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Mondeo St24 knocking (HELP)!


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#1 Sharky

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 06:24 PM

i have a very misterious knocking from my car like a loud tapping appears to be coming from the top. the noise is slower than the engine idle but increces when you rev. it starts up everytime and all of a sudeen just started tapping. does anyone have any ideas or information?


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#2 mintalkin

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 06:59 AM

this could be the hydrolic tappits(rattle when oil gets thick) is your car due for an oil change?

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 12:46 PM

it sounds louder than the tappets n it sounds near valves

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 01:53 PM

if th car is high milage it could also be the cam chain tensioners starting to slip as these are made of plastic and ford recomend renewing them at 120000 miles


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