2.3 engine tick

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Some 2005-2007 Five Hundred, Freestyle, Montego and 2006 Fusion, Milan, Zephyr, and 2006-2007 Escape and Mariner vehicles built 1/17/2006 and later equipped with the 3.0L 4V Duratec engine with exhaust camshaft driven water pumps may exhibit a ticking noise from the left bank cylinder head with the engine at normal operating temperature.

Refer to the following Service Procedure to identify and resolve the engine ticking noise.


any body notice their 2.3 having a loud tick to it?
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The "tick" is not very loud and muted a bit. You need to lean down by the right front and listen in the wheel well-opening to hear it. Windows down, idling, noise is not audible from the cabin.
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