Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Engine sounds like a diesel when under 3k rpm? #446794 Aug 5, 12:54am Aug 5, 12:54am
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 4
California
Jason_Oh OP
New Member
Jason_Oh OP

New Member

Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 4
California
Engine sounds like a diesel when under 3k rpm?
Hi, so i bought this used celica GTS several months ago. phenomenal car...everything's in pretty good condition. Except i've noticed that the engine seems to make this diesel engine noise when revving under 3k rpm for gears 2 and up unless i accelerate SUPER slowly.
It makes the sound in 1st gear until like 1500 rpm also.

The sound's been progressively getting worse.

i've done an oil change (mobil 1 synthetic extended) w/ mobil 1 filter, and seafoam. I don't know if it always sounded like that because maybe i was too excited and didn't notice before. But i don't remember hearing anything like that. It first started sometimes, and now it does it almost frequently. But it's also weird because sometimes it doesn't make the sound at all.

Anything above 3k rpm and it sounds normal.

Thanks!

Re: Engine sounds like a diesel when under 3k rpm? [Re: Jason_Oh] #446981 Aug 10, 8:32pm Aug 10, 8:32pm
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 4
California
Jason_Oh OP
New Member
Jason_Oh OP

New Member

Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 4
California
BUMP!

No one knows what' i'm talking about?

Re: Engine sounds like a diesel when under 3k rpm? [Re: Jason_Oh] #448560 Nov 13, 10:07pm Nov 13, 10:07pm
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 9
USA
celica123
Member
celica123

Member

Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 9
USA
it could be bad oil, or sluges start to build by in the engine head. hope this help

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
spoiled1102gts
spoiled1102gts
2000 Toyota Celica
Baton Rouge, La

Posts: 54
Joined: August 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
Need help with my Fuel system, exhaust, or ??
by JRob1010. 09/22/2017 4:05 PM
First Toyota, Celica gt-s
by MiataMan. 09/22/2017 6:58 AM
FS: 18 in rims Rays Wolf 77
by WAYNESKI777. 09/20/2017 10:02 AM
Need help wiring a splice in tail light converter.
by seefeldt321. 09/19/2017 3:26 PM
System 10 Speakers not working
by willlcurry. 09/18/2017 3:35 PM
how do u bleed clutch line
by scorpionafw. 09/12/2017 3:20 PM
CELICA GEN 7 WELCOME DOOR LIGHTS
by Jinxy1965. 09/10/2017 1:36 PM
Need advice with buying Celica GT 2005 (t23)
by DarkSorrow. 09/05/2017 10:51 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170920)