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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 6th October 2020, 12:31 Thread Starter
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Tappet / tapping / fluttering sound - 1.0 Ecoboost

Hi all,

I've had a look through similar topics, but can't seem to find any definitive answers.

I have what sounds like a tappety / fluttering sound from a 62 plate 1.0 Ecoboost.
The sound is particularly noticeable from a cold start for around 10 minutes, until the engine is up to temperature. It's only only noticeable under acceleration, and stops as soon as I take my foot off the accelerator. It isn't particularly noticeable at idle.

Oil level seems fine, I've used a tin of Wynn's hydraulic valve lifter treatment but to no avail.
Any ideas?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 6th October 2020, 14:04
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Found this. Not sure if it helps. Also some people are saying the tapping noise could be from the fuel pump/injectors:

https://carleg.com/The-tips-of-2012-...raulic-lifters

B Max Titanium X 1.0 125 bhp in Magnetic with built in SatNav and rear sensors.
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