Some 2011-2012 Ford Mustangs (excluding Boss) built on or before 3/31/2011 and equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an intermittent metallic rattle or scratching type noise in the area at the front of the left cylinder head at idle with the engine at operating temperature. This is not described as a typical upper engine tick or tapping noise.
Cloyes Gear and Products Inc. has released two timing chain water pump kits.
In 2018, Cloyes Gear and Products Inc. expanded its automotive replacement parts catalog and increased vehicles-in-operation coverage by more than 20 million in the U.S .through the addition of 44 part numbers.
This bulletin applies to 2008-2013 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine, where engine rattling noises are apparent after engine starting, or if the engine will not start. This may be due to a slipped timing chain.
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