Question about 2003 BMW 325
You can try a thicker oil. But it sounds like a valve lifter may be going bad. Try an additive to see if it makes any difference. May be that the pump did not pump the oil right away. Run the car for a while . See how it sounds.If the ticking gets worse it is probobly one of the lifters.
Posted on Feb 02, 2009
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