New engine with mystery tick

Asked by GuruSMJ7D Jun 20, 2019 at 12:37 PM about the 1969 Chevrolet C/K 10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Put an engine in my 1969C 10 and
when we picked it up we heard a tick
and the shop told us it was the piston
in the fuel pump took it back in the
spring and said I don’t like the tick
you need to fix it they tore the top
end of the engine down found where
on the cam and put it back together
still checked then in three weeks we
brought it back and they tore the
whole engine down and rebuilt it
under warranty put it back together
and itStill ticked.  Brought it home
and on other mechanics advice we
swap the fuel pump still ticked any
suggestions out there

1 Answer


Install an electric fuel pump and eliminate the old mechanical pump.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

Chevrolet C/K 10 Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    G A Arne
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers


Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
13 Great Deals out of 633 listings starting at $7,800
Used Chevrolet Blazer
5 Great Deals out of 1,262 listings starting at $29,860
Used Ford F-100
5 listings
Used Chevrolet Corvette
8 Great Deals out of 314 listings starting at $7,998
Used Ford Mustang
20 Great Deals out of 1,519 listings starting at $4,895

Used Cars for Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.