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Help identifying engine noise/problem

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Mxpatriot, Feb 26, 2010.

  1. Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    At stoplights (idle) and at very low speed (generally 5 MPH and under, in both forward and reverse), I'm getting a "clicking" sound from my engine compartment. It almost sounds like something is getting hit by the fan blades.

    I've looked around and can't find anything obviously wrong, with the fan or the belt. The belt is the original belt (I'm at 76K miles), so I suspect that's it, but before I either go down and buy a belt or take it to the dealership or shop, anyone have any idea what could be causing this noise?
     
  2. TacoSupreem

    TacoSupreem Dirty Trucker

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    Hmm have you checked your motor mounts?
     
  3. Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    that would be a concern... I'll have to get in there and look

    Is this something that could be caused by that?
     
  4. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    Do you have a "Cold Air Intake"?
     
  5. Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    No
     
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    Fortech Well-Known Member

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    Are you certain it isn't the normal Tacoma tick?
     
  7. Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    Yea I've had the truck for two years and 50K miles and haven't heard it before
     
  8. Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    Well maybe it is that Tacoma tick I'm taking it in to the dealer tomorrow hopefully they fix it under the exhaust manifold tsb that I think correlates to the Tacoma tick
     
  9. Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    Dealership confirmed it's the "tacoma tick" and they're going to do the TSB on it. Covered under warranty, but I was 3K miles from being out of warranty - thank God - it's $1500 in parts alone.
     
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    Since when did we get a Tacoma Tick TSB?
     
  11. MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
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    :notsure:
     
  12. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Probably the Exhaust manifold
     
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