Mechanics

LIFTER NOISE

2000 Toyota Rav4

Engine Mechanical problem
2000 Toyota Rav4 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 87000 miles

Lifter noise is not always present at stops, at times very loud at stops. Also lifter noise when going a steady speed and lifter noise apears when feathering the gas pedal to maintian speed
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Peter Conn
November 6, 2009.




First, does the engine have good oil pressure? Second, are you sure it is a lifter noise? If so, you need to remove the valve cover and check and reset rocker arms that are loose.



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