My 04 Ford F150 makes a soft ticking noise
My 04" Ford F150 has a soft ticking noise. It has a V8 5.4lt. I have taken
it to 4 different Ford Dealerships to ask why my truck ticks...it started
at 107,000miles and they all said its normal. I don't believe that...they
say its bc of large injectors. I have Googled different reasons like oil
pressure problems, injectors or spark plugs. All i know is, it only does it
when the engines warmed up and only at idle. At 124,000miles my truck died
when i was driving it. I took it in at ford dealership 30miles away. They
put a new Cam Phaser in on the driver side " but the ticking comes from the
passenger side,HMMM??" changed the VCT sensor and spent 5 days working on
the timing chain. Oh, they also said they had to update the
software....what software??....It still ticks!?!
Ford F150 5.4L 3V Triton Ticking Noise & Rev [solved]
I need help diagnosing this noise. Any help would be appreciated! If I
left anything out that would help than just comment or PM me and I'll be
sure to add it.
Update: We had the truck taken to a mechanic a week or two ago and he
replaced two or three coil packs, a couple spark plugs, and it runs like
new. The ticking is gone and it's gained power.
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2004 F150 Cam Phaser ticking sound under acceleration
UPDATE: this was a broken Exhaust
This is a 2004 F150 that I have owned since July of 2007, this noise has
become very bad in the last month, always has been there, but really faint.
On a side note, it is getting the best mileage it has ever got since this
noise got bad.
Anyway, this is a well known issue with this 5.4 liter 3V Triton engine
from ford. In this video you will hear the knocking/ticking sound that
pisses me off when I accelerate, or lug the motor a bit...IE when pulling a
trailer or climbing steep inclines.
Sounds like the fix is in the $2000 range to have it done right.
Replacing blown out spark plug
A common problem with Ford Triton engines is that they will blow the spark
plug out, usually # 3 or # 4 on the passenger side. Some people say the
only repair is to take the head off. There is a tool designed to drill
out, re-tap, & install an insert. I've done it many times and so far they
all are still holding. I thought you might like to see how it's done
before you do one yourself.
Ford Triton v8 5.4 3cyl knocking noises
I accquired this vehicle from someone we suspect never changed the oil for
100k miles or rarely. When we finally got the filter off, black tar came
out. We flushed oil through about 7 oil filters (as well as motor cleaner,
and transmission fluid) and got rid of the lifter knocking noises on top,
have managed to keep oil pressure. This has a 10w-40 oil in it, (I know
that is the wrong oil) to hopefully get oil to places it hasn't been in a
while. When we cleaned the oil pan and replaced the screen there were metal
shavings in it. Now there is still this knocking noise when we rev the
engine and accelerate. We want to try to save this engine if possible.
2008 f150 engine noise
Just bought the truck has 55,000 klicks had the vct's replaced and both
timing chains. Did the oil among everything else I could think of. And this
is the result. Only happens from time to time. Can't replicate it in front
of the dealer. They can't figure out the problem. Any ideas or help?
Usually only happens when I'm parking the car after a long drive and has
never happened when I have the heat running. I shut off the vents and the
motor runs a little rough. I shift from drive to reverse and voila. You
have your ugly noise. Any feedback would be appreciated.
5.4lit 3v VCT Phaser replacement HD
This video is the replacement of the Variable Cam Timing (VCT) phaser on a
2006 Ford, F150. Time lapsed video of a 5.5 hour repair from start to
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