Ford Mustang owners have reported 12 problems related to engine clicking and tapping noises (under the engine and engine cooling category).
2014 Ford Mustang. Consumer writes in regards to engine problems. The consumer stated she heard a ticking sound, after driving for 15 minutes. The dealer stated the entire long block needed to be replaced. After the long block was replaced, the engine light started flashing, and the engine was revving higher than normal. The vehicle accelerating by itself in gear and there were pressure issues with the brake pedal. The dealer was unable to replicate the consumers concern. The next time the consumer returned to the dealer, the ignition was replaced. The rpm's continued to rev, idle was very rough, even with the ac off. The ticking noise was still present, and the brake pedal was hard to the touch.
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The contact owns a 2003 Ford Mustang. While driving 30 mph, the vehicle began making a loud popping sound. The contact stopped the vehicle and called for assistance. The vehicle was towed to her residence. She looked under the hood and noticed that the number 8 spark plug had become detached. The powertrain was unknown. The failure mileage was 92,000 and current mileage was 93,000.
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I own a 2002 Ford Mustang gt. I bought this car brand new from the dealer, I have never had any mechanical problems with the engine ever. Car mileage :85,138
while driving my car in town,a loud bang came from the engine, followed by a popping noise and seamed to be a loud leak. Had the car towed to a garage and the mechanics informed me the #3 spark plug blew out. He informed me that this kind of thing has been happening to Fords. Had to get the ignition coil replaced, new spark plugs, and heli coiled the #3 spark plug thread. Final bill $694. 00
now I am wondering how soon before the other spark plugs decide to blow out. I read on the net that this has happened to many other Ford vehicles, not just Mustangs. Ford needs to fix this problem as soon as possible.
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My 2006 Mustang gt has been in the service department three times within 2 months time. When you make a left or right turn there is a grinding sound. They have installed 2 clutch packs (kit-axle dif, 3 gear and pinions, and a new flange. I know it is not the way the vehicle is driven. It was bought new in March 2006 and it only has 7000 miles on it and this is February 2007. The car is not "beat" at all. If these vehicles are supposed to be high performance vehicles. Could you imagine what would happen if the "rear end" was to lock up? am I the only one having this problem? also there is a ticking sound that sounds like the valves are rattling, there is a TSB on the valves but dealership says that is not the problem. I only use bp and amoco gas, the gas that is preferred for the vehicle.
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Our Ford Mustang gt that was purchased for our 17 yr old daughter was purchased 2-21-2006 it had its first problems at 629 miles on 3-4-2006 the dealership replaced some followers and some lifters and some camshaft parts. We've been told all should be replaced the whole bank. Dealer won't do anything about it car started smoking a week later and making ticking noise again. Dealer said it didn't do it there so nothing was done. Next, car started hesitating after driving on hwy couple hrs. Dealership replaced fuel pump and gear box was hot and rattling so they replaced it. Then car accelerated on its own from 50 to 90 miles hr. Dealership couldn't find anything that was at 8300 miles now at 9700 miles car has taking off again from 40 to 80 when our daughter put it in neutral and coast to side of road our daughter and her friends are to afraid to drive it now and its been at dealership for 2 full weeks also the paint on the passenger rear fender is bubbling off the car. Someone is going to get hurt, probably already have died but know one has checked into it. Sorry about wording you only get 2000 words to describe everything. Like you really want to know if your restricting the amount of words.
Popping noise from both front tie rod ends. This has been going on since I bought the car new. Took to dealer unresolved. Having positive crank case pressure in oil pan keeps pushing oil dip stick out of tube, on 4. 6 l 3v. Cd player on shaker 500 audio sytems stops working will not read cd's and at times will not play radio.
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Purchased vehicle on April 27, 2005 , and the engine blew out on August 12, 2005. There was a ticking noise, stopped vehicle, and checked the oil, put oil in it, kept ticking, and the engine blew out. The safety lights on the dashboard did not come on. Contacted dealer, they hooked vehicle to the machine. They said water got into the air intake valve. Called another Ford dealer to get second opinion , they said that was impossible and it was hydro locked. It should be covered under warranty.
1) a ticking noise began coming from the upper middle of the engine. After a month,
2) the ticking became a 'tapping' that became increasingly louder. Enroute to have it examined by a local performance shop, there was a loud sound similar to a gun shot and an instant loss in power. This occurred at 2000 rpm. Upon examination, the spark plug had been ejected from the 2nd from the last cylinder on the pass. Side bank. Such force was exhibited that the mounting tab of the ignition coil was broken and the coil was shattered. Upon examination of the head itself, the plug threads were completely stripped. 3)true blue performance, a Mustang specialty shop, examined the parts and concluded that the only remedy viable was to replace the head, plug, and coil.
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At 100 miles engine developed ticking noise in engine, after 2 dealers, 1 Ford rep dealer diagnostic detrermined lifters bad,had to replace lifters. Engine had 5600 miles on it b4 they determined problem.
Started hearing a ticking noise coming from top part of the engine very next day the spark plug blew out of the cylinder head number 3, resulting in a cylinder head replacement . After reading all of the forum complaints that this is a defect, thank god mine was covered under warranty, still left with out a car for a week , no loaner or ental provided by dealer and I couldnt afford one.
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When clutch disengages rpms drop too low and vehicle stalls. Loses all power steering and brakes. Dealer can not identify cause. Consumer adds engine stalls easier if a/c is on, and/or when brakes are applied. Dealer replaced powertrain control module and mass air flow, but problem still exist. Also consumer is a hearing metallic ticking noise on cold engine. Air bladder deflates after 1/2 hour. Dealer replaced seat air bladder. Drivers side front and back window will not seal after rolling up at times.
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After sitting overnight, upon startup of enigne, a lot of clicking/ticking noises from engine.
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|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems||
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||
|Car Stall problems||
|Engine Cooling System problems||
|Gasoline Engine problems||
|Engine Stall problems||
|Engine Belts And Pulleys problems||
|Check Engine Light On problems||
|Engine Exhaust System problems||