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On my 2002 tundra it sounds like something is loose. Especially now that its very cold.Sounds like frame, spare tire or gas tank is loose which I can't imagine. Noticed rust under the bed and on frame

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Is it a clicking sound while making turns & accelorating ?
If so - could be cv joints.. Check the cv boots for seporation, splits, tares etc..

If not - could be a number of things.. Hrad to say from your description.. Please add detail..

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Sounds like there may be debris trapped between the brake rotor and the metal backing plate behind the rotor.

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SOURCE: i have a tundra 06

The problem is probably a loose rocker arm or a broken rod. You can easily access the rocker arms by taking top cover off the engine. It should be 6 or 8 bolts and looks like an upside down bread loaf pan. There will be a little bit of oil (assuming the engine is off) but it shouldn't be too messy. There will be a number of rockers which are levers with springs on one side. One bolt should hold down each rocker, just make sure that none of them are loose. Since it is a "V" engine (V6 or V8) there will be two of these covers, half of the rockers under each one.

If all of the rockers are tight (don't crank them down excessively just check to see if one is very loose). then it might be a broken rod. To remove the rod you need to remove the rocker arms one at a time and pull out the rod with a special tool that you can probably get from your local parts store. When you find it they can also sell you a replacement rod.

If you want to narrow it down you can turn the engine on with one sides cover off (but hold a paper towel over the rockers or you will get sprayed with oil) and listen to see if you can hear which one is broken.

Posted on Jun 09, 2011

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