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  1. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I've been having a sort of grinding noise coming out of my transmission area that I can't pin point. It starts out as sort of a metal on metal noise but then subsides when the car gets up to operating temperature. It also goes away when I press in the clutch. I intially thought it was the throw...
  2. 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...
  3. 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:
  4. Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Ok I am going to do a bit more research first.... :)
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
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