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Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-28-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By MrPace
Not sure if your reply was directed at me, but...

Not sure if your reply was directed at me, but since I haven't heard any noise since taking out the Range and switching gas, I have no plans to report the problem to my dealer unless I start hearing...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-14-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By MrPace
Well, all I can say is I heard the lifter noise...

Well, all I can say is I heard the lifter noise almost daily when I let it sit in the parking lot while I went to work for 8+ hours. And I haven't heard it since I took the steps detailed above....
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-08-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By MrPace
I've had multiple instances this past week or so...

I've had multiple instances this past week or so where my car has sat for over 24 hours+...and the lifters/engine hasn't made a peep when starting it.

I consider this problem now solved with...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-02-2014, 01:25 PM
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Posted By MrPace
Yes, all true. However, I won't be driving my car...

Yes, all true. However, I won't be driving my car as I have been from this point on until about the middle of August, so it wouldn't really be a fair test. I neglected to say this in my prior post.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-02-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By MrPace
Most definitely...I know I'm going to get real...

Most definitely...I know I'm going to get real tired of the AFM quirks and exhaust noises again...just not sure how long I'm going to wait...probably another couple of weeks...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-02-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By MrPace
One more interesting note. On Monday morning, I...

One more interesting note. On Monday morning, I started my car and moved it about a block...then parked it...and there it sat until Tuesday evening. A day and a half without starting it...that hasn't...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-30-2014, 04:35 PM
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Posted By MrPace
Another update...I still haven't heard the lifter...

Another update...I still haven't heard the lifter sound at startup since I switched gas and pulled the Range AFM delete...strange, right?

I've never read about anyone experiencing lifter problems...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-27-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By MrPace
So I have had three straight days of noise-free...

So I have had three straight days of noise-free cold starts at the train station this week. I might have heard a very slight noise one time, but nothing near as loud as what I had been hearing.
...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By MrPace
So what are the risks of not getting it fixed...

So what are the risks of not getting it fixed right away? I'm not sure I'm comfortable having the engine opened up being as it only has 10k miles on it...since it only happens during certain cold...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-23-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By MrPace
Been using 93...oil life is at 45%...been...

Been using 93...oil life is at 45%...been noticing the 2 second ticking at certain cold startups for at least a couple of months now...checked the oil level around 50% oil life and it didn't appear...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-21-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By MrPace
Well, I let the oil temp rise to just under...

Well, I let the oil temp rise to just under normal operating temperature, and it still made the noise when I got off the train that evening.

But I'm still convinced it has something to do with...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-20-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By MrPace
I let it warm up a little longer this morning and...

I let it warm up a little longer this morning and got the oil to almost operating temp before I parked it...going to see if I get the tick later this afternoon. I really don't want them opening up...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-19-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By MrPace
I've actually thought about this a little more,...

I've actually thought about this a little more, and came up with the reason why it can sit overnight and not make the noise the following morning, yet other times it can sit for 6-8 hours at the...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-19-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By MrPace
It's not well known in 2013 models, is it?

It's not well known in 2013 models, is it?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By MrPace
I wonder if this problem is more prevalent with...

I wonder if this problem is more prevalent with those who tune out AFM or who run something like the Range AFM delete (like I do). Running these lifters in 8-cylinder mode all the time is not how...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-19-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By MrPace
I think the TSBs associated with this problem do...

I think the TSBs associated with this problem do not list model year 2013...which means they'll probably say something like this is normal, knowing dealerships...then what?

Does anyone know what...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-19-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By MrPace
As explained in my original post, the video is...

As explained in my original post, the video is not of my car, but is a video posted elsewhere on this site. It just happens to show exactly what I am hearing on some cold start ups.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-19-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By MrPace
The ticking/fluttering sound is over by the end...

The ticking/fluttering sound is over by the end of the video...it only lasts about 2 seconds....I guess it's more obvious to me in the video since it's the exact same noise I hear live.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-19-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By MrPace
2013 2SS L99 A6 with lifter problem??

I thought the AFM lifter issue was limited to 2010 models and that GM introduced new lifters to fix this issue. Since my car is a 2013, how is it I seem to be having this problem?

I have 10k miles...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-24-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By MrPace
Dealer took a look at it and said there was...

Dealer took a look at it and said there was nothing wrong. There was plenty of coolant in there. I must be an idiot who can't read the coolant dipstick. I could have sworn there wasn't much of...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-23-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By MrPace
I keep the car outside, yes. But like I said, it...

I keep the car outside, yes. But like I said, it hadn't rained or snowed that day/night, and I don't remember driving through any puddles.

With that said, I checked the coolant level this morning,...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-23-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By MrPace
White smoke from grill

So after my 15 minute trip home tonight (mostly highway), after parking my car and with engine still running, I noticed a bit of white smoke coming from the front of the car. I got out and looked and...
Forum: V8 Bolt-Ons & Tunes 01-08-2014, 07:07 PM
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Views: 88,481
Posted By MrPace
For what it's worth, I've seen my instances of...

For what it's worth, I've seen my instances of CELs drop to nil by always remote starting the vehicle via the key fob.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-06-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,506
Posted By MrPace
Ah, now I get it...duh...makes sense when you are...

Ah, now I get it...duh...makes sense when you are stuck to turn them off...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-05-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,506
Posted By MrPace
I'm a bit of an idiot when it comes to stuff like...

I'm a bit of an idiot when it comes to stuff like this, so can you or anyone else explain why such a counter-intuitive move (turning off traction control in winter weather) would actually help...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-05-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,506
Posted By MrPace
Yes. Have had almost no problems driving around...

Yes. Have had almost no problems driving around in the snow with Conti ExtremeContact DWS on my 2SS. Once or twice I felt the back end start to slide out for a second or two, but that's it...SO MUCH...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-05-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,506
Posted By MrPace
I get that...just trying to picture what would...

I get that...just trying to picture what would happen if you suddenly hit a dry patch...lol
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-04-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,582
Posted By MrPace
I was driving around last night on Conti...

I was driving around last night on Conti ExtremeContact DWS...temp was -1 and there was a layer of packed snow on the road left over from the plows...felt the back end slip out (minor) twice...
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,506
Posted By MrPace
WHAT?!?!?!?

WHAT?!?!?!?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-04-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,723
Posted By MrPace
My Conti ExtremeContact DWSs are holding up very...

My Conti ExtremeContact DWSs are holding up very well in this NY snow. Plowed but still covered and packed streets aren't a problem...car only kicked out from me once or twice over the past two days,...
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