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rubbing noise from behind the behind the timing cover

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 1999tacotrd, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Apr 19, 2009 at 12:01 PM
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    1999tacotrd

    1999tacotrd [OP] 1999 Taco TRD xtracab 3.4 V6 4x4

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    I am fixing to buy a 1999 tacoma sr5 trd and there is a rubbing noise comeing from behind the timming cover do u guys have any idea what it could be?

    like maybe signs of the water pump going out?
     
  2. Apr 19, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    luk8272

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    Welcome to TW. May be your timing belt/chain going out. Not sure which that year model truck has. Have you felt a loss of power? When my chain went out on my chevy, I had the ticking noise for a week or so. But decided to wait to make sure thats what it was before I tore the truck apart, when it goes out there will be no power and you should stop driving it asap. If thats what the problem is.
     
  3. Apr 19, 2009 at 12:35 PM
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    1999tacotrd

    1999tacotrd [OP] 1999 Taco TRD xtracab 3.4 V6 4x4

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    I had to edit the post i was going to buy the truck tommarow but i want to make sure its nothing serious first before i got it.

    Its a 99 sr5 trd with 190k miles on it and they want 5k for it the way it is. I will try t find out if it has a loss of power
     
  4. Apr 19, 2009 at 12:39 PM
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    Understood, hopefully someone here will be able to give you a better answer,atleast one to aid in your decision.
     
  5. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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  6. Apr 19, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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