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#313 of 490 Re: 2004 Toyota Tundra Engine Noise in cold weather [eaglefan]
Nov 06, 2005 (12:43 pm)
My 2000 Tundra V8 makes a ticking exhaust leak type of sound which gets a little better when up to temp. My dealer who isn't a toyota dealer told me there was no exhaust leak and it was a normal lifter sound. Anyone think this is the case because it has me nervous and thinking of maybe trading it in before something breaks. ALSO my tranny seams to hunt and have lag in it some time anyone else?
Im running MOBIL 1 5W30 oil and MOBIL 1 ATF in the tranny. Im planning on a heavier oil next change. would that make any sense?
#314 of 490 Re: Head light madness!! [sonnyboy]
Nov 06, 2005 (12:49 pm)
I put sylvania silver stars in my fogs. get the 65watts version and shave the 2 grooves out of the bulb socket and they will fit. This was a great improvement and nobody ever flashes at me that they are too bright.
#315 of 490 Re: 2004 Toyota Tundra Engine Noise in cold weather [tickytundra]
Nov 06, 2005 (6:38 pm)
My 03 Tundra V8 does the same in cold weather. A friend with an 02 told me his is the same.
#316 of 490 Re: k&n air filter and my 2000 V6 [xusneo3scws]
Nov 07, 2005 (11:58 am)
Did you resolve the POS issue?
I have a drop in K&N air filter on my '04 V8. I was talking to the parts guy at the local toyota dealer and was told if you over-oil the filter (probably would have to be several times unless one goes apeshit) you run the risk of frying the sensor and that runs $250. Is "resetting the computer" a necessary step in getting the new airflow recognized?
I have not seen any serious performance improvement since dropping in my filter - actually a little bit of a drop in mileage. Maybe a little in acceleration. I am kind of hard on the gas though...
Has anyone put dual exhaust or a supercharger on a DoubleCab? I am thinking about the exhaust (SC is to much $$$ for me now) and want to know how that affects the toy?
#317 of 490 Re: K&N Air Filter [fastfjr]
Nov 09, 2005 (10:32 am)
I have the 03 v8 4x4, I replaced the whole intake system with the k&n system(288.00) and I haulk 9500lbs worth of boat twice or three times yearly. no Issues to speak of.
No whistles nothing as of yet.
#318 of 490 Re: K&N Air Filter [ppisano]
Nov 09, 2005 (11:56 am)
Did you see a sizable improvement in mileage?
#319 of 490 Re: tundra gas filler tube [pfasanello]
Nov 09, 2005 (2:29 pm)
I have a 2003 Tundra, Step-Side, that had the same problem. After 6,000 miles (1-1/2 years) the check engine light came on this past June. I brought it in to my dealership and they diagnosed it as a corroded gas filler tube. Unfortunately, I couldn't have it replaced immediately because of a lengthy trip that I was going on. Since I wasn't experiencing any other problems they told me to go on my trip with the check engine light on. I brought it in this week with an additional 13,000 miles and they replaced it under warranty.
#320 of 490 Re: Lower ball joint replacement & front end alignment [paulj2]
Nov 09, 2005 (2:39 pm)
I had the lower ball joints replaced on my 2003 Tundra, Step-Side, this week under the recall. Prior to scheduling the appointment I called Toyota Customer Service and they said that front-end alignment was part of the replacement process and would be covered under the recall. I verified this with the service manager at the time I scheduled the appointment and he concurred with Toyota CS. According to my service receipt the alignment was checked and performed. I am not a mechanic but I would give Toyota CS a call and check on this.
#321 of 490 Re: lanzer1 [lanzer1]
Nov 10, 2005 (11:10 am)
You need a limited slip unit installed. You can get through most anything with that. It gives you two wheel drive. Well worth the $500-$600 if you do any off roading. With ordinary two wheel drive, once the right rear slips(or left)you're stuck! With the limited slip,some power starts going to the other wheel. It is not like four-wheel-drive, but you'll be amazed at the difference. Bet you won't get stuck, again.
#322 of 490 Re: 06 Double Cab acceleration/transmission prob [ck90211]
Nov 11, 2005 (6:25 pm)
I would be real suprised if there is a transmission problem, I have a 04 double cab 2wd and love it. Have not had any problems to date. Probably is just a defective sensor on the one you drove. It is a good idea to drive another one just to see if it does the same thing. I really think you will like the tundra if you decide to buy one.