ticking noise on 1996 Mercedes-Benz S500

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.

by in San Diego, CA on June 07, 2011
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2 answers
ANSWER by , June 07, 2011
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.
ANSWER by , June 07, 2011
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