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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 Question: ticking noise

 

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wargro, San Diego, CA, June 07, 2011, 06:29
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I get a ticking sound when i start my car and as im driving. i need to know what the problem is and how much it will cost to fix it. alsoits on the passenger side.

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    June 07, 2011, 08:14
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    There many things that can cause 'ticking' noises under the hood of a car- and there is no way to even remotely diagnose noises without hearing them.
    Its most likely valve-train noise or an exhaust leak. Have a reputable MB dealer or import specialist diagnose your noise issue.

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    modeauto from Mode Automotive Repair, June 07, 2011, 09:01
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    SOUNDS LIKE POSSIBLE EXHAUST LEAK, OR MAYBE LIFTER/TAPPET NOISE, IS YOUR OIL LEVEL FULL? WOULD HAVE TO SEE VEHICLE TO BE ABLE TO DETERMINE WHAT WE ARE DEALING WITH, FEEL FREE TO STOP BY OR CALL.

    RYAN MODE
    MODE AUTOMOTIVE
    858-361-4645

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