Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-12-2017, 07:50 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 4
Tapping Noise in Ford V10

Hello,
We have just purchased a New Winnebago 2018 Vista LX 27N with a Ford V10.
It has a tapping noise that at times is very loud. There are no specific times when it happens and the sound is quite loud at times.

Our previous 2 motor homes have had the Ford V10 and each "purred" like a kitten with no issues.

Has anyone else had this issue or heard of it.
__________________

__________________
Fawndale is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 12-12-2017, 09:08 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
BFlinn181's Avatar
 
Gulf Streamers Club
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 16,494


Often a tapping noise is an indication of a leaking or cracked exhaust manifold. I'd have it looked at by a Ford dealer, it's under warranty, isn't it? It's not something to let go, more damage could be done.
__________________

__________________

Bob & Donna
'98 Gulf Stream Sun Voyager DP being pushed by a '00 Beetle TDI
BFlinn181 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2017, 09:28 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
SuperGewl's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Oregon
Posts: 1,786
Go ahead and run thru the fuel that is in it and then fill up with a different brand of fuel. Make sure that it does NOT have a high value of Ethanol in it. Check the FORD Chassis book to see what is the nominal amount if any. Ethanol is NOT your friend and will destroy an engine that is not setup for it.
__________________
Retired Navy Submariner
2014 Itasca Sunstar 35F; 5 Star tuned; 2014 Jeep Cherokee TrailHawk
SuperGewl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2017, 06:23 AM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 1
Tapping Noise

I don't know where you are located but...My tapping noise turned out to be the cab a/c compressor going out! Found that out when I came back from a trip and as I approached a stop, a thick cloud of smoke enveloped the coach as the compressor was burning up. But if your not running the CHASSIS a/c then I would make sure it was checked out ASAP. Mine purrs like a kitten now after replacement.

Brad
__________________
vista26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2017, 09:47 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Posts: 2,344
Is there a Ford Commercial Truck service center nearby (they have lifts)? Take it there at let them decide and repair it. Could be anything from a bad rod bearing, stuck lifter, or something else. You are under warranty, let Ford fix it.
__________________
Roger & Mary
2017 Winnebago Navion 24V
2014 Tiffin Phaeton 36GH (Sold)
luvlabs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2017, 10:04 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Southern Ontario
Posts: 162
Like others have said.....get your rig to a Ford dealer ASAP and at least get it on record for the noise investigation.

Warranties love for the user NOT to have done due diligence.
__________________

__________________
kenandterry
2010 Georgetown 330TS being pushed by our
2017 GMC Terrain toad (4 wheels down)
kenandterry is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ford, noise, v10



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Reese dual cam hp self tapping screws stripped. Boubou Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 0 04-13-2012 06:58 AM
Tapping Into Electrical Outlets ddw1949 Newmar Owner's Forum 6 07-12-2010 08:58 AM
Tapping courtesy light wires? smthng Newmar Owner's Forum 1 06-16-2010 11:07 AM
Tapping into the service brake line SilverBlivit Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 7 01-15-2008 07:36 PM
Tapping into an LP hose PeteB Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 2 10-12-2007 07:46 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.