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Valve/Lifter noises

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by tr0gd0r, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. Feb 15, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    tr0gd0r

    tr0gd0r [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I just got a used 99 Tacoma and the V6 motor seems to have quite a bit of valve/lifter noise. Is that common with the V6?
     
  2. Feb 15, 2009 at 11:47 PM
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    Packman73

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    The Toyota tick. Normal.
     
  3. Feb 15, 2009 at 11:48 PM
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    Thanks. I actually kinda like the sound. Sounds like a tiny diesel. LOL
     
  4. Feb 16, 2009 at 7:19 AM
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    ARB1977

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    How many miles? Could need a valve adjustment or try running a thicker oil. Sometimes too diffrent filters create valve train noise as well. Im running Mobil One 0W30 with a Mobil One 209 oversized filter. Wth this combo even at startup there is no noise but when i would run 5W30 i get alittle noise for a few seconds. I would try different things.
     
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