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Metalic tapping sound coming from #6 cylinder, increases as rpm increases

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Possibly a collapsed valve lifter.. intake manifold must be removed to replace it... to confirm.. remove the valve cover and see if the rockers can be compressed by hand..if so probably the lifter

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If it is a very load knocking that increases with rpm sorry sounds like you spun a crank bearing and you have a rod knocking. If it is just a tapping sound it could be something else.Do you have low or no oil pressure? If no oil pressure you have a rod knocking if you go too long like that and keep driving it you will cause the crank to be out of round and have to replace crank.

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what RPM engine or axles.?
only moving, or can the noise happen parked.
left side, ?
in USA< you never said, so..>?????
in USA go to any ASE certiified shop, they will do a road test
and never lie to you,, stay away from stealerships, if not rich.
the charge you $20 for one spark plug, and not a blush.
dig that?

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If it increases with RPM that means you may have a serious issue.

If your comfortable i'd take off one coil pack at a time and see if the knocking stops. If it stops that cylinder might have Rod Knock..

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