View Single Post
Old 11-28-2012, 12:42 AM   #8
NASIOC Supporter
Member#: 30669
Join Date: Dec 2002
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: USA, North NJ, 07456
1998 Legacy 2.5GT
Silver Sleeper BK, 5MT


Originally Posted by ilganeli View Post
Before you do anything else , try topping off the oil and see if it smooths out.
While that "may help", if it's making that much noise, it's just a matter of time before it's totally done.

There is a "slight chance" it's a bad TB tensioner, but I wouldn't bet on it. A bad TB tensioner usually sounds different.

PS, topping it off with 60wt oil will likely quiet the engine down some....sorta....for a little bit......
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Charlie-III is offline   Reply With Quote