A sound in the engine when initially started and when trottled down at ideal

Asked by Jul 08, 2013 at 05:29 AM about the 1997 Toyota Camry CE

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1997 4cylinder Toyota camry

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Can you describe the sound please? Tick? Screech? Knock?

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Knock if i may say or Tick

Ok it has either a 2.2L inline 4 ..or the 3.0L V6. First thing to do is check your oil. If it's very low, 95% chance problem solved. If oil is at proper level, and still 'ticks' the V6 has adjustable valve tappets ...the cam lobe pushes on the valve tappet and they are adjustable on the V6. Could be that...especially if you have high mileage.

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