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Old 10-28-2008, 12:18 PM   #1
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I have a 1994 SR5 ext 4x4 (96,000) miles and it knocks/ticks about 50-70 mph. Is this common or do i need it looked at?
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Old 10-28-2008, 12:20 PM   #2
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older toys do "rattle and tick" some. but I am not sure when that normally begins.

I have a 97 taco with V6 with almost twice that amount of miles and it does not tick..

My advice would be to check the valves and adjust them.

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Old 10-28-2008, 12:55 PM   #3
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2.4 or 3.0?
Probably 3.0 but just for clarification
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Old 10-28-2008, 01:15 PM   #4
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It is probably valve noise, and normal. If it sounds like anything other than valves i would look into it.

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