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Joanam ... 12/16/2012

2006 Mercedes Benz CLS500 Base 8 Cyl 5.0L


What's the cause of my CLS500 having a ticking noise sound on the side of my engine on the passager side ??

My car is barely driven the past year only put 3000 miles on it ..the car sits in the driveway and is driven on Sunday's Only !! I just started the car up and now I hear the noise even when the car is warm it still makes the ticking / clicking noise !! I have not done a oil change in 10 months I do synthiec oil changes it's suppose to last 6000 miles do u think I need it considering it just sits a long period of time and the noise with go away ???

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Jimm 12/16/2012

Usually, engine noises rarely just 'go away' - there are several possibilities; low engine oil level, low engine oil pressure, poor / clogged engine oil passages on the engine passenger side.


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