1995 mercedes benz sl500 lifters

Asked by Dec 09, 2010 at 03:26 AM about the 1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1995 Mercedes Benz sl500 just started to make what sounds to me like lifter tapping noise? always has good clean Mobile 1 synthetic oil ..  I am going nuts because I just can't handle my engine doing anything but running smooth?  please help

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It turned out to be (2) bad Cam Oilers caused the tapping and there are a total of (16) of them in my 1995 SL500! I went ahead and replaced them all, (Tip) you can get them online for much less than a MB dealer, it only took me 3-4 hours to complete the job only because I was well prepaired after a few hours of research on a (How To Do) the R&R , you can find very well put together step by step instructions at most any MB club web-site!!

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