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Intermittent ticking noise from valve train on BMW 528xi

Problem Description and Possible Solution

An intermittent ticking noise from the valve train may be noted at times. This concern is commonly caused by one or more faulty hydraulic valve lifters. Our technicians tell us updated valve lifters are available which should correct this concern.

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BMW 528xi Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 34,600 (32,000–37,200)
2 model years affected: 2008, 2009
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