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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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

Problem Data
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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
21 people reported this problem
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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.
I have a warped exhaust manifold on the passenger side.
On my 7.3 diesel
loud and annoying clicking from the engine manifold they need to put out a recall on this
Assume bad gasket, could be warped manifold. II Don't see any broken studs.
Same issue. Ticks slightly due to bad exhaust manifold.
Warped manifold due to broken axhaust m,anifold bolts. Replaced with thorley headers, around $1200