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Brand new Taco with rattling behind dash

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Mpgillespie, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Dec 29, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    Mpgillespie

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    Hey guys, anyone have/had issues with a rattling sound coming from behind the dash the head unit? It only occurs going down a rougher concrete road? (30 mph public street). I've got an appt already set up at the dealer.
     
  2. Dec 29, 2012 at 9:55 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    I had a similar issue when I first got my truck , ended up being a loose bolt
     
  3. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:02 PM
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    Really... Serpentine?
     
  4. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:03 PM
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    No , I'm human
     
  5. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:06 PM
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    Human, serpentine belt?
     
  6. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:08 PM
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    My noise was a loose bolt behind the dash
     
  7. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:11 PM
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    Geez forgive my tard moment, I read belt... Just got home from 9 hour drive... Lol. I appreciate your help
     
  8. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:13 PM
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  9. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:15 PM
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    I was like :cookiemonster:
     
  10. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:20 PM
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    Yeah... Me too :drunk:
     
  11. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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    SHOW: - Bruteforce Hybrid bumper - SOS Concepts 3/16 IFS skid - All black Grillcraft grille - LED headlights - LED DRL fog lights - BAMF behind the grill full LED light bar setup - 21" LED CREE lightbar externally mounted - 16" Level 8 Guardian rims - BFG A/T KO 265/75/16 tires - Factor 55 Hitchlink w/ shackle attachment - Relentless Fab T-Case skid SUSPENSION (Go I guess you could say): - Sway Away Non OE 2.0X6" stroke extended travel front RR coilovers (Valving: Compression 15 Rebound 10) aired to 290 PSI - Fox 2.0 front air bumps (Currently aired to 290 PSI) - 1.5" Deavers F85 AAL (Overload spring retained to achieve 2.25") - Fox 2.0X10" stroke Remote Reservoir shocks (Factory Fox valving) - Chevy Silverado polyfoam Bump stops relocated onto frame MISCELLANEOUS (Complimentary Mods): - Bed compartment lock box mod - Trailer plug harness relocate - 400W anytime inverter mod - Aero Turbine 2525XL muffler - Whip Antenna Bed Mount Bracket
    Cool story bro, tell it again :D

    And then I was like :bananadead:
     
  12. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:23 PM
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    i used to think my dash rattled...found out it was my keys
     
  13. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:32 PM
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    I had a rattle in the dashboard of both of my Jeeps.

    Then I found out its a factory installed option in every one of them.
     
  14. Dec 29, 2012 at 10:48 PM
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    So would you say that that is standard equipment or is that an optional add on package?
     
  15. Dec 30, 2012 at 12:49 AM
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    Oh its a Jeep thing. You wouldn't understand. :cool:

    Or at least thats what everyone told me as I poured the contents of my wallet into it. :D
     
  16. Jan 7, 2013 at 5:39 PM
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    It turned out to be a loose piece of plastic that acts as a funnel behind the vents. They insulated it and reinstalled. No more rattle! The dealer gave me a loaner Prius. I felt liked was driving a space ship. I took are of all my errands and across town and only spent $5 in gas.... Not bad!
     
  17. Jan 7, 2013 at 5:42 PM
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  18. Jan 7, 2013 at 5:54 PM
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    Haha!! Never......
     
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