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Old 12-06-2011, 01:12 PM   #1
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Exclamation Strange sound from engine. Wanted engine!

i have a 1998 tacoma PreRunner 3.4

im looking for a new engine.


mine curently has 395,000 miles and runs great but is starting to make a "clacking" noise and is getting louder .
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Old 12-06-2011, 06:37 PM   #2
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that is a lot of driving!

I say run it till it blows. keep an eye on craigslist for wrecked first gens and 3rd gen 4 runners.
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:45 PM   #4
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may need a valve adjustment?
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:49 PM   #5
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Lifters, rocker arm, water pump, timing belt. No special
order. Check to see if the fan is loose and hitting anything
else.
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:29 AM   #6
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If anyone knows of where I can buy a cheap engine let me know I'd appreciate it!
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:32 AM   #7
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If anyone knows of where I can buy a cheap engine let me know I'd appreciate it!
You should at least check compression and valve clearances before replacing the engine.
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If anyone knows of where I can buy a cheap engine let me know I'd appreciate it!
It could be any of those things I listed (very likely) and your engine could be fine..
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Originally Posted by llamas98taco View Post
i have a 1998 tacoma PreRunner 3.4

im looking for a new engine.

mine curently has 395,000 miles and runs great but is starting to make a "clacking" noise and is getting louder .
Get it looked at and run it till it wont no more! Id be proud of 395k and id run it till it wouldnt go no more, and see how far that is.
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