Ticking Type Noise Due to Cracked Exhaust Manifold on Jeep Grand Cherokee

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A ticking type noise may be noted from the engine area due to an exhaust manifold that has cracked where the pipes are welded; cracked manifolds should be replaced.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 150,600 (90,000–230,000)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: 4.0L 6 Cylinder
6 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998
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Cracked exhaust manifold at one of the weld points.
I hear a ticking after start the car and while driving.
Tick in exhaust manifold where weld appears to have cracked or split over the years. Problem not fixed.
cracked manifold, has to be replaced very time consuming and expensive over $1000