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  1. Gabe03

    Engine ticking

    So I have a 91 ranger with a 2.9l and I'm hearing ticking on the driver side of the engine. It ticks whether it's hot or cold. I opened the valve cover and ran it. All the rockers are getting plenty of oil. Any chance it's an injector. Just want to know the problem before spending money trying...
  2. 1999 Ford Ranger Ticking Noise on Bottom End

    This form has helped me in the past and I would appreciate any help with this issue. I recently spent 2k on changing my timing chain, timing chain cover, water pump, fan, and fan clutch. The next day I noticed a faint ticking noise coming form the bottom end of the motor. It is hard to hear...
  3. 2.9l Ticks when I press on the gas

    My 92 ranger 2.9l has a ticking noise that has been bugging me. It is consistent with engine speed, but is only audible when the gas pedal is pressed. It does not matter how fast I am going, or if the engine is hot or cold. I would describe the sound as a really loud clicky pen. I can add about...
  4. Help Please?

    When I start my '85 up it has a small "tick" which gets worse when you give it gas, when idling after a few mins gets loud. There is oil slung all on the right side of my motor and on the air hoses, coolant hoses and everything in the vicinity, afraid to drive it was wondering if anybody could...
  5. Clicking noise from the ecu

    92 ranger supercab xlt 4.0l. ------------------ There's been a ticking/ clicking noise coming from the passenger side footwell recently and I think its the ECU computer. Happens around 60kph, throttle doesn't seem to matter. Any ideas what it is? -:icon_confused:-- Is there a relay in...
  6. Edgefevah

    what to do...

    [/URL][/IMG] I am getting this sound at idle, I havent been able to pin point it quite yet and was hoping some skilled veterans of the 4.0 could point me in the right direction. The truck idles at 950rpm and the sound is sporadic. The motor is currently running 5w40 sythetic Chevron oil, at...
  7. loud ticking in intake manifold?

    I was got caught up in some deep water and stalled out. This happened twice, only the second time when we finally got it started there was a loud ticking from the manifold area. the second time i came in a little fast and splashed quite a bit, which is why i think it could be intake manifold...
  8. 2000 ranger engine ticking loud

    I went in a fairly large water hole n stalled my truck out we pulled it out and it started right up I pulled the air filter and she fired up but its got a bad ticking noise .... sounds like rockers but how would stalling out at low rpms damage the rockers I am debating pulling the valve covers...
  9. *MYSTERY PROBLEM* Severe ticking after 20 mins of driving

    Hello everyone! I have a mystery problem that has been plaguing my mind and soul for a solid two weeks now. I will start off by giving you a history of how this issue started, and then just dive right into the specifics of the problem. THE HISTORY I had been driving my Bronco II for a solid...
  10. Valve Lash Madness

    Valve Lash, Feeler VS Dial Gage Gone around both sides twice and still ticking like mad. Using my feeler gage is tough as I believe the area where the rocker arms contact the valve stems are pretty beat up. What I was wondering, Has anyone used a dial gage to set valve lash? What I was...
  11. redneck_rainey

    4.0 valve rebuild, need advice, im only 18

    OK, so my 2001 4x4 4L ohc has ****ed the valve terrain and got the 'ranger tick'. Its geting louder and more often/consistant. I've decided to take care of it. Im only 18 and the only motors i've done teardowns on are our 429 stockcar powerplant, and our old race motor which was a 350. My buddy...


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