Vehicle2010 Ford F-150 XL 4dr SuperCrew Styleside 5.5 ft. SB (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
ReviewBought this truck in May 2010. about 5 months later, I start hearing a tapping sound coming from the engine compartment. I figure, no problem. Probably just need to adjust a lifter. I take it into the local Ford dealer and they tell me that Ford has a service bulletin on it. Ford is aware of the noise tapping problem and has determined that this is normal and won't harm the engine or it's components. If I heard that tapping when I first looked at the truck, I never would have bought it. After calling Ford, the company refuses to repair or fix the tapping noise. I hope I'm able to sell this truck now and convince a buyer that tapping from the engine compartment is "Normal" for Ford trucks.
Best FeaturesI wouldn't recommend Ford trucks and won't buy another one.
Worst FeaturesRepair tapping sounds coming from the engine compartment.
on 01/30/11 17:59 PM (PST)
Ford isn't the only one, I had a 2004 Silverado 5.3 that had a tapping noise when cold and my Bro. InLaw has a Toyota van V6 that that taps. Chevy and Toyota dealer Mechanics said it was normal and nothing they can do about itReport it
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