My 2004 Cayenne S has a "tick" "tick" "tick" engine noise. Dealer won't touch it. Says I should buy a new car. 150K miles. Any ideas as to the problem and how to fix it?
My 2004 Cayenne S has a "tick" "tick" "tick" engine noise. Dealer won't touch it. Says I
should buy a new car. 150K miles. Any ideas as to the problem and how to fix it?
If it's a "tick" and not a "knock", it is most likely upper end. Could be worn out valve springs, valves, tappets, etc.. It would require an upper end rebuild of the engine. This would be costly at a garage. Very labor intensive.
Did the dealer inspect it before telling you to get a new car? I am assuming he did, decided that the cost to repair made the car economically not viable and recommended you to buy a new car. Around the Bay Area, a 2004 150k Cayenne is worth under $10k and you may spend $5k fixing that problem. Better to sell it for whatever you can get and buy a newer one with lower miles.
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