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I have a tapping noise on my overhead cam on my mazda b2500 truck. Year 2004

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The first Zetec engine appeared in 1992, powering the fourth generation of the European Ford Escort and Orion. It was codenamed as the "Zeta" engine before Italian car maker Lancia threatened to sue Ford for trademark infringement as it already owned the name. Ford hurriedly renamed the engine "Zetec".

Early versions of the engine (prior to mid 1998) came complete with self-adjusting hydraulic valves. This helped prevent the notorious valve tapping (on the CVH) but caused other issues. The biggest problem was that a special Ford formulation of oil was required otherwise the valves tended to stick. Similarly, failure to regularly rev the engine above 4000 rpm also led to valve sticking. For these reasons, conventional tappets with shims were introduced in 1998.
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SOURCE: starting the engine

check the pick up coil and the crankshaft sensor

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SOURCE: electrical grounding points for a '99 mazda b2500

Remove the kick panels on either side of the cab. Most (but not all) grounding bolts inside the cab on these vehicles are green. Tie into one of these bolts.

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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SOURCE: My 2004 Mazda Tribute has some tapping noise

check for rocks or something stuck in tread of tire. If it has a hubcap take it off to see if a rock is bouncing around in it.

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Need fuse diagram for mazda b2500

go to the link below and choose the 1998 ford ranger as the truck, they are the same, then follow the link to ford site and download the 1998 ranger owners manual, the fuse diagrams are in there

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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