Ticking noice when runing - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-14-2009, 07:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
Neutral Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Car:
Posts: 63
Photos:
MaClaud10 is on a distinguished road
Ticking noice when runing

this ticking noice started not to long ago i got my head redone and the car was runing fine i got a new exhaust system i also have long tube headers i heard that i might have a leak on the headers. how probable is for the hydrawlick lifters to go bad i have a 98 323is
MaClaud10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-14-2009, 07:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
CanadianWraith's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: London, Ontario Canada
Car: 1996 318is
Posts: 258
Photos:
CanadianWraith is on a distinguished road
the sound of a leaking exhaust gasket is differant than the sound of a bad lifter. easy way to tell though is to put a screwdriver to the valve cover and see if the ticking is louder
__________________
CanadianWraith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2009, 09:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
german-speed-demon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Car:
Posts: 8,829
Photos:
german-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant future
take it in and have the lifters adjusted.
__________________
R.I.P fast 6


Two wheels or Four, I'm happy as long as the throttle is pinned.
german-speed-demon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2009, 10:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
Neutral Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Car:
Posts: 63
Photos:
MaClaud10 is on a distinguished road
how do you have the lifters adjuted?
MaClaud10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2009, 11:24 PM   #5 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
german-speed-demon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Car:
Posts: 8,829
Photos:
german-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant futuregerman-speed-demon has a brilliant future
the mechanics do it for you, i could have on mine but didn't want to attempt it. i know on e30's bmw reccomonds lifter adjustment every 60-75k miles, figured the same applied to some of the newer m50's as well.

may not be the problem, just a thought, i'm not an e36 guy lol.
__________________
R.I.P fast 6


Two wheels or Four, I'm happy as long as the throttle is pinned.
german-speed-demon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2009, 06:21 AM   #6 (permalink)
Mr. Bacon
 
dannyb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Civic Nation
Car: '08 Rabbit / E30 325is
Posts: 3,808
Photos:
dannyb is a glorious beacon of lightdannyb is a glorious beacon of lightdannyb is a glorious beacon of lightdannyb is a glorious beacon of lightdannyb is a glorious beacon of lightdannyb is a glorious beacon of light
Send a message via MSN to dannyb
arent e36 hydraulic lifters? how bad is the tick? You can add about 1/2 quart and it will go away, if that is your problem.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by german-speed-demon View Post
You may now add "yes, i'm an asshole" to your sig.
Quote:
Originally Posted by AlpineSixAndSeven
that's my whore ; )
dannyb is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Noice in steering slimmerkitty 1,6,7,8 - Series and Mini Cooper 6 05-22-2009 12:53 PM
Rear Differential Noice HectorQ 3-Series (E36) 6 03-24-2009 11:33 PM
316i rough runing mark@jayne 3-Series (E21, E30) 0 12-13-2008 10:52 AM
Ticking!! murray195 Video Vault 4 12-05-2007 01:41 PM
525 Noice Pls Pls Help stuart harmes 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 1 03-22-2005 08:33 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:00 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.