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 Post subject: Mazda 3 Mps engine tapping noise
 Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:43 pm 
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Hi new to the forum trying to get some info on my Mps it has a loud tapping noise from the top end near number 1 cylinder and has a slight miss also done a compression test and all is good I’m lost and haven’t a clue


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 Post subject: Re: Mazda 3 Mps engine tapping noise
 Post Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:23 am 
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Tapping from the intake side is normal, it’s the fuel pump. If from the other side then it’s likely the VVT needs changing

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 Post subject: Re: Mazda 3 Mps engine tapping noise
 Post Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:59 pm 
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Hi thanks for the reply it’s really loud tapping mate never done it befor more of a really loud rattle from the top left side of the engine


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 Post subject: Re: Mazda 3 Mps engine tapping noise
 Post Posted: Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:39 pm 
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Top left as you look at the engine (drivers side) ?

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