92 nissan 240sx

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Old 09-15-06, 12:06 PM
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Question 92 nissan 240sx

when accelerator is pressed, the engine starts making a tapping noise. but not when idling. dipstick shows oil level in the middle of fill and full. what could this be?
 
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Old 09-15-06, 01:57 PM
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My guess would be valves needing adjustment. Here's some reading on the subject and the procedure to adjust them:

http://www.autozone.com/servlet/UiBroker?ForwardPage=/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/17/ee/4d/0900823d8017ee4d.jsp

Note that the engine you actually have will determine what, if any, maintenance can be performd.
 
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