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Dash Rattles and Vibrations

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by haouliboy, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. Feb 14, 2008 at 12:15 PM
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    haouliboy

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    I've got an 2003 Taco here on the lot now and I've got a vibrating type rattle coming from the dash between the pass. airbag and windshield.

    I talked to the toyota dealer here in town and they tell me it is fixed simply by foam or some cushioning material.

    Anyoone had this problem and fixed it on their own?

    Thanks a million in advance for your suggestions and reading this post.

    Steve
     
  2. Feb 14, 2008 at 6:46 PM
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    nbrugby01

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    ive go the same problem. so i just went around the glass with a little sealant that is clear. and fixed. just use a little in the cornerns and it will fix itself. if that does not work i dont know what to do.
     
  3. Feb 14, 2008 at 7:11 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    i was having the same problem with the wifes honda accord....so i cut a couple of pieces of rubber floormat and wedged it between the windshield and the dash, kind of out of sight, and it has worked fine for the past year. just a suggestion....cheap fix.
     
  4. Feb 20, 2008 at 1:16 PM
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    robo (sebring1970)

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  5. Feb 20, 2008 at 1:50 PM
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    I think all 1st gen's have that dash rattle including mine. I took a strip of dense foam (5"lx1"wx1"thick) and wedged it between the dash and the glass right on the middle. It seems to have solved the problem.
     
  6. Feb 20, 2008 at 4:34 PM
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    Buffalofan

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    I feel forturnate I don't hear a rattle on my 01.

    Yeah for me!!!!
     
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