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I have a 2004 f150 triton. it has always has that "ticking" noise that is so common in the 5.4. It has been well cared for, all fluids are at a good level. It was sitting for 9 months just driven every 2 weeks to keep battery alive. Then on one of those up to the store trips, i heard a MUCH louder distinctive KNOCK.. not a tick. Nothing different occured with vehicle, no abuse overuse or non maintenance other than sitting. any suggestions?

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Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. I would say it is a rod in the engine making this pecking noise. The engine usually makes this noise when low on oil also. Since you have stated the fluid levels are good, I would say it is possibly that. 9 months is a long time for gas to sit also. The fuel is probably bad. I would suggest using some injector cleaner in the gas tank with some fresh gas. It may be the problem. If you have any other questions, feel free to ask. Thanks for using FIxYa.

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