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    noisey tappets

    hello everyone, new to this and could do with some adise/tips. my 2004 320d tourer has rattling tappets. car stood for nearly 2 years, it runs great but noisey tappets, any tips on oil, additives etc that might free them up or is it a strp down job

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    you can use a hydraulic tappet treatment which might work
    or you can strip them down an clean them
    or replace them

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    Have you tried holding the revs up at around 3000rpm for a period of time? See if they quieten after that.
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