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99' tacoma 4cyl. 2.7 auto. popping sound

I am getting a popping sound when a take off from complete stop,in drive or reverse. Could this be u-joints and if so how hard is it to replace these myself?

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  • zach_breth Jun 27, 2009

    Don't think it's brakes, it definately seems to happen well after brakes are released and right after gas is touched. Really loud popping or thud sound but really don't think it's brakes. Thanks for the input though.

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You may be thinking beyond your problem? Your rear brakes may need some attention and could be sticking. This could make a "pop" or low "thud" each time you take off from a complete stop.

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