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  1. Engine tapping or "knocking"?

    5.0L Tech
    I had my hood open because I was working on something else on my engine and after closing it and driving for a bit I heard a tapping or "knocking". I opened my hood again and still heard it. It actually sounds as if I was really low on oil or almost had no oil at all, although when I pulled the...
  2. irregular idle and tapping noise. i'm sick of fixing this car.

    2.3L Tech
    1991 ranger motor so a couple days ago while i was out the mustang just up and died while idleing, rpms dropped to 400 and it quit. he started right back up. after that, he got worse; wanted to idle really low at about 600, i had to do the two foot thing to keep the rpms up at 800 because i...
  3. 2000 GT engine tapping or exhaust leak?

    4.6L Tech
    I just bought a 2000 GT with 152000 miles on it. When driving by a large flat builing I can hear a tapping sound echo off the wall. I pull over and let it idle and I can hear it seemingly through the wheel well. It's not a low frevency tap, so much as it is a tick (somewhere arbitrarily in...
  4. 98 4.6L rattle under acceleration. need help!

    4.6L Tech
    hey guys! ok so when i drive normally, shift a 2k, everythings great. But i just so happen to see a ws6 today and dropped a gear and started to hear a rattleing sount. happens at any rpm range when i give it a little push. loudest at higher rpm. any ideas?:worship
  5. tapping 1973 302

    Classic Tech
    I have a tapping in my the 73 302 that I rebuilt. I torqued the rockers to 20 lbs. The cam is new and the lifters are new. The push rods are the same. Non of them were bent. It is on the passenger side. Doesn't seem to be an exhaust leak. The motor has ran for about 20-30 minutes total...
  6. 2001 GT Mustang engine tap

    4.6L Tech
    so here's the deal.. I changed the oil in my car, and the seal on the oil filter busted while it was being driven.. all the oil drained completely out (while being driven) and ran dry for about a minute.. i towed it home and replaced the oil and filter, but now i have a tap.. i took off the...
  7. 1998 Mustang v6 - Just replaced clutch and now have a tapping in throw out bearing.

    V6 Tech
    I just finished replacing my clutch yesterday and was driving home and noticed a tapping coming from somewhere in the floor. I started the car up today and it was took me having to drive around for a few mins to warm up and it started again. The sound seems to start when I rev around 2000 to...
  8. Rattling Noise only while driving 1999 Mustang 3.8L

    V6 Tech
    I have a 99 3.8l Mustang first off oil is topped up just had an oil change, Oil pressure is normal, Check engine light is not on. When the car is idleing in Neutral or Park there is no rattle even when reving the motor. But when I put the car in drive it begins a rattle durring acceleration and...
  9. 1994Mustang 5.0 exhaust tap

    5.0L Talk
    hello- i am a mustang newbie, and have a 94 gt convertible with an exhaust tapping (i believe.) the taps get louder and faster with the throttle position, sounds like its coming from the right side of the engine compartment. i removed the exhaust to chanage the transmission a year ago. i...
  10. 1999 Mustang V6 Oil Additive

    V6 Tech
    Hi, i have a V6 mustang from 1999. Everytime i turn on my car, before it warms up, it has a ticking noise from the engine. My dad told me the problem would be likely solved by using some kind of oil additive for a valve tap. my question is: what is the best kind of oil additive for a valve tap...