Good to hear that you fixed it. Was the ticking noise just heard when the engine was cold or warm too or both when cold and warm (or was the intensity of the ticking different when cold vs warm)?
2015 M5 Competition+Ultimate Package black sapphire on champagne
2003 540i/6 black sapphire on black
BBS RG-R, CDV, Dinan Exhaust, Dinan RSB, Dinan RSTB, Dinan SSK, Dinan FSTB, Dinan CAI, Dinan TB, Dinan MAF, Dinan stage 4 software
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