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clicking from engine

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by dayNnite4, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    dayNnite4

    dayNnite4 [OP] We can't stop here, this is bat country.

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    today was the first time in a while that ive been outside my truck with the engine running and i noticed a clicking noise. it sounds like its coming from the block. its a light, high frequency clicking that im thinking might something involving the valves/lifters/camshaft. it just went in for its 5k mile oil change on sat so idk if i should see if it gets worse or take it in now.. wat do u guys think about it? thanks
     
  2. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:37 PM
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    You ate probably hearing the injectors.

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  3. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    Yup... the Tacoma Tick, it's normal, get use to it cause it doesn't go away.
     
  5. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    The Taco tick is mostly on the V6. OP has a 4 banger.

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  6. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    Exactly, my 4banger ticked, but it wasn't nearly as loud as my V6.
     
  7. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    Shit, didn't even notice he was a 4 banger..... mine sounds like its got a sewing machine under the hood.
     
  8. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    Lol. I'm sewing as I drive. Lol. My friends are surprised about all the noise too.

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  9. Dec 12, 2011 at 4:13 PM
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    haha thats exactly wat it sounds like!!! thanks for all the help. i didnt think i noticed it ever b4 but then again its not that often that im outside the truck while its running
     
  10. Dec 12, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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    Haha I was coming on here to to a search about a click from my block and saw this in the new threads! Thanks!
     
  11. Dec 13, 2011 at 3:50 AM
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    I get the same sound at acceleration during warmup in cold weather. I goes away by the time I get out of my neighborhood.
     
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