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clucking noise when in idle

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by .Trdtaco315., Jun 25, 2010.

  1. Jun 25, 2010 at 2:33 PM
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    .Trdtaco315.

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    ok so when my truck is already warmed up, i hear a soft chug/ clucking noise. i dont know what it is but its soo annoying.
    any help? nthanks for ur time
     
  2. Jun 25, 2010 at 2:35 PM
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  3. Jun 25, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    hmmmm lol
    well i used to be heavy on the gas bu ive changed my ways.
    should i just take it to toyota?
     
  4. Jun 25, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    does it sound more like say a belt, or pully? Does it get louder under acceleration?
     
  5. Jun 25, 2010 at 4:28 PM
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    nope but its gets fast and softer when in idle.
     
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    I've had two 3.4s and both have been "noisy" at idle. More of a tick, tick, tick depending on RPMs. I think they all do it.

    It might be annoying but it doesn't seem to be harmful. They keep running and running and running and.........
     
  7. Jun 26, 2010 at 4:54 AM
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    I've had two 3.4's also, and just like yours both where noisy at idle. Like you said, tick, tick, tick. It's normal.
     
  8. Jun 26, 2010 at 5:00 AM
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    08 here. bought new. didnt do it at first but does it now? I just roll with it.

    I do have a little wine that sounds like its in the rear end when i let off the gas running 60-65 mph. you can let off gas and then give it just a little back and it starts to wine. also it starting to grind somewhere when i back out of driveway and turn to the left? Any Help??
     
  9. Jun 27, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    you know whats funny, is that i dont even here it anymore. i clean my k&n filter and it stoped makin that noise.

    off top, i totally kicked my friends 05 tacos ass. cruisin at 45 -55ish in 2nd. then floored it. he could keep up i left him about a car and a half behind!
     
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    I have an 03 3.4 SR5 mine makes a similar noise when warm and " when you take it out of Park and into Drive (with foot on brake) that is when it is most noticeable, does yours do same?
     
  11. Dec 31, 2010 at 12:50 PM
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    Mine does the same thing. I thought at first it might be the timing belt or it needed the valves adjusted. Did both and nothing changed. My 4 cylinder made a similar noise too.
     
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  13. Jan 1, 2011 at 7:59 AM
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    good to see there is someone else out here with same thing, so have you been able to remedy the situation, if not have you been able to source the exact problem???
    thx
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  14. Jan 1, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    We have a gas station that still sells 100% gas. I filled up with it and the ticking Stopped!!!!

    Gas SUCKS this day and time. 10-15 % ethel
     
  15. Jan 1, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    I'm thinking it is most likely an intake resonance noise. Seems like it is pretty normal.

    Jim
     
  16. Jan 2, 2011 at 10:28 AM
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    thx Jim, guess it is one of those "live with" noises I 'll just cluck cluck, click click my way out of the driveway until i do not hear it Ha!!!!
    thx


     
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