What causes the 2015 GMC Sierra engine ticking noise?

I have a 2015 GMC Sierra that I bought about a month ago. It’s been a good truck up until then, but I recently started to notice an engine ticking noise. What’s causing the 2015 GMC Sierra engine to make a ticking noise?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
The 2015 GMC Sierra doesn’t have any recalls or other known issues that would be the ultimate source of an engine ticking noise. The most likely issue is that you have a bad lifter in one of the cylinders of the engine, but that’s simply a guess. Without being able to hear it, it’s a tough diagnosis.
If it’s indeed a bad lifter, you’re not going to love the price of fixing it. A bad lifter usually costs between $1,500 and $2,500 to replace depending on where you take your truck. While it needs to be fixed, it’s not an immediate danger, so take some time to
save on car expenses
before you have to service your vehicle.
In the future, keep up on a basic
car maintenance schedule
and take your car to the mechanic when there’s a problem to solve issues before they snowball. With fewer issues, you’ll be able to save on your monthly
GMC insurance cost
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