In Reply to: nasty ass "ticking" noise coming from my engine posted by play//M3 on May 15, 2001 at 19:10:30:
95 M3 no mods 77k
Well I know I probably shouldn't be posting here anymore but I had a 95 M3 and this happened to mine also. The problem is I am not possitive to what it is, I have a good idea though. I crashed and they changed my belts and the belt tensioner*. The tensioner is what they had diagnosed before the accident, and after both of the previous were changed the ticking stopped. Get a long screw driver and use it against you ear like a doctor would use a stethoscope and put it on the right front of the engine area you should here the ticking through the screwdriver. (Obviously put the plastic part on your ear and the metal on the motor)
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