High speed chatter under load

High speed chatter under load

Posted in the Ford Expedition Forum


Spotsylvania, VA

#1 Jul 7, 2013
This noise happens when I'm going over 60 and under load, like going up a hill. This chatter/tapping noise can be made worse when I press on the gas pedal, I can play with it, give it gas - louder, let up on it - it stops. If I push hard on the gas pedal the noise gets louder and then clunks and is gone til next hill. No issues under 60 mph

Spotsylvania, VA

#2 Jul 7, 2013
Its a 2003 Eddie Bauer 5.4V8 178,000

Kingston, TN

#3 Nov 23, 2013
@ John I would say it is probley this cheap gas we are getting these day and you may want to see about getting the valves adjusted. Milage is a big thing it could even be the timing chain and gears having slack in them. good luck

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