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Re: ticking sound?

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> From: "Kappy" <bmkaplan@eniac.seas.upenn.edu>
> To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net 
> Subject: ticking sound?
> NO, its not a bomb.
>  When the car is running  I hear a ticking sound coming from the engine 
> block.  It varies with the speed that the engine is running at. 
> It is farily loud and doesn't sound natural.  Is this normal for Audis or 
> is there a problem with one of my valves?

My 90Q also ticks, especially when cold.  I also understand that Audi has a Product 
Service Bulletin out on 1988-1991 80/90/5k/5kT/100/200 about noisy valves and failing 
oil return check valves.  If I find out anything more on the PSBs I will post it.

Allan Morris
Phoenix, Arizona