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Old 10-27-2004, 11:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Limmey
The engine in my wifes Z3 doesn't do this, I also had a 150K mile Scirocco that did the same thing. I agree the lifters should pump up, I think the noise is excessive indicating an issue. No one responded with an issue so I'll keep an eye on it, thanks guys,

My car has the same lifter noise you mentioned. I do agree with you that it maybe indicating an issue, I am a little concern about it too.

I notice if you when you turn on you car, let the key sits in position II for a few second before starting will help a little.

Do you think overfill engine oil by say half a quart will help?