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#43 of 83 Re: LSD [jimmyg8]
Apr 14, 2008 (9:27 pm)
How was the diagnose made as piston slap? My dealer swears there is no problem!! They don't even hear the noise! I am currently trying different oils to see if it helps. I have 30,000 miles on my truck - the noise is not any better or any worse. I make sure anytime I have service done that the complaint is noted on each work order.
#44 of 83 the best tool for removing the o2 sensor
Apr 15, 2008 (11:42 am)
Hi all, have th 03 tundra v8 and about to try and replace the bank1/sensor1 after a po0031 code.
How the heck do i get to it? wheel well? underneath? I'm lost.
Thanks much appreciated.
#45 of 83 oil pressure
Jun 02, 2008 (6:20 am)
I just bought an '02 tundra with the 4.7 engine. My question regards oil pressure. I have noticed that when the truck is at idle in drive the oil pressure drops to the first hash mark on the gauge. When I accelerate from a stop the pressure increases to about midway on the gauge. Is this normal for the pressure to drop that far when at idle? The truck has 52,000 miles on it & is in great shape. I don't know what weight of oil is in the engine, but it looks clean so I'm assuming that it's was changed recently at the dealership. What oil do you guys run in your Tundras? Should I switch to synthetic? This is my 1st Toyota, I traded in a Dodge Dakota for it, so I don't know squat yet about the Tundra. Thanx for your help.
#46 of 83 Re: Dual exhuast for 2005 tundra [csky]
Jun 02, 2008 (1:06 pm)
Don't know about the exhaust per se, but do like the tires I put on mine. They are the Bridgestone Dueler AT/Revo. Got them at Tire Rack on the internet for a lot less than the local dealers. And then had them installed at one of their recommeneded installers. They will even ship directly to the installer. And if you ever need winter tires the Bridgestone Blizzak are like driving with chains (not quite of course, but really make a big difference). But I change from season to season as the Blizzaks are a true snow tire and don't get the tread wear of a summer tire.
#47 of 83 Re: the best tool for removing the O2 sensor [ppisano]
Jun 12, 2008 (3:04 pm)
The O2 sensors are a chronic problem on 2000 to 2005 Tundras (don't know about 2006 & up). HOWEVER, I had two sensors replaced by the Toyota dealer on my 2000 Tundra IN WARRANTY. There is a 5-year warranty on those parts. Since you have a 2003, check to make sure you are out of warranty before doing the job yourself.
Further, a third one went out on me about 3 months ago. I found that I'm getting BETTER gas mileage with it out than when it was working....just FYI. A catch 22, if you must pass the engine inspection service light test for a smog test (like in most counties in CA), they will NOT smog test it until it is fixed.
#48 of 83 Re: oil pressure [kpg712]
Sep 05, 2008 (10:31 am)
I don't think you have a thing to worry about. I have an 04 Trunda and mine sits at around the 1st mark at idle and stays in the middle when driving, especially when the engine is warm or hot. Look at your owners manual and I think you will find this to be an acceptable level on your gauge. I run Mobil One 5-30w extended peformance synthetic oil. Enjoy your new Tundra, I have enjoyed mine. Gary
#49 of 83 Re: 5.7 "diesel" noise [dfulce]
Oct 03, 2008 (5:20 am)
Did you dealer do anything ? My dealer wont . I would like to talk to your dealer can yoy email me your dealers telephone number to atvsalsburystudio.com
#50 of 83 Re: Engine knock,5.7 tundra. [rockafeller]
Nov 24, 2008 (3:53 pm)
The 5.7 Tundra V8, introduced about two years ago has had many problems including failed camshafts, extreme engine noise and high ilde speed on cold start-up to name a few. Most 5.7s used in Tundras and Sequoias are manufactured at the Toyota engine plant in Huntville, Alabama. The "sweet" 5.7, sans problems, is manufactured in Japan and is installed in each new Toyota Land Cruiser and Lexus LX570. To validate this observation, read the federally mandated disclosure statement in the window of each new Toyota/Lexus product with the 5.7 V8. This disclosure statement shows the country of origin of the major vehicle components
(i.e. engine, transmission, etc.) Not all 5.7s are created equal!
#51 of 83 2000 Tundra engine issue
Nov 30, 2008 (11:09 am)
I have a Great 2000 Tundra with the 4.7 and 120K miles. While coming to a stop while parking, the truck began shaking and stalled. It restarts, idles and revs fine, but put into gear and stalls immiediatly. I had a buddy who is the lead mechanic at the local Lexus dealership take a look at it and he says he's never seen this with the Lexus version of the 4.7. He tells me that the throttle body is the only thing that goes wrong with this engine. No check engine lights are on and even though I had just fueled the truck after letting the fuel light go on 4.6 miles to this happening, he does not feel it's a fuel pump or filter issue. Any thoughts before I throw myself at the mercy of the dealer????
#52 of 83 Re: 2000 Tundra engine issue [chiefjohnny]
Dec 04, 2008 (4:15 am)
sounds like a bad idle air controller.