Ticking Type Noise Due to Warped Exhaust Manifold on Ford F-250

A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a warped exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.

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Average mileage: 132,861 (84,000–195,000)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: 7.5L V8
9 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999
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problem details
1995 Ford F-250 130,000 mi,
Experienced exhaust noise and odor. Mechanic found a cracked manifold and broken bolts plus other defects which involved r/r of 2 other parts (pipes/tubes?) to engine.
1997 Ford F-250 140,000 mi,
I have a warped exhaust manifold on the passenger side.
1993 Ford F-250 119,000 mi,
On my 7.3 diesel
1996 Ford F-250 156,476 mi,
loud and annoying clicking from the engine manifold they need to put out a recall on this
1995 Ford F-250 92,000 mi,
Assume bad gasket, could be warped manifold. II Don't see any broken studs.
Same issue. Ticks slightly due to bad exhaust manifold.
1996 Ford F-250 150,000 mi,
Warped manifold due to broken axhaust m,anifold bolts. Replaced with thorley headers, around $1200