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Valves making noise BMW 635

Hello. I have trouble finding the right measure for adjusting the top valves in my bmw 635 87 model. I have read some in forums and the only answer i found was 0,3mm. The problem is that the car makes tikking noise when engine is running. Thanks Alexander

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  • blomquist_al May 20, 2009

    They are not self adjusteble valves on the car.

    The oil im using are the recomandeble oil for that car.

    I think that the valves are worn but ill double check the adjustment before changing.

    Thanks again


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The 0.3mm means use thicker gasket if your heads been shaved.valve clearance is 0.012 for intake 0.012 for exhaust valves.what type of oil you using.if your oil is too thick it make valve noise.if adjusting valves dont help your lifters probably worn.

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