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Loud clicking sound from rear diff.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SRQ TACO, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Mar 21, 2011 at 5:33 AM
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    SRQ TACO

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    2000 2.4 2rz 5 lug tacoma. I have this loud clicking kind of noise coming from my rear diff. Its almost the sound of a bolt in a tire but its coming from my right axle when I jack it up. I have no posi. What is it I'm lost?
     
  2. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    I'm sure I'm one wheel peel.
     
  3. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:54 PM
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    Could be the drive shaft U-Joint.... It could be a lot of things though... Shocks etc...
     
  4. Mar 22, 2011 at 5:01 AM
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    It could be bearings or brakes. You may have to take it apart to find the problem.
     
  5. Mar 26, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    I feel its a bearing. I replaced that side bearing like 15000 miles ago but it was a bearing bought from autozone.
     
  6. Apr 23, 2011 at 11:56 PM
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    Ok update:

    Found out its the passenger bearing is bad.
     
  7. May 17, 2011 at 10:17 PM
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    Ok I replaced the wheel bearings = No fix

    Then I replaced the u joints = No fix.

    But is the rear output shaft on a toyota transmission supposed to wiggle?
     
  8. May 18, 2011 at 4:34 AM
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  9. May 18, 2011 at 7:06 AM
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    Oh well mine does.
     
  10. May 19, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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    SO does the rear output shaft on the 2rz auto transmission have a bearing? I couldnt find anything online about it.
     
  11. May 21, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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