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Old 05-10-2010, 07:15   #1 (permalink)
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Explorer 2002 Pings - rattles

I have an Explorer 2002 that recently started to Ping & rattle at acceleration. Had a tune up at 100K and runs well. However, the pinging and rattling is evident. No check engine light. Fuel consumption seems to be normal. I put CFoam in gas tank, but no luck. Any ideas?
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Re: Explorer 2002 Pings - rattles

Was this doing this before the tuneup? Did it gradually start? If it's carbon, there's a way to run seafom through the intake while it's running to help clear it.
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It was doing this before the tuneup. It had it then went away. Now it is back. It gradually started. I can try seafoam again. Any suggestions to fix?
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From the Seafom site. Read the instructions under 4 cycle engines for "Cleaning Varnish and Carbon Deposits - Fuel Injected Engines "

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