Do they tick the whole time or only on first start? As long as it's first start and they begin to gain pressure it's fine to drive for awhile. If they hold no pressure ever and tick all the time you have to replace them.
I know they have to be replaced....... That's a gimmi. I just want to know if I can sadly drive it till the new ones arrive. It's a light tick while driving..... Almost can't hear it whole driving. Most noticable at start up and some times when pulling away from a stop.
If it ticks for a bit during first warm up and then stops I would say you're good. I wouldn't drive it if it's bleeding so much that it starts ticking again at lights. You can try thicker oil so that it holds pressure but in reality you could be damaging many things the longer you drive it.
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