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Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 23:11:52 +0000
From: Eeyore <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: 97 9000 Turbo: Ticking in Engine Compartment


Echo088880nospaml.com wrote: > I've read a few posts and answers about this, but am still not sure > what it is. Symptoms: Ticking that I can hear in the cabin, coming from > the engine compartment, and from outside with hood closed. Can't always > hear it so well when I pop the hood because of the engine noise. Can't > really hear it at speed, probably also because of other noise. Can hear > it best when idling or going slow. Ticks about 3 or 4 ticks per second. Sounds like 'tappet noise' to me. Have you changed the oil recently ? Graham

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