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Old 03-06-2011, 12:04 PM
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I have had that ticking sound now for a couple of years and a few friends of mine have had the same. Yesterday I was changing out the front wheel bearing assembly and looked at the exhaust manifold ports. One of the bolts was missing and could see carbon deposits on the gasket. I bought a bolt and installed it; this morning at about 30 degrees outside I have no ticking noise on start up! Who would of thought... INSPECT your manifolds for missing bolts!!! Common problem...
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