Noisy Engine?

Discussion in 'Fiesta ST Chat and Discussion' started by Mr UFO, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Mr UFO

    Mr UFO Active Member

    Has anyone else popped the hood open while the car is running and thought it's excessively loud? Clicking and clacking? It reminds me of sticky lifters on my 64 Ford Fairlane-ha!
     
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  3. McRib 1s Back

    McRib 1s Back Well-Known Member

    Direct injection does sound a lot like diesel! It's nearly as loud as my VW Touareg TDI! It's the sound of technology, we gotta get used to it!
     
  4. Mr UFO

    Mr UFO Active Member

    Is that what that is? Thanks Rib that's reassuring. It was freaking me out a bit.
     
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  5. MOFiST

    MOFiST Member

    Is it our high pressure fuel pumps that tick making most of the noise?


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  6. McRib 1s Back

    McRib 1s Back Well-Known Member

    Yes, it's all good. These are stout engines! :)
     
  7. McRib 1s Back

    McRib 1s Back Well-Known Member

    Yep! Figure 2000+ PSI!
     
  8. stuntdoogie

    stuntdoogie Active Member

    Arent the fuel injecters making that ticking noise?

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  9. kvetcha

    kvetcha Active Member

    Our CX-5 makes a similar faint, cricket-like high-pitched sound under mild acceleration. The engine noise drowns it out in most situations.
     
  10. McRib 1s Back

    McRib 1s Back Well-Known Member

    Yes, true -- it's the complete fuel system. All makes and models with DI have this fun new sound. I actually like it; it sounded like loose valves on my first DI car, but after a couple (and TDI) you just resign yourself to the new sound of technology. Now I hear it on other cars and nod approvingly. :)
     
  11. Papi4baby

    Papi4baby Member

    Even the new non di engines are loud. The fuel system just ticks away and it sounds almost like a nock.
     
  12. captainmorbid

    captainmorbid Active Member

    The TIVCT is fairly noisy too.


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  13. Smokin

    Smokin Active Member


    Yeah, thanks. I was concerned too, thinking it sounded like a diesel idylling....
     

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