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Valve Ticking after First Oil Change?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by GeoTaco1, May 20, 2011.

  1. May 20, 2011 at 9:04 PM
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    GeoTaco1

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    Is it normal for a louder valve ticking after my first oil change at 4K??? They used convential Mobil oil but the ticking seems louder.
     
  2. May 20, 2011 at 9:08 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    its not the valves, I think it's some part of the emissions equipment that ticks on the 2nd gens. Basically its probably all in your head:)
     
  3. May 21, 2011 at 6:42 AM
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    TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK
     
  4. May 21, 2011 at 6:45 AM
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    Yep, what everyone has said. One of the perks of the V6.
     
  5. May 21, 2011 at 6:47 AM
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    I thought the same the same on my 07' I forgot about it now. What everyone else already said.
     
  6. May 21, 2011 at 9:16 AM
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    Your motor is probably toast. Get a new one.
     
  7. May 21, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    It is known for v6's to tick I thought the same thing when i bought my 2006 , and my 11 but they still haven't fixed that prob. I just put synthetic in and know its cool
     
  8. May 21, 2011 at 5:53 PM
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    if it blows up its under warranty
     
  9. May 21, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    What brand filter and what weight oil was used for the oil and filter change?
     
  10. May 21, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    I think it is prety normal, I have a slight tick that i got to quiet down some by using the rubber washer method noted here somewhere on TW. Its all good!!
     
  11. May 21, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    Yep tick = normal
     
  12. May 21, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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