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annoyin as hell

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by johnw, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    johnw

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    How do you get your leaf springs to quit squeaking it is getting on my nerves. When i get in and out of the truck it squeaks i have tried sprayin a hose on them but to no avail it stopped for a little then started back up. Any suggestions?

    i just used liquid wrench white lithium grease in the spray can couldnt jack the truck up at all. FREAKING JACK is BROKEN. but rinsed the leaf springs out with hose sprayed this stuff everywhere i pretty much could. so far no squeaking
     
  2. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:14 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    use a pressure washer on them, let dry, and spray in between each leaf with a good dry moly lube.
     
  3. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    any specific area to concentrate on?
     
  4. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Try to get in between the leafs, and the pads on the ends.
     
  5. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:19 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    so jack it up take off rear tires and then pressure clean them and get that lube that tacomaman said
     
  6. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    Do you have the tsb? Mine were squeaking pretty badly so I brought it into the dealer. They told me that they installed all the parts on the tsb, not realizing there was a revision to it to add silencer pads. This was about a week ago and I should be bringing my truck back to them in a few days to have them put on. They lubed up the springs as a temporary fix and it got rid of most of the squeaking but it's still faintly there.
     
  7. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:28 PM
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    yes i got the tsb done. do you have the revised copy?
     
  8. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    Didn't work on my 05 worth crap. Within 48 hours it was squeekin again. Someone told me though it's not coming from the springs but more the shocks themselves. Not sure I buy that one though.
     
  9. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    getting there....
    what kind of lube did you use on them after you cleaned them?
     
  10. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    No sorry. The service manager never gave it to me. He just said that there was a revision which were silencer pads. If you talk to your dealer they should be able to look it up.
     
  11. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    I wanna shoot mine with a shotgun sometimes...I've pressure washed the hell outta it and tried like 4 different types of lube and it still squeaks from time to time :frusty:
     
  12. Oct 20, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    I just sprayed mine with the pressure washer. It quit until I got it back in the mud. I take it to the car wash after I get it muddy and it'll go away for a while. I haven't tried lubin it yet. It is extremely annoying though.
     
  13. Oct 21, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    well thanks for all your guy's input i will try some things and tell you what happens
     
  14. Oct 21, 2009 at 5:24 PM
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    Mine were squeaking like hell. I didn't take the wheels off. Too much work. I just rinsed the leafs off with a hose, spraying in between as best I could. Shot some random grease I found in the garage that was in a can and had a little plastic straw attachment- and no squeak. It's been like 5 months. Just use a grease that comes with the plastic straw attachment and try and squirt in between the leafs. Just don't do more work than you have too!
     
  15. Oct 21, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    alrighty will do. thanks man
     
  16. Oct 21, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    Also, check to see if you have any leaf spring shops in your area. They would be able to fix you up for a nominal fee.

    I know how embarrassing it is to get in and out of your truck and hear the squeak of the leaf springs.
     
  17. Oct 21, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    if you have teh tsb done, take it back say it squeaks, mine did the same after i hadd tsb done, they said they didnt' tighten something right or ( bs bs bs bs) but take it back, they did it t fix ithey
     
  18. Oct 21, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    i dont think its to embarrassing but i dont like it.
     
  19. Oct 21, 2009 at 6:27 PM
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    Get a large screwdriver and use it to wedge between the leaves but be gentle on the paint if possible. Remove the silencer pads(4 on each side) ,one at a time, clean them up and the area that they go in then lube the heck out of them. I used lube from a tube that would go in a grease gun. I used icepop sticks to apply the lube. You probably don't need to but I jacked up the rear to give me some more clearance.

    I just did this yesterday with RMBCrew and it solved his to. I did mine like 3 months ago and no creeking yet thankfully. I know how frustrating it is.
     
  20. Oct 22, 2009 at 5:06 PM
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    A thick white lithium greese. The same I use on my trailer hitch ball since it's water repellant and made for "high use" type areas (friction basically) I tried the white lithum after using some thinner silicon based lube that was previously recomended. I jacked up the truck under the frame to relax the springs so I could get all the way in there as well.
     
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