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Key hot after driving

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by t-frax, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. Sep 30, 2008 at 7:48 PM
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    t-frax

    t-frax [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Today after i got home from work, which is only an 8 mile drive, i pulled the key out and it was pretty damn hot. i touched the ignition area and it too was pretty hot. anyone know if that is that normal?
     
  2. Sep 30, 2008 at 7:50 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    Sounds like resistance in your ignition system-Chris4x4 will have an answer PM him
     
  3. Sep 30, 2008 at 7:51 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Time to visit the dealership. Or some rewiring yourself.
     
  4. Sep 30, 2008 at 7:56 PM
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    Janster

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    You're still under warrantee - I'd take it to the dealer and have them look.
     
  5. Sep 30, 2008 at 8:02 PM
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    t-frax

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    thanks everyone. i'm gonna see for the rest of the week if its still like that or if its just the 100 degree southern cali weather. if its not the weather i'll head on over to the dealership.
     
  6. Sep 30, 2008 at 8:05 PM
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    chris4x4

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    No need for the PM. I think you got this one, Frank! :)
     
  7. Sep 30, 2008 at 8:09 PM
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    t-frax

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    damn i just sent you a message. anywho, thanks for the response both you and ridgerunner.

    so what does that mean for me as far as correcting it?

    thanks guys.
     
  8. Sep 30, 2008 at 8:10 PM
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    Hey buddy:) thanks I learn from da BEST!!!:D
     
  9. Sep 30, 2008 at 8:54 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    get it to the dealer NOW-if its that hot at the key it may be hotter further in the line-fire hazard
     
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