We recently had a WPENGINE site get stuck in the “No Update Required” loop after a push from staging to live. This is usually a cache related issue.
Fix “No Update Required” loop on WPENGINE
You can try to flush the cache in the Utilities section of the WPENGINE dashboard, however the real fix…
If you are on WPENGINE and have access to WP-CLI / the Advanced section, then you can actually run this command and it may solve it…
wp cache flush
Fix on other Servers
Likely flushing whatever caches you have e.g. memcache, redis cache, etc. should solve this strange loop bug.