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1995 Ford Escort Question: What is Ticking/Tapping noise coming from engine once RPM's reach 2k?

 

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pleeks3, 1.9L 4 Cylinder, Stafford, VA, September 03, 2012, 06:58
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Engine lost timing upon initial restart death noise. Towed home, replaced head. Engine runs GREAT except when revving accelerator ticking/tapping noise @ 2k rpm underload and in park. Checked connecting rod bearing anyways, but NOT a knocking sound.

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    mastertech6371 September 03, 2012, 08:21
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    how did you check the bearings?? what was the clearance??

    could be a lifter or a bad valve seat.

    Roy

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    pleeks3, September 03, 2012, 09:14
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    Just checked to see if I could get some swinging in connecting rod bearings; doubtful if it's the vavle seat or lifters because I just replaced the head and would hear noise when idling.

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