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Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2006 3:22 pm 
Tyre Shredder

Age: 30

Posts: 347

Joined: 10th Jan 2005

Ride: 2002 Mustang Cobra

Location: Broadmeadows (Melb. North)
VIC, Australia

My car has developed a ticking noise... I can only hear it at low RPM
(900-1200) and while the car is in gear. It doesn't happen while revving in P or N.

From the driver's seat, it seems to be coming fromthe passenger side of the car.. I don't think its the injectors but I'll try the stetho screwdriver later to make sure. I'd say its more coming from the auto box..

Any ideas?



Red 2002 Mustang Cobra

Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2006 2:23 am 
Oompa Loompa

Posts: 39

Joined: 31st Aug 2006

Location: adelaide
SA, Australia

i have the same sound. my dad owend a brand new 97 falcon, which developed this ticking sound. had it replaced, was some fuel solenoid, which in time becomes noisy, was told it means no harm. but can drive you up the wall. if it bugs you. less than $100 to replace it. if you are that worries about it.

Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:59 am 
Fordmods Newbie

Posts: 1

Joined: 5th Aug 2005

Ride: EA

Location: Cooma
NSW, Australia

I too have the ticking coming from the passenger side in my manual EA! It only happens occasionally, usually only going uphill and at low rpm and increases with rpm up to around 1200.
I dont know if there is any fuel solenoid in the EA, there is owever a vacuum operated pressure relief valve on the injector rail, perhaps it could be that?
I just live with the ticking sound!



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