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"Ticking" sound coming from engine

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by dgjones, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. Apr 6, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    dgjones

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    I just bought an 09 Tacoma 4 cyl and I have notice what sounds like tiking coming from the engine. It is very faint but I can hear it from inside the cab of the truck. Is this normal??? I've been told that it can be the fuel injectors? Appreciate any help I can get. Thanks!!
     
  2. Apr 6, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    welcome to tw man!! its normal fuel injector tick....nothing to worry about.:)
     
  3. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    Thanks Dude! Had myself freaking out for a second there!!
     
  4. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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    Nope...No need to sweat it. Welcome to the board!!
     
  5. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    no prob man. all the tacomas have that "ttick"....just the injectors. enjoy that truck!:)
     
  6. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    Alright guys, gonna take my g friend for a ride in the new truck. Thanks Again!!
     
  7. Apr 6, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    have a good one man!
     
  8. Apr 6, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    Make sure to christen the bed!!
     
  9. Apr 6, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    Ha ha u got it!!
     
  10. Apr 22, 2009 at 7:56 AM
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    Hey:
    Thanks for the answer folks. Ive got <500 miles on this 09, and wondered about the tick. You now the deal.....new truck.....new noises......new questions like....DANG hope I didnt buy a lemon. Thanks for the info. I am glad I joined the club
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  11. Apr 22, 2009 at 8:35 AM
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    so the better question is, if I never had a tick, am I skrewed?
     
  12. Apr 22, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    So THATs' what that tick is?!! I knew it wasn't my valves, never figured it out, quit worrying about it. Thanks.
     
  13. Apr 22, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    I got it too... But can only hear it when outside the vehicle.
     
  14. Aug 3, 2009 at 4:06 PM
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    Thank goodness I found this thread. I noticed the ticking sound too and I was freaking out. Now I can sleep at night, lol j/k :p
     
  15. Aug 3, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    No. Just Deaf.
     
  16. Aug 6, 2009 at 6:00 AM
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    I also was wondering about the ticking!!!! Thanks to all for clearing that up.
     
  17. Aug 6, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    I have a video write up on how to quiet the ticking on the second gens trucks you may want to check out.
     
  18. Aug 6, 2009 at 6:26 AM
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    It's the same as if you've ever listened to a car with old Bosch injectors (BMW, Mercedes). Now those were loud.
     
  19. Aug 6, 2009 at 6:29 AM
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