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Is very light knocking noise from 1997 328i 6v BMW a concern?

I am looking at a 1997 328i with 177700 miles. It has a light knocking noise from the engine. Told by seller that all such cars have this. Is there something to this noise or is he correct. Drives fine.

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Hi, you will need to be very carefull if you buy this car, a knocking engine noise on a engine that has covered this sort of milage may not sound bad at the moment but you could be letting yourself in for an exspensive repair in the near future, these engines suffered with the bore liners wearing and the only repair is a new engine block or replacement engine, regards mark.

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