Q: 2004 ESCALADE, why it ticks all time, sounds like it needs oil, but changed the oil

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My 2004ESCALADE ticks like it needs oil all the time, but changed oil and it still ticks. The oil pressure gage looks right. The truck has 255mile

Hi there. Typically when an engine ticks constantly and the tick increases in speed as the RPM increases, it’s an indication of worn out cylinder head hardware (like valve lifters specifically) or a timing chain / belt that is wearing out as well. It could also be an oil lubrication issue or worn out serpentine belt pulley’s. Due to the multiple possible issues, it’s a good idea to have one of our professional mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a car is making a noise inspection to isolate the source of the tick and recommend the right repairs.

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