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  1. Lifters tapping knocking loud after stuck in traffic for an hr.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    As per tittle. My cars been trouble free for years. But the 323I ie 2.5 sounds bloody awful. Im hoping that in the morning she woll be ok. I only really do short journeys. But to night I literally sat in 4 miles off traffic cruel stop start when I finally got clear and home she sounded like...
  2. 2001 E46 318i M43 Engine. Rockers and Slipper Pads?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all After some tech help please. Got noisy lifters at No 1 cylinder. Tried all usual tricks, i.e lifter treatment, oil change etc etc. Have been told best option is to replace the two lifters for No 1 cylinder, but also to replace rockers and slipper pads. Tried researching for slipper pads...
  3. 645 Noisy Lifters

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi All, has anyone had any experience with noisy hydraulic lifters ? I have an audible ticking especially on cold start, which dies down after a few hundred yards drive. However if I listen carefully I can hear a slight tapping after that. Convinced after listening to engine after cold starting...
  4. Exhaust valve, sticky lifters

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi if the paper on exhaust test only shows air intake on cold engine but not when hot is that just sticky lifters and not a bad exhaust valve? Also is anyone here able to confirm if pressure test was OK it rules out bad exhaust valve?
  5. Can hydraulic lifters cause hesitation in throttle response

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, been battling this issue for a week or so now. Basically car has loud tapping sound. There's also hesitation when I accelerate. I get no response from the engine and the car just bogs down. You can also see this when its idle and the car sounds like it wants to cut out but then finds it...
  6. M43 Hydraulic Valve Lifters Installation - please help me bleed them down or..

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Good day, I've just purchased my friend's lifters. All silent, in good shape. The problem is, at first he could push the rod down w/ his finger, but it got stiff and rock solid. Now, we can't move them at all. Is it safe to install them like this? Just avoiding any major disasters. here are...
  7. e46 330i hydrolic lifter noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    e46 330i hydrolic lifter noise *now with vid* hey all. bought a 2000 model 330i a few weeks ago. The lifters are pretty noisy, from cold and when warm. Soon as i bought it i fully serviced it with genuine bmw parts/oil etc. flushed the oil aswell. The noise has improved but still very loud...
  8. e46 325i 2001 - hydro lifters

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I have a noisy set of hydraulic lifters which I like to replace myself. I cant seem to find a good enough guide on the net on how to do it. Does anyone know of any guides and also can someone comment on the job and where a diy'er is likely to struggle or have problems? I am very...
  9. 1994 E36 325 convertible central locking and front window lifters stopped working

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi there, As per the description: Fuses all ok. Rear lifters work ok. When opening doors, glass does'nt drop to clear convertible top. Alarm flashes hazards constantly but not sounding. Any ideas? Thanks, Mike
  10. 2001 E46 318i - Suspected hydraulic lifters issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have a 2001 318i which suddenly started misfiring on the motorway at 70mph. The car lost power and started making what I believe to be top end rattling noises. The AA were called out and detected a slightly damaged spark plug in cylinder 3 (electrodes slightly bent but in one...
  11. 2000 E46 318ci M43 does the engine have hydraulic lifters?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys! I need to know if the M43 has hydraulic lifters, or the older mechanism etc? cheers Chris
  12. 2002 e46 318i hydraulic lifters

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    i think i have a hydrolic lifter problem dead rattley will this stuff be any good to solve the problem http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_storeId_10001_catalogId_10151_productId_203145_langId_-1_categoryId_165750
  13. 1992 E36 318i m40 engine manual-hydraulic lifters query

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Bought new lifters for the cam shaft, which came with a split plastic ring on each one, sitting halfway down the lifters in a recess. Are these meant to be fitted along with the lifters? or they just there for shipping purposes to keep them oiled inside, as I did notice a hole on the lifters...
  14. 2001 E46 316ti - does anyone have a part number for the hydraulic lifters on the N42 engine??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    does anyone have a part number for the hydraulic lifters on the N42 engine?? can't find them on realoem.com/bmminiparts.co.uk..
  15. 2003 E46 330D hydraulic lifters query

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone, a few quick questions if anyone can help me out please, ok having a few problems with my 03 330d sport, 124k miles, had a diagnostics last week because of excess smoke and tapping/knocking noise, smoke was down to 1 injector which needs replacing, 1st question, how do i test the...
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