lifter tick

kentmclean at kentmclean at
Thu Jul 31 06:09:06 PDT 2008

Grant Lenahan wrote:
> Rick Cone wrote:
> > My 89 Audi 200 has a rather noisy lifter tick.  I "fixed" it with a  
> > quart of Lucas, but what is the real fix?  
> ignore it - it does no harm

What he said. Some people have reported that the tick is
lessened or goes away with a different weight of oil, or 
even a different brand of the same weight.  

Low oil level will exacerbate the problem, so keep it 
topped up.

Kent McLean
'99 A4 Avant
'91 200 20V Avant
'94 100 Avant, now with SO's son
'91 200 20V Avant, up in flames
'89 200 10V sedan, up in smoke

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