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Posted: 1/17/2015 1:41:14 AM EST
My 05 Nissan Titan is developing some audible valve lash in the engine. It has 116k miles and I need to drive it for 4 more years. Am I fucked? How much is a top end rebuild?
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 1:46:54 AM EST
Exhaust leak? I've heard that the manifolds Crack on certain years.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 1:56:05 AM EST
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Originally Posted By masterbasch:
Exhaust leak? I've heard that the manifolds Crack on certain years.
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Its funny you bring that up, I was wondering the same thing when I heard it.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 1:56:57 AM EST
Ive not heard of this being a common problem. I cant check identifix until monday. Hopefully someone with more experience on them can chime in. I would definitely use a stethoscope and make sure the source of the noise wasnt exhaust or belt/pulley related.
As much as I hate them, they are stout, reliable trucks. Good luck, heres a bump.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 2:00:20 AM EST
Valve lash ?
I doubt that is the case on such a low miles motor. Cracked or rusted out exhaust manifolds is likely.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 2:03:47 AM EST
Thanks guys, I'll look into a possible exhaust leak in the manifold.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 2:06:40 AM EST
Could me major $ if I recal correctly. Keep an eye on your rear axle seals as well.
Link Posted: 1/17/2015 2:07:13 AM EST
Flux capacitor
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