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How do i tighten a lifter on a 2003 ford expedition

I have a ticking noise when the car is running and in park. I've been told that the lifter needs to be tightened. Just wondering if anyone knows how to do this?

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-You should have some one know about car to do this. This is valve lifter. Some car can't adjust, have to use shim.
-Why it make noise...? Because its contact worn out and too much
clearance that why.

Good luck


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Could be somethin with the timing chain. What engine is in your mustang? Is it OHV or OHC? If its ohv then you could have a lifter tapping.

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Hi Tim. It could be so many thing from the timing chain if thats what it has to main bearings in the motor.Stuck valve would not make it knock it would just miss like crazy... Could be a pulley lose on motor. hard to say without hearing it and looking at it. I would say your best bet Tim would be have a machanic take a look at it....hope this helps and best of luck..

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