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Old 05-11-2010, 02:17 PM
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Default 2.3L engine clicking noise

clicking noise coming from my engine. you can hear it while your driving and it gets louder the higher the rpms. just started a couple months ago. I think it might possibly be the valves but not positive.
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Old 05-18-2010, 08:25 AM
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Default Re: 2.3L engine clicking noise

Turn your radio up.............injectors make noise and that is normal. add some techron into the fuel tank and change the oil with full synthetic
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Old 05-23-2010, 01:15 PM
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Default Re: 2.3L engine clicking noise

I bought my '03 brand new. When it had less than 20,000 miles it started ticking. Took it to the dealership and they checked it out and had to put a motor in it. The block had cracked between the #3 and #4 cylinders. Less than a thousand mile later it started doing it again. Took it back and they told me "that's just the Ford in it". I've got 70,000 miles on it now. It still clicks, but it still runs good.
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Old 11-16-2010, 01:49 PM
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Default Re: 2.3L engine clicking noise

haha! i fixed it. All it was was my fan belt. it was missing some rubber chuncks and the belt was clicking on all the pulleys!
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Old 11-16-2010, 04:53 PM
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Default Re: 2.3L engine clicking noise

lol, injectors are not that loud..
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Old 11-18-2010, 02:03 PM
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Default Re: 2.3L engine clicking noise

You might start thinking about your timing belt as well
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Old 11-18-2010, 02:42 PM
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Default Re: 2.3L engine clicking noise

The '01 and newer 2.3 DOHC motors have solid mechanical buckets, and the cams act directly on the valves. This meas that they will make a slight "sewing machine" sound, as there is no hydraulic lash adjustment. It also means more power, efficiency, and durability.
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