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noise in engine #34253 Aug 7, 9:59pm Aug 7, 9:59pm
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noise in engine
hey guys I hope somebody can help me! I'm concerned with a ticking noise near the timing chain although is not loud i'm worried. I don't know if this is normal with 2000 celicas gts cars that use timing chains instead of belts this noise only comes when the car is parked and the engine is running at 1 rpm or less can somebody tell me if you have or had this problem before or if its normal? confused eek

Re: noise in engine [Re: gtsleeper] #34254 Aug 7, 10:03pm Aug 7, 10:03pm
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ive noticed the same sound from my 2000 gts.first, check your oil just to make sure its topped off.i had my friend who is a toyota tech. take a look and he said its normal.i know how you feel though, it sounds strange. smile


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Re: noise in engine [Re: gtsleeper] #34255 Aug 7, 10:50pm Aug 7, 10:50pm
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The celi is loud at idle. I am pretty sure you are fine unless you kepp redlining your car driving it really hard all the time.

Re: noise in engine [Re: gtsleeper] #34256 Aug 7, 11:05pm Aug 7, 11:05pm
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I know my oil is right because i checked it every 2 to 3 days and is always at the right level and concerning redlining it i've never done it. its just strange because some days is a little bit louder than others. Also does anybody knows when the timing chain needs to be replaced in the gts 2000 confused wave

Re: noise in engine [Re: gtsleeper] #34257 Aug 7, 11:24pm Aug 7, 11:24pm
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You should change the timing chain every 60K on imports. thumbsup

Re: noise in engine [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #34258 Aug 8, 12:35am Aug 8, 12:35am
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Originally Posted by Grand-Touring-Dan
The celi is loud at idle. I am pretty sure you are fine unless you kepp redlining your car driving it really hard all the time.


and there you have it. thumbsup thumbsup

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