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2011 BMW X3 2.8i, No at dealership, car was pinging like bad

Customer Question

Hi Pearl
JA: What is the model/year of your BMW?
Customer: 2011 BMW X3 2.8i
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No at dealership
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: car was pinging like bad gas, but all premium gas and Chevron Techtron additive, the lifters started to go bad and they were replaced but pinging still there 2000rpm and up in typical auto (not sport ) mode is when it can best be heard
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: Yes, battery fine
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 9 months ago.
Hello and welcome,
My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
What exactly was your question about this? What did you want to know?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi steve, motor pinging sounds like valves and is in shop now. car was pinging like bad gas, but all premium gas andChevron Techtron additive, the lifters started to go bad and they were replaced but pinging still there 2000rpm and up in typical auto (not sport ) mode is when it can best be heard
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
What is the pinging?
Expert:  Steve replied 9 months ago.
That is hard for me to say as I am not hands on.... Did you want to know possible causes?