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2002 Toyota Tundra Question: engine clater



Visitor, 4.7L V8, Concord, NC, October 11, 2010, 20:52

i have a 2002 toyota tundra 2wd extended cab 4.7 v8 when the engine is cold i hear ticking sound when i am driving and the trasmission shifts it sounds like a bad spark knock, worse when cold. called toyota mfg. they can't help

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  • Answer #1

    October 11, 2010, 23:33

    It might just need a simple valve clearance adjustment. Did you ever get it done?
    How many miles are in the truck?


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    Visitor, January 19, 2011, 13:15

    Other appends for this vehicle indicate that the V8 exhaust manifolds are a common failure, and when they fail they tend to make a ticking sound when the engine is cold.

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