Thread: LIFTER ticking
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Old 07-14-2002, 03:38 PM
John Coleman
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LIFTER ticking

I have read many posts regarding lifter noise. My 95 S420 has intermittent ticking with no particular pattern. I gather clogged oiler tubes are the likely culprits. My questions are :

1. Does one replace them or clean them?

2. At what mileage is is smart to replace timing-chains and tensioners?

3. Can the chains be replaced by attaching to the old chains and winding through?
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