Originally Posted by cn555ic
I agree that you should adjust that rod screw to put more tension and maybe it might eliminate the ticking...I mean the screw on the rod looks like there is no lock washer of any sort...Vibrations from engine can loosen it up, maybe causing this tick...Try turning the screw making more tension!
I tried this and it's not the cause because the metal bar is also screwed.
In order to create tension, you will need to take apart everything and unscrew the metal piece a full rotation and then screw down the 10mm nut.
This isn't the cause because there was no way that this happened by itself.