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Old 05-04-2021, 12:02 AM
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Valve adjustment symptoms

Quick question: what happens if you never adjust your valve clearance on an A4? What would be the symptoms? Hard start? Engine stopping after running a while?
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Old 05-04-2021, 09:08 AM
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Hello svsonora.

Here is a link to a short thread on clearances you may find helpful:

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/for...read.php?t=180

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The valves won't close properly, you'll lose compression, and the engine will become hard to start.
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The valves won't close properly, you'll lose compression, and the engine will become hard to start.
And noisy.
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