Ford Tempo Problems

Clicking, Clanging Noise from Engine when Running on Ford Tempo

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A defective crankshaft pulley can cause a clicking, or clanging noise from the engine when it is running. The center hub can become loose and the pulley should be replaced with the revised design.

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Ford Tempo Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 141,000 (75,000–221,000)
Engine affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder
3 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994
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Car suddenly started making a very very loud rattling sound from underneath near motor. Drove 4 miles and had no accompanying loss of power -everything remained fully operational.
Engine makes a loud rattling noise when turned on. It continues except when in neutral.