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  1. need Help identifying sound

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I’m a newbie but can do maintenance, just can’t figure out this noise? I’ll admit went low on oil but still touched the dip stick, not even, was still a little above low, refilled and this noise is still prevalent, anyone know this ?? It’s by the top right (front) I’m guessing cylinder 1 I’ll...
  2. Engine noise at high RPM

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Is this noise normal at high RPM in my 2ZZ? Apparently it sounds throughout the acceleration, but it is more noticeable about 6500RPM. (Listen with headphones) Video:
  3. Lets play; name that sound!

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Ok I am going to do a bit more research first.... :)
  4. whine/whirl idler pulley diagnosis

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hey All, I just got my 2001 about a week ago, I love it!!! :adoration: I degreased my engine and the next day it started whining/whirring proportional to the engine speed. Not entirely sure the cleaning caused the noise. I listened to the tensioner, alternator & idler pulleys with my...
  5. Metallic Engine Rattle/noise, need help diagnosing

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    ***Resolved*** Hey guys. I recently got done switching my OEM plugs to BKR5E-11's and I have been getting a loud metallic noise coming from the engine bay. I didn't touch any bolts other than the ones to get to the actually plugs, and I double checked to make sure . Oil level was about 2/3...
  6. Problems After Engine Rebuild...

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi - purchased my 03' this past April with 66,000 miles and good service records. It seemed to be running fine until October, when the engine took a crap on me. Toyota said it was beyond repair and quoted me 13k for a new engine/cat replacement - 8500 for used. I obviously had a local shop give...
  7. Engine Compartment Screech Upon Shutdown

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Apologies if this is covered elsewhere...didn't see anything. I'm new to the forum, so I'd appreciate your patience. I have a 2003, MT, 61k miles. No performance mods, precats not yet removed but appear to be intact from the O2 sensor vantage point. I noticed that for the past several months...