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I hate the rattle

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by numbah57, Mar 13, 2010.

  1. Mar 13, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    numbah57

    numbah57 [OP] GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    I have a very annoying rattling sound coming from under my truck (mostly right at start up) im not sure but it sounds like its coming from the exhaust or the cats or something can anyone help, thanks
     
  2. Mar 13, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    i had a similar problem to you...turns out i had some pebbles stuck in the little shield that is bolted over the second cat on the drivers side.
     
  3. Mar 13, 2010 at 9:33 PM
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    ILove2Drive

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    I'd guess cats man, hope you can get it figured out ASAP :)
     
  4. Mar 13, 2010 at 9:33 PM
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    numbah57

    numbah57 [OP] GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    alright, ill check it in the morning, thanks
     
  5. Mar 14, 2010 at 7:04 AM
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    Fortech

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    Does it rattle every time you start it? Why not get under the truck while you have a buddy start it and pinpoint the problem? There are literally dozens of things that could rattle underneath these trucks. Having someone diagnose it for you over the internet is very unlikely.
     
  6. Mar 14, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    TacoSupreem

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    Do you have a cold air intake? sometimes those things vibrate.
     
  7. Mar 14, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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    Something else to check is the catalytic converter cover. I had another vehicle that did the same exact thing and it was the cover. seems one end had rusted loose causing it to rattle against the converter and it only happened at start-up
     
  8. Mar 14, 2010 at 1:38 PM
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    I had a rubber bushing once that split in two and was rattling the exhaust @ start up.................
     
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