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    Irregular ticking sound loudest between engine and firewall at 193K miles.Solved

    A recent development with my 193K miles 94 Eddie Bauer is an irregular ticking sound loudest between engine and firewall that sounds identical to an engine knock (ping or pre-ignition or detonation or dieseling) and is observable at idle and highway speeds. It increases sometimes when...
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    Metallic Tick\Knock On Drivers Side Valve Cover 4.6

    I have an very strong tick that seems to be coming from the drivers side valve cover..... @ idle it is very quiet or silent....but as the engine speeds up some - it I very clear between 1,000 and 1,500 RPM - then it fades away above this. Does not make the tick - when the engine is started...
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    2003 V6 4.0 Tick, sounds better after warm up

    I have a 2003 XLT 4.0 SOHC V6 with 210,386 miles on it. The engine starts up great but makes a loud ticking sound. I'm assuming it's the hydraulic lifters and that they are gunked up. The sound usually gets quieter when the engine is warmed up, leading me to believe that it is quieting down...
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    Engine Tick or exhaust system?

    Hey there! First off, let me start by saying that I am so proud of where ExplorerForum has come! The website looks great, and the community is bigger, better, and more active than ever! Let's begin... For a long time now, I have had an oil leak. I would put 2 quarts of 5W-30 in, and about 3...
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    Car revving by itself; engine won't turn off!

    Hi there everyone, So, my '92 Explorer has been kickin' pretty well lately.. I had a lot of problems with it when I first bought it used, but I managed to fix it all up. That is... until recently again! Trouble has been brewing and I need help from all my braniac Ford friends here...
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    I just got my x back from the deal fixing my transfer case for FREE:D. And i installed my cai and know i notice a tick. I have never had a problem with any of the other cars i put cai on so just wondering what could and be. So please help
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    4.0 SOHC Ticking Noise

    Hello All, I'm new to the site and I hate to post another engine ticking question as I see this has been covered a lot in the forums, but I just can't find anything exactly like what I'm experiencing. I have a 2002 Ex with 4.0 SOHC. About 2 weeks ago, I heard a ticking upon startup that lasted...