4 one combo? My Tahoe takes 6 quarts do recommend the 5 oil and 1 transmisson fluid?
MoNsTeR21FoX: Should this help get all of the sludge out of my motor?
Flippit1303: ok, since I have been driving I have only used Fram lol But you cant ignore that Fram is one of the top oil filter companies for a reason. But everyone is entitled to there own opinions. Diaper thing was funny though :)
AdirondackNY: I agree in this case it was from NEVER changing the oil as I said in the description. I'm glad you never had a problem with Fram filters but I do feel Fram filters are inferior, & since you havent had a problem "all your life" as you say I guess your mom used Fram diapers on you as well. :)
Flippit1303: The filter had NOTHING to do with sludge. That's from NEVER changing the oil and water possibly getting into the oil. I have use fram filters all my life and have never had a problem with them.
abornpayne: Thank you, need to flush my dad's van. He's used whatever filters the lube place had... Personally i always used PureOne filters, and a little Lucas on old engines. Thanks again
Michael Outlaw: first Victor Uruena Yes you can Add trans fluid to any engine to keep it clean Second if you stop using 5w 30 10w 30 and switch to a straight 30w oil you will not have any more gunk in your motor .
5w 30 and 10 w 30 use Chemicals to emulate a straight 30w oil it is the chemical break down that causes the sludge build up
Mike Parker: A very common problem with votec engines that can cause a tick that is over looked is the valve stem oil seal . I also don't think you can blame the filter for the guy not changing his oil then selling you the truck .
AdirondackNY: I would put half a quart in first to see how it goes then if the noise dont go away within 50 miles then put the other half in
victor uruena: WOULD U RECOMMENT THIS ON A 2006 DODGE CHARGER 3.5 I HAVE THE SAME NOISE AND IM THINKING OF TRYING YOU METHODE I STILL HAVE ABOUT 500 MILES TILL MY NEXT OIL CHANGE AND IM THINKING OF TRYING THE ATF OIL THERN FLUSHING IT DOWN AFTER THE 500 MILES DO YOU RECOMMENDED ON A DODGE?
AdirondackNY: you missed the point.
azimmey: blaming a filter for the mud in the engine, lol....
Bigbriansc: The sludge is in the bottom of the oil pan. Some of it may have been in the heads, but 90% is in the oil pan. I bet the engine has over 200K miles.
James Erikson: Even oil changes can make buildup like this tho lol. But good vid :)
James Erikson: You probably should of taken the oil pan off :/
James Erikson: Holy crap. I'm gonna have to do this to my Jeep... cuz its probably the same way, since the lifters are probably louder then that Chevy lol. You can hear it from way down the street! Almost like a rod knock, but I know its not. Wow though.
SkilledEddie: dude your motor is taking a crap! lol
David S: This disgusting motor is not the fault of the "fram filter", it was due to the prior owner of the vehicle failing to change the oil and filter every 3000 miles. I remember getting that much sludge when using Quaker State Motor Oil in the 70s...The best oil I have used was Exxon Uniflo 10w-40, year round never had a problem and all ran very clean
bmelo909: I have a 06 impala ss 5.3 V8. It makes loud knocking sound when in 4 cylinder mode. Will this fix issue???
bmelo909: I have a 06 impala ss with 5.3 V8. It gets bad knocking noise when in 4 cylinder mode
bmelo909: I have a 06 impala ss with 5.3 V8...i have bad knocking sound when it goes to 4 cylinder mode,what could it be
TheGMlover1: Does it still hold oil pressure and did you drain some out and put a quart of tranny fluid or just a little bit
cael brown: Ive driven two Dodge Dakotas well over 330000 with no engine issues and i use Fram. If regular oil changes are not performed it does not matter what filter you use.
AdirondackNY: the filter is not going to make any diferance in pressure, the thinner oil will drop the oil pressure a small amount but not to zero. if you hooked a seperate oil pressure gauge to the motor and it is zero pressure I would imagine the oil is not getting to the lifters enough to fully open the valves. I would be looking at the oil pump or see how that distributor was put in because the cam turns the distributor that spins the shaft to the oil pump
David Signorelli: Drops off to almost zero. He did put a fram filter on it if he put 5w30 in instead of 10 w40 would that make a difference?it
David Signorelli: This all started with mechanic changing intake manifold gasket. Up to this point my truck ran just fine. So because of the misfire he changed spark plugs wires dist. cap rotor and complete distributor . This did not help he took it to a dealer and they ran all the tests he couldn't and said the injector,spider compression and spark were good. This is the time the oil pressure and idle speed both dropped idle 600 rpm oil pressure will drop to zero when engine reaches 195F and then oil pressure
AdirondackNY: for the misfire I would test the injector and the compression for that cylinder. the oil pressure I would test to see if the sending unit is bad and test it with a direct gauge
David Signorelli: I have a 2002 s-10 with 4.3 my lifters have tapped for along time but i use castrol and change it every 3000 since I got it back in 2003 used. I am having a problem with the oil pressure dropping to 5 or 10 lb at operating temp 200F and I am getting a p0304 obd error cyl 4 misfire.changed plugs wires cap and rotor still misfires. Oil pressure dropped after mechanix changed intake manafold gasket. any Ideas?
Austin Bishop: Toyota is really the only respectable one.
Austin Bishop: Any foreign car woulde broken down a long time ago if it was neglected like that
kenman1717: I might have to try this to see if it helps my '03. has been getting worse, it started as piston slap and valve noise, but now it knocks when I accelerate and it increases with throttle. engine has 245000km on it, have another one with 16000km on it ready to go in when its time. I've never used a fram filter, always ac delco or napa, but I bought truck used so who knows.
Robert Ratcliff: Ill let you know how it turned out! Thanx!
AdirondackNY: YES the very first comment left on this video was from a guy that had the same problem five years ago and his vehicle is still running perfect today, this trick saved him $2200
Robert Ratcliff: PLS HELP! My 08 Avalanche started knocking yesterday ,mechanic said lifters were stuck can I do this to MY TRUCK to save myself 4 grand ?
AdirondackNY: no problems with this truck as of yet, the guy that bought it plowed snow with it all winter & it's still going strong
jacob classified: considering the engine sludge that your truck had.. did it have oil pressure problems after you took the sludge out? i used motor flush in a old truck back in the day and the oil pressure would bank after it warmed up. had to replace the rod,main and cam bearings to fix it.
AdirondackNY: yes but you dont want to over fill it
Miguel De la torre: i just did a complete oil change on my 2006 1500 would it be ok to just add a Qt. ATF for the next 400 then do another oit change with out the ATF ?
Miguel De la torre: i just did a complete oil change on my 2006 1500
Joe Nial: This is operator neglect, not oil filter issues. I ran the old school orange Fram in a 1976 Suburban with a 454 CID bored 30 over with a slightly more radical camshaft with headers and an 6,000 RPM power curve intake manifold with a Holley carb and it would jump to 8,000 RPM's so easily when you hit the gas pedal. Yet, I never had any filter issues, even when I put a remote double filter system on the truck with two smaller filters. Have to change the oil at least twice a year no matter what.
xlargetophat: Ty for video. Crazy stuff.
hackmans49: You rock thanks
ERICtheLATE: filling oil filter for "first breath" was my favorite ... good vid!!!
Chevy Vortec lifter & valve tap how to repair it4.8
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