tapping from engine

north007

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Hi to you all I need some advice regarding my slk350 on a 56 plate.
With 7000 miles on the clock, it has started to make a tapping noise
On the drivers side of the engine but not all the time when you rev the engine and let it idle it goes away for about 2 to 3 minuets and then returns.
I think its one of the hydraulic tappets not staying full is this normal and if not should this be fixed under the warranty, but it dose not do it all the time its just had a service at a MB dealer but not where I live now any advice welcome thanks
 
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can this start after a service
 

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tapping noise

take it back to dealer ,phone and ask what oil grade they used if to heavy ie:15 or 20 / 40 to heavy should be 10 tops .I have had this cause sticky lifters!
 

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Iirc there was a problem with the 3.5 engine something to do with balance shafts.



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