There is hope! My cylinder head got replaced at 22k miles and no ticking has resurfaced since (now at 28k miles). Car runs great and pulls really strong.
2013 X5-35d - Platinum Grey / Oyster; Premium - Sport
2007 BMW ///M Coupe
RETIRED 2006 TiAg E90 330i - Black leather - Alu Trim - Prem - Sport - NAV - Step - CA - Heated Seats