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Old 03-09-2006, 03:44 PM
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loud noise- valves?

i looked at a 1985 300TD today as a possible parts car and when i was driving it the car had a VERY loud tapping noise... is this caused by out of adjustment valves or is it something more serious... otherwise the car drove fine and seemed a little more peppy than my n/a 240D
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Old 03-09-2006, 03:52 PM
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Depending on how loud the noise is, it could be a cracked crank.
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Old 03-09-2006, 08:08 PM
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Mine makes a bit of a clicking noise that sounds like a film projector. I think it is an exhaust leak, but I have not taken the time to track it down.
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Old 03-09-2006, 08:12 PM
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on further review it seems to be a bad injector... no matter though since i have decieded that 1 w123 is enough for now
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1993 MB 400E 212K - New Project
2014 Honda CR-V 85K - Wife's DD
2018 Ford F150 5.slow 15K - My DD

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1983 MB 240D 238K - Scrapped
1984 MB 300D 347K? - Sold
1984 MB 300TD Wagon - 188k - Sold
1987 MB 300E 5 speed 258K - Scrapped
1991 MB 300TE 5 speed 276K - Sold
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