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      02-12-2020, 01:02 PM   #3
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Drives: 2015 335i rwd
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Originally Posted by thejeremyman9 View Post
Is it right after driving the car hard and turning it off? Are you sure its not just heat "ticking"?
Hi, no this is not the cool down/ contracting of metal parts after a drive.
The only time I'll hear this noise is before I drive, or if I wake the car by opening the trunk or door to grab something.
One additional observation - the pace of the tapping eventually slows and then stops altogether. Usually takes only a minute or so, which is why I suspect it is a priming, but what do I know?