2008 crown victoria ticking on start up?

my aunts 2008 crown vic ticks on cold start ups, it started during the winter, the car is a ex-cab, so it has over 300,000 miles on it, she uses 5w30 oil, so i'm wondering is this normal for the winter months

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  • 6 years ago
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    #1. The Ford Motor Company calls for 5W-20 oil in the crankcase of a 2008 Crown Vic. What's the scoop with the wrong engine oil viscosity? The brand and type of oil may be able to help quiet valve train racket. 5W-20 Mobil1 has very strong detergents to clean the inside of the engine. Mobil1 remains more fluid at low temperatures which helps cold weather starting.

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