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Old 12-14-2011, 03:58 PM   #1
jrice728
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2002 330xi Engine Rapping Noise (video)

Below is a link for some audio I recorded of the noise:



It only happens on a cold start and the frequency increases with RPM. After hitting 2,000 RPM or warming up, it goes away.

After searching online/here I'm thinking it's the hydraulic lifter(s)? Can anyone confirm or tell me how to diagnose this for sure? Any links for parts or a DIY would be helpful!!!
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