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Experience:  16 years of experience
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I have a 2004 Toyota corolla. twice now is has made a loud

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I have a 2004 Toyota corolla. twice now is has made a loud noise under the passenger side of the valve cover. once when starting and once idleing. when I turn it off and restart it the noise disappears and the vehicle runs fine with no noise. a broken part inj the valve train? a valve adejust ment. a defective oil pump? The vehicle has 350000miles on it and has never had a valve adjustment
JA: When was your last oil change?
Customer: a week ago with synthetic blend oil
JA: Are you fixing your Corolla yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no. I'm taking it in tomorrow
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 9 months ago.

Can you get an audio of the noise so I can hear it?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
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