"Ticking noise" coming from the rear driver side underneather - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 Old 10-17-2012, 09:36 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
"Ticking noise" coming from the rear driver side underneather

I have a 08 F-250 with about 123,000 on it. I got a ticking noise is coming from the driver side of the truck, closer to the firewall and it's coming from underneath the truck. It doesn't do it when i first start the truck and it's cold. It comes after I drive the truck around and comes when I'm at a idle, then goes away after i start driving it. Even at a idle it comes and goes and it not consistant. Me and my buddies checked to see if it may be coming from the head and it's not. I sent my oil to catepillar and it came back clean, normal wear. We hooked up the scanner and all the parameters are good, and it runs great. Just wanna know what this is, so I don't have to stress about it. Is this the normal ticking that people talk about on the 6.4's?
meger861 is offline  
post #2 of 5 Old 10-17-2012, 10:04 AM
Super Moderator

SuperCrutyPS's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Orangevale, CA
Posts: 14,964
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 211 Post(s)
Thanks: 76
Thanked 455 Times in 439 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Go up to the "Google Custom Search" box under the PowerStroke.org logo. Type in "6.4 Ticking" - there are some threads that come that have video. You might be able to compare that with yours.

Owner | Operator: Darryl
My Truck: Ol' Guy Garage
Tow Toy: Pilgrim International 31RE3SLF5
United States Navy - IC2 - '76-'80
SuperCrutyPS is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 10-17-2012, 10:04 AM
Don't you worry about it

strokinpower's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 8,180
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 221 Post(s)
Thanks: 54
Thanked 226 Times in 209 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
the normal ticking people talk about with the 6.4 usually happens slightly above idle i.e. driving throught a neighborhood and it is not sporadic its pretty consistent. You can't hear it just idling

2014 F250 Platinum FX4
AFE Intake
Sct x4
4" Dual Exhaust no muffler with 5" MBRP tips
4" BDS with Fox shocks
20x9 Gear Alloy Big blocks 0 offset
35" Toyo AT2's
Procomp Pro runner dual stabilizers
strokinpower is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 11-26-2012, 05:42 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
salnazzaro's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 1,181
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Thanks: 4
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
My truck does the same thing, it drives me nuts

2015 f350 cclb platinum...5% tint, Anzo smoked mirror lights, recon clear cabs, tgc 2.5" spacers, carli adjustable track bar, icon 5" rear blocks, rancho 7000s, Fuel Mavericks wrapped in Toyo MT's, 4" flo pro straight pipe, Sct w gearhead tunes
salnazzaro is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 11-29-2012, 12:38 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
dieselkane's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Pocat-hell-hole, Idaho
Posts: 1,509
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Mine too, I have a video of my truck around here somewhere of the noise mine makes.

Traded.. 03 6.0 PSD For.. Black F250 2008 SD LARIAT 6.4 PSD 4x4, Aries Bull Bar, Westin chrome running bars, Dura Liner, B&W Gooseneck hitch, Recon smoked taillights, Icon 4.5" lift, 35" Toyo M/T, etc... Running Spartan Tunes AFE PG 7, Flo Pro 4" DP Back, thanks to Cobb's Diesel. It has been great so far.

Originally Posted by azkcr View Post
So all that work and you're keeping the trash can of doom on the exhaust?

dieselkane is offline  

2008 f250 , 6.4 diesel , motor , ticking

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome