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530i Engine Ticking Sound

My '03 530i is making a ticking sound; whenever the car is in idle or when I first start it. I was low on oil (Used regular 10w-40) and put in Synthetic 10w-40. Is this the problem?

I've also read it could be an issue with the timing chain. Let me know, thanks.
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