Thread: Bad lifter?
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      09-07-2012, 01:07 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by Bmw135er View Post
That doesn't sound good. Possible clutch or throw out bearing issue perhaps? Does the noise change with clutch actuation or load? Try disconnecting the coils one at a time while its running and see if the noise goes away or changes. Definitely doesn't sound like a lifter.
Haven't thought about the clutch or throw out bearing. I do have ACT clucht and installed new TO bearing when it was installed.

Good idea with the coils.
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