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2007 Tacoma Vibration at 20 mph

Discussion in 'New Members' started by firsttacoma, Aug 3, 2007.

  1. Aug 3, 2007 at 6:36 PM
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    firsttacoma

    firsttacoma [OP] New Member

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    Been reading a lot about the vibration problem several are experiencing at 20 mph. Just got my truck back from the dealership today. They kept it 10 days trying to find the problem. My dealership agreed this was not a normal characteristic of this vehicle. They tried several things and contacted Toyota Technical Support for assistance. Below is what they did and none of this corrected the problem. Today they called in a Field Technical Support rep and his determination was that this is characteristic of this vehicle. Needless to say I am not through with them.

    1. Replaced the drive shaft
    2. Swapped wheels and tires with in stock vehicle and test drove.
    3. Swap rear differential and test drove.
    4. Swapped both rear axles and test drove.
    5. Replace transmission and test drove.
    6. TAS advised Shim drive shaft. Shimmed drive shaft and condition worsened.
    7.Removed shims and reinstalled drive shaft.

    8. TAS sent FTS to dealership to inspect vehicle. FTS determined that condition is characteristic of this vehicle.
    9. Condition not changed.

    So now I have a 07 Tacoma that has been basically broken down and put back together.

    Arbitration? My Dealership said they would back me 100%.
     
  2. Aug 4, 2007 at 5:59 AM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    If the dealership is going to back you, IN WRITING, arbitration is a viable route. This means that some one outside of the issue has noted that the vibration is intolerable and not a characteristic of the truck.

    I am sorry to hear that you are having so much trouble. Good luck.
     
  3. Aug 4, 2007 at 6:22 AM
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    firsttacoma

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    Thanks 007 Tacoma. We will see what happens.
     
  4. Aug 7, 2007 at 4:15 PM
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    Keep us posted on situation. I have an 06 and I've never experience any problems with mine.
     
  5. Aug 7, 2007 at 10:10 PM
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    Just remember. Your TOYOTA dealership said they are going to back you in arbitration against TOYOTA. They might say this now but if Toyota leans on them a bit they will always be loyal to the company that keeps the dealership in business.
     
  6. Mar 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM
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    what the fuck are you guys gonna lay down and let Toyota shit on you . you spent good money hard earned money to buy a truck from a top company and all they are doing is turning their backs on you . i'm a contractor what would you do if I did a job for you such put a new roof on and the dam thing leaked a little around the chimney and I told you, that was a characteristic of of that style roof . that 's bullshit and so isn't the shit that's going on here let's get some balls quit being a door mat if you pay for something, you want what you pay for and the only thing I see here is that everyone is willing to bend over and take it in the butt
     
  7. Mar 27, 2017 at 9:06 AM
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    you realize this thread is from 2007 right?
     
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