Question about 2003 Ford Mustang

2 Answers

2003 v6 mustang developed a ticking sound on passenger side of car was told it was nothing serious but after having car for three months now say has bad rod bearings noise doesn't start when you start it,It takes about twenty min.I was told by another it needed new oil pump any suggestions

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 297 Answers

It sounds heavily like piston slap, or that your piston rod bearings may be going out. I doubt your oil pump could make such a noise. I'm sorry to say, whoever told you a ticking sound is "nothing serious" needs to have their head examined. If you get it fixed quickly, it will require a miniature engine rebuild, but nothing compared to a spectacular engine failure.

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

  • newhauk192 Dec 31, 2010

    They changed the oil and new filter now they say it takes longer for the tapping to start

×

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 46 Answers

A rattle or knock

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Mustang water leaking on passenger side floor.


I have 2005 mustang and had the same problem 4 yrs after I bought my .Mustang when it was still under the warranty I took it to the dealer where I purchased vehicle.They charged me $150.00 to change the cabin air filter they said the old one was blocked with leaves and suggested not to park vehicle under trees which is kind of hard to do when I live on a street with a lot of trees. Everything was fine until 2 years later it started leaking in passenger side again.Pulled cabin air filter saw no leaves.Of course now warranty ran out .I went on a mustang web forum to find there were other people with same problem and not just a mustang problem there were other makes and models having same problems .One person fixed the problem. Here is the fix. Pop your hood look under where the cowl grill sits on the right and left side there is a rubber drain on each side( hard to see)so feel with your fingers check to see if they are blocked with dirt or leaves if so clean them so water can flow through them when it rains .That is what was causing water to come in on my passenger side right underneath the glove box in my mustang now every few months I check to see if they are blocked I have not had anymore problems with water coming in on passenger side . Sad thing is when i purchased my mustang i wish the dealer would have told me not to park my car under trees so i wouldn\'t have a water I would have thought twice about buying a car that you can\'t park under trees because I live in an area where there is a whole lot of trees.Thanks a lot Ford for designing such a crappy car !!!! Good luck I hope this fixes your water problem.

Mar 04, 2014 | 2007 Ford Mustang Coupe

1 Answer

Ford mustang integrated control module


If I was You I would take it to someone else! They may have replaced things that didn't need replaced! I would check online to find a repeatable mechanic to check this out!

Apr 20, 2017 | 2000 Ford Mustang

1 Answer

On my 2003 expedition, i have a ticking noise on the left passenger side of the engine. This sound goes away after a couple of minutes. I have no leak what so ever and the ticking has been going on for...


Most likely a lifter slow to accept oil and "pump up". This is ometimes caused by possibly need of oil change or wear to the internal parts of lifter.

Jul 28, 2011 | 2003 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

I need to know how to fix the firing order on a 2003 ford mustang v6


If you look at your coil pack the terminals are numbered with the cylinder they go to. The cylinders are as follows: Passenger side of engine, closest cyl to radiator is cyl 1, then behind it is 2 and 3, drivers side of engine closest to rad is 4,5,6. Good luck!

Apr 16, 2010 | 2003 Ford Mustang

1 Answer

What is the firing order in a 1997 Ford Mustang 3.8 V6


1997 Ford Mustang 3.8 liter V-6 VIN "4"

Cylinder # passenger side radiator to firewall, 1-2-3
Cylinder # passenger side radiator to firewall, 4-5-6

Coil numbering
Radiator side, passenger to driver side 5-6-4
Fire wall side, passenger to driver side 1-2-3

Thank you for using fixya and good luck

Apr 11, 2010 | 1997 Ford Mustang Cobra

1 Answer

2003 Ford mustang v6 won't start cranks over but does not firer new battery. just died the other night fired a few time then nothing


Sounds as if it's not getting fuel. Change your fuel filter, then if nothing, it could be the fuel pump.

Mar 10, 2010 | 2002 Ford Mustang

2 Answers

On a 2003 chevy s10 4.3 v6 which side is the bank one 02 sensor on?


Drivers side = Bank One, Passenger side= Bank two.

Also sensor one is before catalic converter and sensor two is after catalic converter.

Dec 24, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet S-10

2 Answers

I keep hearing a weird humming sound from rear passenger side


make sure your tire is ok and is not r ubbing on anything and check your drivetrain ujoint`s etc.

Oct 07, 2009 | 2003 Ford Mustang

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Ford Mustang Logo

356 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75807 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22133 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...