Ticking Noise From Engine Area Due to Faulty Fuel Damper on Nissan 350Z

A faulty fuel damper can produce a ticking noise, which can be heard inside the cabin when the engine is idling. Replacement of the failed dampener should correct this problem.

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Average mileage: 87,809 (26,000–172,000)
7 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, more2007, 2008, 2009
16 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
2004 Nissan 350Z64,375
a tiking noise that sounds like lifters..
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2005 Nissan 350Z50,000
air bag warning light constantly turning back on, ticking heard inside cabin from possible faulty fuel damper.
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2007 Nissan 350Z94,000
What my car basically does is that it takes a few seconds for it to start. It is usually during cold weather that it takes a while to turn on. Some of the times it wont even make a clicking noise. When it struggles to turn on, it keeps clicking and clicking.
2003 Nissan 350Z95,600
ticking coming from engine compartment
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