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.
Warped manifold due to broken axhaust m,anifold bolts. Replaced with thorley headers, around $1200