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Old 04-14-2011, 11:11 AM
blackacre blackacre is offline
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Question engine moaning at idle!

every time i idle at a light wether or not i'm in park or in gear i hear a moaning sound coming from in front of the drivers side firewall. i checked all of the fluid levels in the engine and it's not the engine belt so.. i'm not sure.. any ideas?..
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Old 04-14-2011, 12:36 PM
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Default Re: engine moaning at idle!

Does the moaning sound disappear if the engine rpm is increased? Can you pinpoint the location a bit more?
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Old 04-14-2011, 12:54 PM
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Default Re: engine moaning at idle!

Yes, as i rev up the sound goes away. i'm afraid not, but it sounds as if it is right in front of the firewall on the drivers side.
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Old 04-15-2011, 06:18 AM
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Default Re: engine moaning at idle!

been said many times its your IAC get motorcraft cheap ones dont last long moaning comes back.....I know bought from Advance 3 months bought from Oriellys 6 months then Motorcraft.....no issues been 8 months
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Old 04-15-2011, 07:48 AM
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Default Re: engine moaning at idle!

stop arousing your car...LOL
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Old 04-16-2011, 11:13 AM
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Default Re: engine moaning at idle!

Thanks very much for the help. One question, What the hell is an IAC??

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Nevermind.....
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Old 04-16-2011, 11:18 AM
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Default Re: engine moaning at idle!

It's the 4 Liter Ford Moose Call. Very common. IAC does the trick. Try cleaning it first.
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