Jeep Wrangler Problem Report
Jeep Wrangler Ticking Noise Due to Broken Exhaust Manifold Studs
The outer exhaust manifold studs can break and cause exhaust leaks, commonly noted as a ticking type noise. The outer studs, clamps, and nuts will need to be replaced and are now being tightened to a reduced torque value (20 Nm/180 in lbs).
Start making exhaust leaking noise when cold, goes away when warm. Back stud broken off. - bruceabbott
Front two bolts were gone. Will try to replace them - Visitor
yup actually i own a 1988 jeep wrangler and have had the issue for many years - Visitor
Bad motor mounts causes cracking in manifold.
A ticking type noise may be noted from the engine area due to an exhaust manifold that has crac...
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