Valve tap then engine died. Whats wrong with it? - Suzuki Forums: Suzuki Forum Site
Suzuki Forum Suzuki Forums

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Suzuki Forums: Suzuki Forum Site > Suzuki Models > Suzuki Verona, Chevrolet Epica & Daewoo Magnus Forum
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowAuto LoansInsurance Advertise

Suzuki-Forums.com is the premier Suzuki All Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-05-2012, 04:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newbie
 
SuzukiVerona's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 3
Gallery: 0
SuzukiVerona is on a distinguished road
Default Valve tap then engine died. Whats wrong with it?

Hi all I'm looking into buying a 1 owner 2004 Verona EX that has 100k miles on it for $800. It does not run.

Owner says that it had bad valve tap for months, then one day there was a click noise and the engine shut off and wouldn't run again.

What am I going to be getting myself into? What happens on these engines that causes the valves to tap? I had a 2004 Verona LX earlier this year with 200k that had horrible valve tap but its still alive to this day under the new owner.

I also need to know if this is an interference engine. I'm hoping i will only need to replace valve springs, or in the worst case scenario a cylinder head. I'm wondering what happened that made this motor stop running?

Thank you for any advice in advice.
SuzukiVerona is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Suzuki Forums: Suzuki Forum Site > Suzuki Models > Suzuki Verona, Chevrolet Epica & Daewoo Magnus Forum

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Suzuki Forums: Suzuki Forum Site forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:49 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.