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Old 11-21-2013, 04:17 AM   #1
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Question My HLA burst open

Last month I replaced the HAL still hear the knocking sound after oil change.


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Old 11-21-2013, 08:09 AM   #2
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good, now you can clean it out.
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I cleaned out my HLAs long ago. Took them apart, gave them a good cleaning, put them back together, reinstalled. Took about an hour and a half being the first time I had really ever messed with a head in my life.

End result: I have no idea - I bought a solid-lifter head for a 2000 and used the HLA head as partial payment before it was ever reinstalled.
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I am not sure if that piece is actually supposed to come out. I have never pulled it on any of the lifters that I have cleaned. I might honestly look into getting a replacement lifter. I know you can pick up the kia branded ones for less then $10.
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I've taken the plungers out before, not sure on the disc looking thingy. For ~$10 I'd replace 'em.
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