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    hi there hope someone can help,when i turn the ignition off there is a click from engine bay any ideas its a 52 plate 2.2,also there was a video kicking around about the sound of a cam chain rattle any body got the link as i cant make up my mind to weather my car needs cam chain replacing or its a tappet

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    If the clicking happens when you turn the ignition off then its not going to be the chain or hydraulic lifters as the engine's not running. Is it not something electrical?

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    sorry mate their two differnt problems

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    Quote Originally Posted by denzilbud View Post
    sorry mate their two differnt problems
    LOL, read it again, got you now.

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    the tapping noise seems to be more regular now but only when engines cold and been stood over nite

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    My Hydraulic lifter noisy Vid

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    I noticed you searching through my threads, mine was worse with a warm engine, not hot not cold but if it had been driven left to sit for an hour then started it again. Thicker 10w 40 oil helped it quite a bit.

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    yeh that be the noise looks like an oil and filter change would flushing some cheap oil through it first help any

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    Could do mate, just as long as your engine has been flusher on a regular basis before or it could make it worse.

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    ok cheers mate any ideas on the clicking sound when ignition switched off

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