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3rd gen braking randomly

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by whitetacopro, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. Aug 13, 2019 at 10:42 AM
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    whitetacopro

    whitetacopro [OP] New Member

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    driving down the highway and the trucks rear drum brakes lock up and the front brakes decrease me to like 30mph on the highway, no brake indication came in on the driver info panel, nothing. ive also had the brake screen come on while driving with no car or anything else in front of me, anybody have experience with this or is it just me?
     
  2. Aug 13, 2019 at 10:45 AM
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    siznarf

    siznarf Everyone my age is older than me...

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    Toyota Safety Sense maybe?
     
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  3. Aug 13, 2019 at 10:46 AM
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    bonifacio_629

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    That's not normal or ok. Sounds like a dealership visit. Looks like you already have the factory Pro grille so they won't try and screw you out of your PCS and radar cruise.
     
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  4. Aug 13, 2019 at 11:06 AM
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    I think you already know what to do;, maybe you're just looking to vent, or one of the old coots on the anti tech crusade.
     
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  5. Aug 13, 2019 at 11:13 AM
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    Wont the tech have to duplicate the issue in order to fix it? Maybe the OP is looking for more ammo to take to the fight.
     
  6. Aug 13, 2019 at 11:15 AM
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    Rob Daman

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    sounds like that and a trip to the dealer. there's that tsb/recall on the grill sensor issue

     
  7. Aug 13, 2019 at 11:30 AM
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  8. Aug 13, 2019 at 11:34 AM
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    it has the stock 2.5" lift that comes with the pro
     
  9. Aug 13, 2019 at 11:36 AM
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  10. Aug 13, 2019 at 1:56 PM
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    The drums LOCK, but your speed only decreases to 30mph?
    I'll go out on a limb and say this isn't happening to anyone else..
     
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  11. Aug 13, 2019 at 1:58 PM
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    The Pros come stock with a 2.5" lift?

    :facepalm:
     
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  12. Aug 13, 2019 at 2:02 PM
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    Only the one's that have locking rear drums, and front brakes that slow you to 30 mph.
     
  13. Aug 13, 2019 at 2:04 PM
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  14. Aug 13, 2019 at 2:10 PM
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    Pics of truck with so called factory 2.5" lift?
     
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  16. Aug 13, 2019 at 2:13 PM
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    What if I told you it was actually a 2 inch lift, and it’s a 2.5 inch reservoirs on the rear shocks?
     
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  17. Aug 13, 2019 at 3:08 PM
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    Fox "2.5" refers to the bore diameter...has absolutely nothing to do with lift or reservoir size.

    And Pros are 1" higher than an OR from the factory...
     
  18. Aug 13, 2019 at 3:28 PM
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    Yep it’s the diameter of the shock body.

    It is a 2 inch lift overall on the pros. The TRD ORs have a a factory 1 inch, factory, the pros have a 2.”
     
  19. Aug 13, 2019 at 3:51 PM
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    ORs have no lift over any other Tacoma, pro has 1” (on paper) up front only. Look at the Toyota specs, it’s very clear. Rear springs are identical on all models, and since there are no blocks, their can’t be a lift in the rear.
     
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  20. Aug 13, 2019 at 3:55 PM
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    This is news to me, have never heard of this. Dudes on TW have literally taken measuring tapes to Tacomas at the dealership and haven't found anything of which you speak
     

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