The synchronizer shaft for the camshaft position sensor can cause a loud squeak or chirping noise due to failure of the upper bushing. The noise may be erratic and is usually present when the engine is warm.
Average mileage: 105,650 (25,000–160,000)
Engines affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 3.0L V6, 4.0L V6
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Synchronizer Shaft for camshaft position sensor upper bushing goes bad and makes squealing sound like a loose belt (replace)
had the same problem friend works at ford, found, and fixed the issue quickly...part is expensive trough ford...aftermarket part is 1/4 of the price.
Had the intermittent squeaks. Mechanic diagnosed it immediately. Replaced synchronizer and sensor. No more squeak, but 'Check Engine Light' is not always ON
something in the engin "churps" when the engin is warm
Severe squeaking both front tires area.
chirps when the engine is warm.
chirping sound at random times with the engine running.
troubleshooting a loud constatnt annoyng sqieal like a belt but suspecting compressor for a/c...thinking it might be the cam shaft postion senor shaft bushing failure
Lous chirpibg under cab when clutch released
Loud chirping/squeak when engine is warm, erratic. CPS or synchronizer.