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      09-30-2010, 01:34 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by jdgamble View Post
So I just went on a little drive and then did the 1000-2000 RPM test in the garage, and I hear a little ticking too. Not valve noise, because it's erratic. It almost sounds like the sound of exhaust cooling. My car has about 5300 miles on it (2011), but it drives like a champ... the engine seems to be getting stronger. I have a hard time believing this noise is anything serious. If a bearing was faulty, wouldn't there be other symptoms, like rough idle or loss of power or something?

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Dont worry about that. I think those are just the injectors. The S65 is a relatively "noisy" engine emantling mainly from the valvetrain area. If the sound is emantling from the bottom end of the block, then its something to worry. Take it easy. I really think its just the injectors.

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