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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-31-2011 Thread Starter
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2008 v6 engine ticking

Hi guys I need some help.
I was using motor craft oil 5w 30 and then switched to full synthetic
5w 30 motor craft oil @ 30000km. now I can hear the engine ticking near the head covers, wont hear it from inside the cab but open hood yes. I start woundering if the oil is doing this. I can't compere to before the oil change it was a while since I listen to the engine running with open hood. I read lots of threads about ticking.
What you guys think shoud I change the oil back to regular oil as before.I not sure if this ticking was there before the oil change.
Now I' worried.
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Speaking on behalf of the 4.0 V6 they all do it, the ticking noise is from the Fuel Injectors. Your Full Synthetic Oil is Fine


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Thank you, sometimes when you can't compere to an other mustang I won't know if it's normal. So yours ticks too. You know you change something and start checking and noticing things. So nothing to do with values or other mechanical items.
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