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Outside exhaust fumes entering my 2001 cabin

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by longboarder324, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. Jan 27, 2012 at 8:48 PM

    longboarder324 [OP] New Member

    Nov 15, 2011
    2001 pre-runner v6
    Hello everyone, first post to the forum. Hoping someone here has encountered the following problem and has the solution. I have a 2001 tacoma extracab sr5 with V6 engine. Lately there has been a "clunking" sound coming from my dashboard every time I accelerate and when I come to a sudden stop. It sounds like some sort of flap opening and closing. I've noticed that the smell of exhaust fumes is pretty strong while I drive, especially if I'm behind a diesel truck. I've done a little research to find that my model doesn't have a cabin filter. Anyone know if indeed it is a faulty cabin air flap of some sort and how to go about repairing it? Thanks in advance.

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