knocking?

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by 95YellowGt, Jul 27, 2007.

  1. 95YellowGt

    95YellowGt New Member

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    i have 170k on my 95 gt it appears to knock on the drivers side head and was wondering if this is a common issue for the stock heads or would the harmonic balancer cause this problem.. is there anyway to tell what is causing this?? if its idling i give it gas it starts knocking after i let off the gas and continues for about 10 seconds and stops knocking till i hit the gas again any help would be appreciated..
     
  2. kyle94gt

    kyle94gt Active Member

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    I'm not sure what EXACTLY it would be due to I think it could be a handful of things but anyways.. mine had the same sort of deal and I replaced the motor mounts on each side with OEM Replacemets until I finish my 331 then I'll be going to Energy's Urethane mounts but it took away my knocking.. dunno if it helps but hey it's a shot in the hole. Hope it's nothing serious bro.. Later. :drunk:
     
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    Is it a knock or tick. A knock would be bearings. A tick even if its loud it possibly rockers(are yours stock). Is it at the front? could be timing chain.Need more detail.
     
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    it sounds more like a rocker hitting the valve cover.. i doubt its a rod bearing at all doesnt seem possible from where the noise is coming from.. so hmm
     
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    I don't know man.. I had a 2000 Ranger with the 2.5L 4 banger and I lost a camshaft follower *similar to a rocker arm* due to the overhead cam and the way they ride. It wasn't held in place by anything except pressure and it just popped out of place during normal driving. anyways... I noticed a few months later that I thought I floated a valve or something so I pulled the head and had it rebuilt due to some tapping coming from what sounded like the top end. Come to find out that it was the bottom end actually making the tapping sound. It was kinda quiet with it idling but when you rev the motor it gains loudness as the motor gained rpm's. You may want to have a professional mechanic check it out to be sure what it is. Cause my guess is it could be a number of things that could add up in cost if you just start narrowing it down by fixing stuff. :-\
     
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    i know its coming from the heads by the sound of it.. selling the car soon anyways not really worth the hassle when im working 70hrs a week and its not my dd i can always use some cash.. ill sell it for probly 1500 as is dont really care at this point need it gone someone needs to put it to use its kinda in roughf shape needs a few tweaks but it runs fine besides that lifter knock
     
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    where are you located? If you're close enough I may be interested in buying it from you..
     
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    i might know someone interested in it if you are serious email me at [email protected] if you are kinda close to louisville ky if the other guy dont want it
     
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    sold it last night just wanted it gone..