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Lifter clicking sound in 4.6 engine

I have 1997 Lincoln Cont, 4.6, 107k miles, recently have started hearing clicking sound in engine. checked fluids, everything seems fine. no loss of power....sticky lifter? Isn't there something i can add to the oil to eliminate this noise?

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  • william_fish Dec 29, 2008

    thanks for the response, but since i started hearing this noise, i brought it in and found it was the water pump. a cool $450 repair....ouch.

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It could be your tensioner. it sounds like a clicky squeak. sometimes it may go away but it always comes back. thats what mine is but i havent fixed it yet. i doubt you can grease it, you probably need it replaced. not expensive, at least the part should be under 100 bucks

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