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Really Loud Ticking Noise In Engine????

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Hi all

My focus has developed a really loud clicking/ticking noise in the engine. It gets louder if you accelerate but never goes away even on tick over.

had something changed that's near front of the engine that's connected to the auxiliary belt (don't ask me what its call cos i don't know lol )

anyway that didn't work.

so the garage have suggested it may be the air con clutch?? However the noise stays regardless of whether the air con is on or off.

Or it could be some other clutch drive connected to the auxiliary belt.

Has anyone else had this problem before??

Thank you :) x

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If its the air con pump you will be able to see it working in and out more like a clip clap sound had it on my 2.0l the other day try spraying wd40 in the drive belt area to see if it disappears

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It could be the aircon clutch relay is stuck truth is a tapping without hearing it can be many things from injectors to the aircon a water pump engine tappets to a loose ehhaust manifold shield

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thanks guys :) Ill try spraying a few bits with some wd40 and take a recording of the noise, its quite loud! It was stood over the really hot weekend and then started making that noise so a bit of wd40 could solve the problem :)

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it could be your oil needs changing or a noisy tappet, sticky valve, does the car run bad?

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Last time I had this it was injector seal that had to be changed

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