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4x4 whistle

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mudjunkie, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. Oct 8, 2008 at 11:19 AM
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    mudjunkie

    mudjunkie [OP] Well-Known Member

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    when i put the truck in 4x4 i notice that the driver side has a whistle to it when i get to asbout 25 mph cv axle maybe
     
  2. Oct 8, 2008 at 5:41 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Where is the noise comming from?
     
  3. Oct 8, 2008 at 8:39 PM
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    mudjunkie

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    hard to tell i know its more toward the axle
     
  4. Oct 9, 2008 at 4:37 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    CV's are going to make a "clicking" sound if there is a problem. It could be your transfer case makeing the noise. My 2000 would make a high pitched whine when in 4 wheel drive. So did my Dodge. Its not a big deal. Check your fluid and make sure its at the correct level.
     
  5. Oct 9, 2008 at 4:46 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    is it in 4-low that you hear it? in all my trucks they whine/whistle when going around 25 or more in 4-low.
     
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