2019 Engine Knock Noise Please Help

Discussion in '2016 + Toyota Tacoma' started by Eric Golli, Aug 25, 2019.

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  1. Eric Golli

    Eric Golli Member

    Brand new truck with 600 miles on it. I hear the high pressure fuel pump, I hear the injectors, this is different. This sounds like a valve. Let me know what you guys think.

     
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  3. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Eeeeeehhh.... take it back... lol
    I don't think this is the "normal" knocking/ ticking/ clacking... whatever that Tacomas are known for...

    Does it have oil in it??? Lol
     
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  4. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    Doesn't sound right to me. Take it back
     
  5. dirtytaco

    dirtytaco Well-Known Member

    Yeah man, that sounds rough. As new as it is, shouldn’t have any issues getting a replacement or getting it fixed
     
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    Eric Golli

    Eric Golli Member

    Just came back from the dealer, they said it was normal noise even though another Tacoma did not sound like that. They toldme to continue driving it. It really sounds like a faulty lifter though. I guess I will have to ride it out.
     
  7. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    I'd try a different dealer.
     
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  8. Joisey

    Joisey Well-Known Member

    Hard to determine without being there, but I'll go with piston slap in one cylinder.
     
  9. Bastek

    Bastek Active Member

    It does sound loud. Try higher octane fuel an see if that helps.

    Mine was noisy as well (although I can't remember being that noisy, but then again it's YouTube not irl) when running on regular. It got much quieter on super (93 or 91 octane)
     
  10. Jersey Black Beauty

    Jersey Black Beauty Active Member

    sounds worse than my 2017 and they tell me its the self cleaning fuel injector pump LOL any takers???
     
  11. Joisey

    Joisey Well-Known Member

    Detonation at idle is a truly rare occurance unless the engine is severely overheated.
     
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    Eric Golli

    Eric Golli Member

    Its hard to tell by the phone. Its not piston slap bad. It sounds like a lifter or something.


    Toyota - “Thats a normal factory sound”:
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  13. arm76

    arm76 Well-Known Member

    It's cheaper for them to say "normal" and wait until it breaks, then warrantee claim it. You wouldn't want them to waste their precious time diagnosing your issue when they can be looking for issues on vehicles that are no longer under warrantee.
     
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  14. arm76

    arm76 Well-Known Member

    I concur.
     
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  16. Scott Wyman

    Scott Wyman Well-Known Member

    Sounds like a diesel. Take it back!
     
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  17. Warranty should cover that... that’s NOT normal... I’d demand they fix the issue before the calendar reads 2020
     

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