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Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. #61457 Nov 18, 6:45am Nov 18, 6:45am
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Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise.
We i have had this little vibration in my car for a while now. You would only ever notice it when you are stop at a red light and then you could hear it slightly but feel it in the brake pedal. Well it has got a lot worse and last night and is vibrating really bad. thumbsdown frown angry angry angry

The only thing that i can think of is that i have a bad motor mount!! Is this a known problem with the 7th Gen Celica's or can i have something else going way worng with my car. confused confused confused I am going to try and make a video on the noise tonight and post it to see what you guys think.

The car runs fine, hits lift, everything is running great. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61458 Nov 18, 6:50am Nov 18, 6:50am
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I've heard of that with Automatics...due to the transmission...but not with a manual confused My guess would be a motor mount..only thing that i can think of confused

Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61459 Nov 18, 7:11am Nov 18, 7:11am
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do you hear the noise while braking, or only when stopped?


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Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: DiabloGTS] #61460 Nov 18, 7:28am Nov 18, 7:28am
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
do you hear the noise while braking, or only when stopped?


Only at idle. I will listen while braking but the vibration and ticking noise i can really only feel/hear while i am idleing. (SP)

Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61461 Nov 18, 9:44am Nov 18, 9:44am
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hmm.

Well, I don't see how a panic stop could cause problems...unless you downshifted during the stop, or pop the car out of gear?

I popped my GTS out of gear once (was talking to someone, pulled on the shifter before pressing clutch) and it snapped the linkage.


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Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61462 Nov 18, 9:56am Nov 18, 9:56am
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Originally Posted by Jamey
We i have had this little vibration in my car for a while now. You would only ever notice it when you are stop at a red light and then you could hear it slightly but feel it in the brake pedal. Well it has got a lot worse and last night and is vibrating really bad. thumbsdown frown angry angry angry

The only thing that i can think of is that i have a bad motor mount!! Is this a known problem with the 7th Gen Celica's or can i have something else going way worng with my car. confused confused confused I am going to try and make a video on the noise tonight and post it to see what you guys think.

The car runs fine, hits lift, everything is running great. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


i have the same problem but i have a GT auto... confused


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Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61463 Nov 19, 6:38am Nov 19, 6:38am
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Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61464 Nov 19, 9:43am Nov 19, 9:43am
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Probably a lifter!!!! Mine does that to and Toyota said it was a lifter and is common. No harm just keep your oil checked!!!!! Fo-Shizzal rice


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Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61465 Nov 24, 8:37pm Nov 24, 8:37pm
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angry I don't know if my car is doing the same. I got the 2001 gt auto. What my car does is that while at a red light, my rpm gauge would jump back and forth between 750- 1000 rpm, and the car would shake. I currently have no mods except for windshield decals and neon lights. So i know i didn't do shiss to my engine to cause this. This happened once last weekend, and hasn't happened again yet. If this is normal or can be fix, please do tell me how and what is going on.


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Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61466 Nov 24, 8:45pm Nov 24, 8:45pm
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ya mine does the same thing, jumps from 750-1000 at stop lights, sometimes it feels like its just goin to cut out... problem is my warrenty just ended! angry


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Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: bmw52786] #61467 Nov 24, 9:13pm Nov 24, 9:13pm
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I just bought my car last month, I think i am going to take back to toyota next week to take a look at it if it happens again this weekend.


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Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: bmw52786] #61468 Nov 24, 11:05pm Nov 24, 11:05pm
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Originally Posted by bmw52786
ya mine does the same thing, jumps from 750-1000 at stop lights, sometimes it feels like its just goin to cut out... problem is my warrenty just ended! angry

Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61469 Nov 24, 11:06pm Nov 24, 11:06pm
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You have a GTS right? Does this noise come when your foot is off the clutch while idling? Did you ever get a new clutch? Do you have a stock clutch or aftermarket? If it only squeaks while your foot is off the clutch, it's your good old throw-out bearing.

If you're still on your factory clutch that came with the car, try changing your transmission oil. May i recommend redline MT-90. IT's what I have and it makes idling great. You might as well change to a synthetic motor oil like mobil 1 while you're at it too. good luck

Originally Posted by Jamey

We i have had this little vibration in my car for a while now. You would only ever notice it when you are stop at a red light and then you could hear it slightly but feel it in the brake pedal. Well it has got a lot worse and last night and is vibrating really bad. thumbsdown frown angry angry angry

The only thing that i can think of is that i have a bad motor mount!! Is this a known problem with the 7th Gen Celica's or can i have something else going way worng with my car. confused confused confused I am going to try and make a video on the noise tonight and post it to see what you guys think.

The car runs fine, hits lift, everything is running great. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Re: Bad Vibration at Idle, Loud like Ticking noise. [Re: Jamey] #61470 Nov 25, 11:40am Nov 25, 11:40am
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LOL i have the same problem this is just proving my theory we all payed close to 25,000 just to watch our cars fall apart, ive gone to 3 dealerships and every one of them is like naw its normal. hah yea right it ticks an makes a loud thumping sound so whatever toyota fuckin sux im payin 430 a month for a car that is falling apart that i hardly even race because i would lose ne wayz so to just so you guys know i have a 2000 gts 6 speed oil changed every 2500 miles religously..see ya have a nice day

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