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Old 06-12-2013, 10:20 PM   #1
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So I had a fat exhaust leak like all mustangs .. crack headers...went to muffler shop had them weld it back ...no more exhaust leak....

But I have a ticking noise...dude looked at my spark plug wires and said they are melted to headers causing a misfire ... Would that be it??? Robbing hp from me??
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So I had a fat exhaust leak like all mustangs .. crack headers...went to muffler shop had them weld it back ...no more exhaust leak....

But I have a ticking noise...dude looked at my spark plug wires and said they are melted to headers causing a misfire ... Would that be it??? Robbing hp from me??
Yes, a misfire can absolutely cause power loss
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:47 PM   #3
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I don't know if u can see it bit it is melted at stck to the bolt... 1 wire
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:23 PM   #4
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just go buy a new set of wires...you'll be out $25-30 for a standard set but it'll be more then enough to fix your misfire. while your at it i'd go ahead and swap your plugs for some fresh ones.
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just go buy a new set of wires...you'll be out $25-30 for a standard set but it'll be more then enough to fix your misfire. while your at it i'd go ahead and swap your plugs for some fresh ones.
Ya imma do it but I spent 120 to fix the headers... the spark plug wires explain my sh**ty times at the tracks.I bet
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If they are melted enough to cause a misfire you wouldn't be driving it on the track like that, it would be jerking and acting dumb, not exactly something you can ignore.
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You wouldn't be able to drive comfortably at the track. Engine popping all the time and jerking. Hell, I hated driving it period
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Well its not doing all that but when I first start the car there's a ticking noise....loud..but I don't have a exhaust leak...
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I don't think the ticking is from the wires.. I have the same noise.
But only while accelerating within the first 10 miles of driving.
Idk what it is
But it's not my wires or plugs they're both new
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I don't think the ticking is from the wires.. I have the same noise.
But only while accelerating within the first 10 miles of driving.
Idk what it is
But it's not my wires or plugs they're both new
Heard its the lifters....next time when doing a oil change to add a additive for the lifters
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Heard its the lifters....next time when doing a oil change to add a additive for the lifters
An additive, for lifters, lol..
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An additive, for lifters, lol..
What's.funny about it
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It's funny cause an additive isn't going to fix a stuck lifter or one that's bleeding off.. Means you need to tear it down and determine which it is or if its that at all
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