In Reply to: cold... starts ticking posted by JoeZ- 90 735i 135k on October 09, 2001 at 08:57:00:
east coast is getting colder and with that comes a ticking from the top of the engine that only goes away after very long drive times. Sounds a bit like a diesel but a little more quite.
When should this become a concern. I plan to switch over to mobil 1 soon, maybe it will help.