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1993 Toyota Previa Question: noise&jerking

 

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auntyvirus, 1.5L 4 Cylinder, La Crescenta, CA, October 14, 2009, 15:06
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I just bought this van. It had been sitting a while (maybe 6 mos). It has a loud clunking noise especially at idle and starting off. It has gotten worse in the last few days. It also seems as if the engine is missing.On the freeway it sort of lurches like a cylinder may be misfiring.I can't tell if it is engine or tranny.

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    Protech2989 October 14, 2009, 15:30
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    It would be best to have your vehicle inspected by your local repair shop and perform a compression test to see if a cylinder is low on compression or bad ignition parts and if indeed you have a lower end noise in your engine. A compression test will tell you overall condition of internal engine components.

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    mastertech154 October 14, 2009, 19:10
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    <<<<<<< take it back where you bought it ,, this vehichle will just cost you alot of money, and be a problem as long as you own it Sorry for the negative answer ,, but just being honest

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