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  1. Dry start when cold

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Just picked up an 2005 gt, currently has 34k miles and appears to be well kept. recently starting having a loud grind/knock on cold start that last about 2-3 seconds. Car runs strong and does not seem to lack any power. Had someone listen and was told it was slapping from the timing chain(...
  2. Knocking sound when warm AND in gear

    V6 Tech
    Alright, this is my first post here so if I'm doing anything wrong, let me know. 2000 Mustang V6 with stock 4-speed automatic transmission. The short version of the issue is that I'm hearing a metallic knocking sound coming from the front half of my car, there is no check engine light, and...
  3. Weird engine noise, help!! (w/ vid)

    V6 Tech
    I've been hearing a pinging or some kind of knocking noise from my engine for a while now. It happens intermittently, usually when I'm idling at a stoplight or something. I never hear it with my foot on the gas. Here's a link to a video of what it sounds like: Listen for the noise at 0:18...
  4. TSB for Lower-End Tick

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    Hello everyone, I just recently purchased an early build 2011 Mustang GT, 6MT. I have been experiencing what I thought was an exhaust leak, at least it sounded similar with the window down. The car still has a couple of months left on the power-train warranty and of course when I take it in a...
  5. 2010 GT, slight knock after i turn it off

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hello everyone, About a few weeks ago i noticed that when I drive my car for say 30 or so mins, then i turn it off, there is a slight "knock" every 15 or so seconds for about 2 or 3 mins. I cant tell if its coming from the motor or somewhere towards the dash in the engine bay. I have Intake, 93...
  6. top end knock/tap?

    4.6L Talk
    I have a 2003 mustang gt 5 speed with 155k on it, for about 10 thousand miles or so I have had a knocking sound that sounds like its coming from driver side top end, I have replaced all 8 "lifters" on the driver side, and its still doing it, it doesn't do it on heavy throttle, only on light...
  7. 1966 347 knock in rebuilt motor

    Classic Tech
    Hello all, I rebuilt the engine in my 66' mustang and now its got an odd clatter to it. it sounds like the valve lash is out of adjustment but ive set it 3 times myself then had a mechanic set it for me, no dice, still sounds real bad. it seems to be running ok but it sounds like a diesel, and...
  8. Knock sensor, is it good or bad?

    2.3L Tech
    So I have heard recently heard of something called a Knock Sensor on the 2.3L engines. I also heard that they hamper performance significantly. What is a knock sensor and what does it do? Does it really decrease performance? If so can it me removed without many/any negative effects? Where is it...
  9. Rough start.. bad noise.. probably a horrible time

    Classic Tech
    Hello all, I have an interesting situation. Just rebuilt a 302 and I dropped it in to start it. Initial timing was at about 8 deg BTDC. So when I attempt to start it it runs rough an only runs when I keep giving it gas. It dies when it drops to idle. That I attributed to timing or perhaps some...
  10. Engine Squeak (2004 3.6l)

    V6 Tech
    So for about a month or so I've had a really irritating engine squeak, at first I thought it must be the belt, so i replaced it, but it didn't fix anything, I've started the engine with no belt and the squeaking still remains, the squeeking is worse when the engine hasn't been started for a...
  11. LOUD engine knock.. Help!

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I have a very loud engine knock.. To get to the point, I was going through the gears shifting at around 3000 RPM and I got to 5th and I had a REALLY bad misfire.. The car fell on its face and was losing acceleration rapidly. So I started to pull over and a LOUD clicking noise came into play. The...
  12. 2009 V6 Mustang Engine rattle/knock

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello all, Today, after changing the oil through Jiffy Lube, I began noticing a knock/rattle in the bottom of the engine that I haven't heard until its oil change. The first obvious thing I did was check to see if they actually put oil in it and a filter on it and its good and full. I recorded a...
  13. 2000 GT Tick/Knock Sound

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 2000 GT with 162k miles and a manual transmission. I have been getting a knock or tick sound when I accelerate. I was finally able to capture the sound with good audio and upload to youtube. I am not sure what the sound is, but it is very annoying. It does it when its cold or hot (more...
  14. Annoying clutch pedal noise

    Introductions
    I currently drive an 01 mustang v6 5 speed. We had the throwout bearing and pilot bearing, and a steel bearing retainer put in but after the job was done, the clutch pedal gradually developed a strange knocking sound. I know the throwout bearing will knock when it is warn, but this is not the...
  15. Having some troubles with my 1997 3.8 5 speed

    V6 Talk
    So I am stumped with this problem I have what sounds like a rod knock but it doesn't really have that deep knock as a rod knock would I have pin pointed the noise to the top of the bell housing I've pulled the inspection cover where the clutch cable enters the transmission and could not see...
  16. 1995 Mustang gt with light tap,lifter?rod? HOPEFULLY spark knock

    5.0L Tech
    whats up fellow blue ovalowners, i just bought a 95 gt five o h.o. ive had it for a month, an now im hearing light ghost tap, cannot pinpoint location, HOPING its spark knock from the inconsistan 93 to 87 0ctane ive feed it, anyy advice to this either catastrophy or slight scare?
  17. Sct tuner spark knock issue

    V6 Tech
    As the title says...i have a 1999 mustang convertible v6 auto..my sct tuner is the chip with the 3 settings 87, 91, 93. my problem is that it spark knocks. i know 99s v6s are bad about spark knock. how ever i got that fixed and it only knocks with the tuner chip on. even with 94 octane it...
  18. 1999 mustang v6 spark knock

    V6 Tech
    Hey guys, im new to this but anyway... i have a 99 mustang v6 that is having a spark knock. i know this year mustang had a problem with the valve cover and it let oil into the intake manifold. so i change the valve cover with an earlier mustang then changed the pcv valve and seafoamed it and i...
  19. motor knock when warm????

    5.0L Tech
    ok i think the motors gone it makes a deep knock when warmed up a 900-1500 rpm range when in gear driving only!! like if im going down hill 30-50 ish put it in 4th or 5th to coast and at 1000-1500 it will go knock knock knock not in any kind of order but usually 1-3 seconds im between...
  20. Rattle/Knocking from Suspension

    4.6L Tech
    I recently installed new front struts and caster camber plates, (I installed lowering springs a few months back) and since I installed the c/c plates there is a rattle/knocking noise coming from what sounds like the front suspension. I have checked to make sure everything is tight, I even had an...
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