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Old 09-21-2010, 12:37 AM
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a 96 420SEL but it has a ticking noise some say timing chain tensioner should i buy it for 1600 dollars or find one with no problems for a couple thousand more?
 
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Old 09-29-2010, 03:18 PM
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Ticking can also mean valves or even an exhaust leak.

$1600 is pretty cheap but not a good deal if it needs a ton of work.

How many miles does it have? Are there any service records?
 
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