Re: [DML] Loud Ticking Noise
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Re: [DML] Loud Ticking Noise



Normally I'd say manifold gaskets, does it sound like an old VW? If it's 
more mechanical and definitely metal-on-metal then the sudden revs 
probably starved the cams of oil and you've eaten a lobe off the camshaft

Martin

Bernie wrote:

>All,
>
>I just put a new alternator on one of my D's today and took it out for 
>a test drive.  The throttle got stuck wide open with ni load for a few 
>seconds, don't know what it got caught on, carpet or otherwise, I 
>tapped it with my foot and it dropped back to idle.  Now there is a 
>very LOUD, ticking noise coming from the drivers side of the engine.  
>Does anyone have any ideas where I should start looking.  Or should I 
>just start looking for a new engine.  Though it still runs, and starts 
>no problem, just that noise.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Bernie
>
>  
>






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