Q: Engine makes a ticking sound. I've already gotten the oil changed and use Locus but the noise is still there

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My engine makes a ticking noise. I got the oil changed and also use Locus but the noise is still present.

My car has 200145 miles.
My car's transmission is unknown to me.

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