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Can i change lifters on an 04 aztec 3.4 without removing

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can i change lifters on an 04 aztec 3.4 without removing intake
JA: What is the model of your '04 Pontiac?
Customer: Aztec awd
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes and i have left [front] valve cover, rockers and bus push rods on the bench
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any leaks lately?
Customer: 140k no leaks
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: only if i can remove lifters past push rod guides without removing intake
Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Pontiac
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Pontiac Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 months ago
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Pontiac Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 months ago

No you can't but these engines are known for intake gasket and head gasket leaks so you could always do everything in one shot. Let me know if you have questions, thanks.

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Pontiac Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 2 months ago

Ever get it figured out? Please do not forget to rate answer. Thanks.

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