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Why is there a ticking sound with engine idling?

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  • Charles Tucker Mar 28, 2015

    how loud, how many ticks per second, open hold -- where is ticking sound coming from?

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You don't say what engine .And it is likely comeing from the valve train push rods lifters rocker arms Ect.
However most of the time the system is adjustable to stop the noise .
Its not a super simple job but its not a really hard thing to do eighter .You would need a few speical tools and there is a strict procedure that must be followed .
Check with the dealer the parts department people they can print it right out of the factory manaul the olny parts you should need are valve cover gasket/s and a feeler gauge to clerance the tips of the valves rocker arms .

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Push rods /lifters not getting oiled properly

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