2006 Scion TC Tapping in engine

Tiny
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  • 2006 SCION TC
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Hear a lite tapping when car is at 3000 rpms. Engine light is not on.
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Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 AT 2:42 PM

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Tiny
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Have codes read at most autoparts stores for free, post codes in this thread.

The tapping is usually a lifter, but Toyota uses an adjustment shim.
If shim has excessive clearence, I would be concerned about an oil problem.
These shims are designed to last life of car.
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Monday, October 4th, 2010 AT 9:09 AM

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