I have a 1995 740iL BMW with a M62 series engine. I am getting a
tapping noise in my lifter area on the drivers side of the engine. We
thought we had collapsed lifters, but we replaced all 16 on that side.
I took it to the BMW dealer and all they could tell me is what i
thought it was. They had no other ideas on what could be making this
We checked the cranshaft and also pushed down on the rods while they in
the engine. All of the springs compressed down, so the springs seem
When the engine runs it sounds like a deasel, and the sound is
defenitley on the entire drivers side head bank.
Any ideas on what could be causing this anyone?