BMW Forums : BimmerForums banner

tappy

  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, My 328i engine sounds a little tippy tappy and ticky (technical terms?!?!) - More like its pinking. I have a cheap aftermarket cone filter on - Not fitted by me and Im told by you experts that its is not good and is too near the MAF sensor! - As a result of your advise I should have a...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, my 316, 1.9 8v appears quite tappy/ticky sounding particularly at lower speeds and in 1st and 2nd. Is this normal for the engine? Oil may need changed but is at a reasonable level? Ive never owned a BMW before so unsure if its just the chain? The car has only done 43k. Cheers!! :thumbsup
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, I posted a thread a few months ago asking about a tapping sound coming from my engine when I fire it up from cold, I have since decided that it is my vanos unit at the front of the engine :frown I was wandering if this should be something to worry about, or if it's just going to make it...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, I've got a 96'E36 2.8 sport. After purchasing the car back in april I sent it to castle BMW in york for a Insp2 and basically for them to pull up anything that was wrong. I noticed that the head seemed a bit tappy, after the service it died down, but after a good session out on my...
Top