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Ticking noise. Oil change was past due. Changed oil, tick still there. Removed valve cover on side ticking seemed to come from. Everything appeared to be in correct working order. What else could it be?

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  • Zane Swanson Dec 26, 2008

    Has not been driven since it started ticking on tuesday night. Changed oil wednesday morning. Same grade oil put back in. Proper filter, as Oreilly's gave me the wrong the one first time i went up there wednesday so we checked it with ford dealership. Not exactly sure on mileage/km. At least 70,000 miles.

  • Zane Swanson Dec 26, 2008

    also, it is a 4.6 l engine.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Same grade of oil put back in? Proper filter? How many miles/km driven since oil change? Mileage on engine & which engine?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    have changed oil regularly,can remove them without removing the intake manifold?

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Change oil-right now. Use Havoline or Valvoline 10w30. Use only a wix oil filter. Nothing else. Get a can of "Seafoam" at your parts store. Follow directions(EXACTLY!) when putting in oil. At 500 miles, change oil again. Use same high quality oil and parts. Do not use "Seafoam" this time(It cleaned your engine of carbon and junk on the 1st o/c). Then buy a bottle of "Lubeguard" engine treatment. This will fix you right up. Do not use cheap oil or filters on these Fords. It will cause problems. Good Luck.

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