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Old 03-20-2003, 08:58 PM
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Question Noisy SL500

Do you remember clipping cards to you bicycle spokes for the sound, when you were a kid? Well, the sound my 1998 Sl500 makes sounds just like that.
When I cut the engine off, there is a faint scent of gasoline.

I would appreciate any info on what I may be dealing with..
Thanks in advance..
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Old 03-20-2003, 10:36 PM
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Where is the noise coming from? Did you check the undercarriage, you may have something loose.

If you can't find it, Donnie is just around the corner. I am sure he will fix you right up. Wish I am that close so I can take my car in for him to look it over every now and then
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Old 03-21-2003, 10:55 AM
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If it is coming from the engine and you have the old 4 cam 32v
M119 V-8, there is a pretty good possibility one of the valve tappet oil delivery-tubes has lost it's end plug.
The oil to one lifter is lost, oil pressure drops and the lifter starts
"tappin" . removing the valve cover and inspecting all the little
brown plastic tubes between the cams is a good place to start.
if one is missing the little plug at the bottom, that is your culprit.
If one has failed, replace them all. pn# 119 180 03 66.

and is a mere suggestion of a known problem.

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