Question about 1991 Toyota Pickup

1 Answer

I have a 91 22re 4wd 5spd when it first starts it makes a loud clacking noise that goes away after a few seconds what is that noise my rocker arm shafts and rocker arms are in good condidion

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 133 Answers

Sounds like it could be your timing chain. There is an automatic chain tensioner and over time when the chain gets a lot of miles on it the plastic guides and chain have to be replaced. Typically around 125,000 miles or more. You can remove the valve cover and look down the front of the engine to verify this. Look to see if the plastic guides are still in place and that the chain is not rubbing a hole in the front timing chain cover. Let us know your findings.

Posted on Nov 26, 2014

  • JeB
    JeB Mar 15, 2015

    I'll second this opinion. You don't want it to wear through the timing chain cover. How long you can get away with ignoring this is up to debate.

×

Ad

5 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 850 Answers

SOURCE: 98 Camry 4 cy. - can oil completely leak out of

Firstly! Yes alloy engines will run quite along time with little or no oil!
oil warning lights are a waste of space!
if it fails to light up you dont have any warning do you!
i would like to know from you a little more of the story! as to were you driving at the time ?? did it have leaks prior & is the plug still in the oil pan?? or was motor burning oil
Cheers Rob.

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

  • 59 Answers

SOURCE: My engine makes a squeaking noise for the first 30 seconds after

sounds like a glazed belt on the engine

Posted on May 04, 2010

Testimonial: "I tighten The Belts and it squeaked once more and has not squeak again, Thanks !!!!!!!"

alicantecoli
  • 22246 Answers

SOURCE: I need to find out

normal settings that i apply to everything except some old 1960s gt versions is 12th inlet and 15 exhaust these setings are more or less appropiate for all adjustable tappet settings unless as stated an old gt ford then its something like 22th ,and clacking like hell ,well iam looking in my autodata book and nothing shows that old or even the same size engine but most are showing .15-,25 inlet and ,25-,35 exhaust mm for the toyotas ,scanning and posting takes a long time as i have to reduce the picture to under 150kb which loses a lot of detail ,now as this vehicle was produced to run on 4 star petrol and now only 95 octane is available unless you pay for 98 ,now this will run on 95 unleaded as it should have stelite coated valves and seats provided that you adjust the timing to 6? trying to use original settings like 10 or 12? will make it pink like hell ,ok you lose a bit of power but ?? not really noticeable on a cooking engine like this .

Posted on Oct 03, 2010

ddywrbks
  • 799 Answers

SOURCE: 88 Toyota 22r possible loud valve tap only under

Are you using a good quality conventional oil? Older cars don't do well with cheap oil or synthetic. I recommend Valvoline conventional, my truck has over 200000 on it and runs great.

Posted on Nov 04, 2013

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

3.8 dodge runs great but has a very loud ticking/tapping under valve cover gets louder when warmed up or more rpm


Not familiar with this specific engine, but I think you have adjustable rocker arms to adjust valve lash. May just need adjustment, but inspection will show if something is damaged.

Jan 22, 2015 | 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan

1 Answer

Waht would cause a loud rattleing noise in my engine?


get it into a garage before something really goes bad then you'll be looking for a new beamer

Apr 29, 2014 | BMW 325 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 91 22re 4wd 5spd when it first starts it makes a loud clacking noise that goes away after a few seconds what is that noise my rocker arm shafts and rocker arms are in good condidion


The 22re engine was infamous for having timing chain problems where the timing chain guide and tensioner would rub on the back of the waterpump. Check your timing chain to make sure all components are operating correctly and check the back side of the water pump. If it succeeds in tearing up that water pump cover you will coolant rush into engine and water lock the motor. More damage than checking and or replacing the timing chain and components.

Dec 31, 2013 | 1991 Toyota Pickup

2 Answers

Knocking noise dodge ram


Pull valve cover off and look for any bad lifters. Or could be piston rod. Sounds like sticky lifter. Not good.

Oct 28, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7L V6, manual. Below


I suspect you have hydraulic lifters and the sludgy oil could plug up your lifters - as well as running that low on oil. Top off your oil and get an oil additive engine cleaner, warm your engine at idle only then change oil when warm. Add 1 quart of marvel mystery oil to the crankcase then top off with high mileage oil, like Valvoline. Run motor at idle only and see if this cures the problem - if not then you may need to remove the intake and replace your lifters, a costly and time consuming job. I would not try driving as you may waste the cylinder head or block by running a stuck lifter. There is also an oil additive specifically for stuck lifter and I think I would add that as well as the Marvel.
I hope the quick fix works for you and good luck!!!

Nov 27, 2010 | 2004 Dodge Dakota

2 Answers

2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7L V6, manual. Below freezing out. Started up my truck it started making lifter noises upon start-up. I thought it was cold, so I let it idle for 10-15 minutes. As it was idling,...


P0300 Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected

P0304 Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected

If a cylinder is not firing it could make that noise. Check/replace your plug wires use dielectric grease in the boot connections. Could be a bad plug as well but I would guess a bad plug wire...

Nov 27, 2010 | 2004 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

98 dodge ram quadcab 1500 small 8 cylinder motor. when I start it there is a very loud clacking noise underneath. after it runs for a few minutes it becomes not so loud but doesn't go away. could it be a...


possibly a cracked flywheel. i would make sure there is nothing rubbing first after that i would narrow down where the noise is coming from. if it is internal take a screwdriver and hold it to your ear and touch it throughout the drivetrain and where the noise is the loudest is where your problem is. kinda sounds like a cracked flywheel or a loose heat shield. i dont think it is a u joint because it shouldnt be turning if the truck is not moving.

Aug 06, 2010 | 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD

1 Answer

When jeep is idling has a loud clacking noise


sounds like worn rocker arms or push rods...could also have bad lifters

Mar 07, 2010 | 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Loud banging noise


If the noise sounds like a diesel engine, knocking until the engine warms up, more than likely it's one of the rods/rod bearing. Unfortunately, if that is the case the engine is running on borrowed time. You'll be lucky if you get 2000 miles before total engine failure; I wouldn't recommend taking it on any long trips.
It would need to be serviced by a professional, they need to check the rods, rocker arms, lifters, and the timing chain for the cause.

Mar 12, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee Country

Not finding what you are looking for?
1991 Toyota Pickup Logo

149 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8572 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...