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Front Body Mount Noise Fix - That noise may not be your leaf springs

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Victory, Dec 13, 2016.

  1. Nov 10, 2020 at 7:08 AM
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    dmurph1996

    dmurph1996 Beer me

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    awesome. I pulled the trigger on the beefier ones last night. Meant to be doing a road time come the holidays and i need to get this fixed asap.
     
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  2. Nov 13, 2020 at 11:02 AM
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    ClassyTacos Wait what.

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    Unfortunately, I can confirm the beefier ones Energy Suspension 9.4102R Universal Mount https://cutt.ly/mgPqGSv
    Will not fit without a ton of work to the poly bushing. This turned into an ordeal to make them work, I was in too far and couldn't stop. No install video as it would have tuned into me just looking into the camera cursing for a couple of minutes. And, it takes away any amount of extra front end leveling.

    Pics-- IMG_1823.jpgIMG_1820.jpg
     
  3. Nov 13, 2020 at 12:09 PM
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    ahhh crap. I just got the beefier ones in yesterday and was going to do this tomorrow. Ordered the other ones but they wont be here till Sunday. Thanks for letting me, and everyone else know.
     
  4. Nov 14, 2020 at 6:13 PM
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    I did the Energy Suspension- 9.4101G UNIVERSAL MOUNT on 9Nov and they were tight going in, but then again I only jacked the body up as much as I had to. I wondered how much more room there was.
     
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  5. Dec 7, 2020 at 7:53 AM
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    Did mine over the weekend. Like many others took 1.5-2 hours. Hardest part was taking the damn flats and guards out of the way. The driver side looked to be ok but had signs of wearing, the passenger side was shot so I'm glad I replaced them.
    The annoying this is the dealer couldn't care any less when I asked about the noise I was hearing. They wanted to charge me $200 just to take a look at the truck. Then, since I have larger wheels, they said anything they find might probably wont be covered by the warranty because I have significantly modded my truck.
    Anyway, here's what my passenger side looked like with 13,000 miles on it.
    PXL_20201205_201339650.jpg PXL_20201205_201349269.jpg
     
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  6. Dec 13, 2020 at 5:46 PM
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    Just wanted to add to this thread. Finally got the dealer to replace these under warranty after three visits. First time they said it was my leaf springs, second it was my skidplate hitting my front diff (?) and finally, the third time around they confirmed it was the front body mounts.

    Just picked it up after they swapped the part and I asked my advisor to see the old one, which you can see in the picture below was beginning to tear. Thank you OP for this thread!

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  7. Dec 14, 2020 at 6:32 AM
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    These are what my stock ones looked like at about 70k miles. The one on the left is the driver side and right is passenger side. Hardest part of the install was getting the fender liner in and out, stupid plastic clips. Other than that, everything went back together fine. After a test drive, all seemed to be quiet!
     
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  8. Dec 14, 2020 at 8:28 AM
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    Good for you! My dealership was not down to help out or pay for it.
     
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  9. Mar 22, 2021 at 11:31 PM
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    Been hearing these squeaks for a couple weeks now! I have TC UCAs and I thought it was those bushings but I had just greased them and the noise continued. Just ordered these ES and will be installing them this week! Will come back with updates.
     
  10. Apr 15, 2021 at 3:46 PM
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    Is this by chance the noise you have been hearing. I’ve been chasing this for awhile and thought it was my UCA... maybe I’m wrong.

    https://youtu.be/MPFXckAWE-o
     
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