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#735504 - 20th Oct 2012 10:27pm Engine Ticking
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Just bought a 1999 Ford Galaxy. Revs take time to idle when coming to stop and you can't half hear the engine ticking. Now it has done 148,000 miles. How do I fix this?
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#735530 - 21st Oct 2012 3:27am Re: Engine Ticking [Re: ShaunTheSheep]
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possibly an air leak, possibly on inlet manifold...

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#735585 - 21st Oct 2012 9:47am Re: Engine Ticking [Re: ShaunTheSheep]
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Idle issue could be, as mentioned, an air leak, gunk in the throttle body meaning it doesnt shut instantly, a sensor down effecting the mixture....

Ticking could also be a number of things, a lifter would be my first suggestion, but it could be one of many things - try and oil change....
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#735847 - 22nd Oct 2012 9:17am Re: Engine Ticking [Re: ShaunTheSheep]
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Try taking off Idle Control Valve and cleaning it out with carb cleaner, and also what StuyMac said, clean out the throttle body with carb cleaner.
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