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help! buzzing/rattling

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by maction17, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:40 PM

    maction17 [OP] Member

    May 21, 2007
    Just thought I'd put this out there to see if anyone else experiences the same thing. I've researched a little bit and haven't found a similar story.

    Occasionally in third, and ALWAYS in fifth gear, there's an incessant buzzing/rattling that seems to come from the gear shift. I've cleaned and gutted the console to the point that it's practically brand new, thinking maybe it was some change, a cell phone, etc., but it's definitely coming from the truck, not my loose belongings. Anyone else experience the same thing? If I'm in 1st, 2nd, 4th or 6th, not a peep. That said, unless I turn the tunes up fairly loudly, it's noticable. I haven't seen a TSB out on something like this, but I'm curious to know if anyone else has had the same thing happen. 20,000 miles in....

    '07 trd off-road access, 6spd manual.
  2. Mar 23, 2009 at 9:59 PM
    bass mechanic

    bass mechanic Well-Known Member

    May 19, 2008
    colorado springs, colorado
    2009 tacoma Access cab TRD offroad in black
    its a common problem and easily solved, do a search for buzz ad youll find it.
    or take 3 nylon zip ties and wrap them thightly around the large bundle of wired covered in a black sheath under the glove box. they run between the blower motor and a bracket ont eh kick panel.
    you will find the buzz happens about 1500-2000 rpm. thoes thoes wires tightly and it will go away perminantly. i also added a 4th strap to tie it to the bracket it runs next to so it cant move.

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