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leaf spring problem! help

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by bkmcinty, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. Jul 11, 2012 at 4:33 PM
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    Ok so i recently purchased an 08 dcsb prerunner. Im not sure if it has the tsb leafs or not and im not quite sure how to tell either way. The problem is the rear end starts "bouncing or hopping" at 55 mph and quits around 60 mph it drives me nuts bc its make the whole truck kinda bounce but i know its the rear bc when i look in my side view i can see the bed bouncing! Sorry for the long explanation but anyone heard of tgis? Maybe unbalanced wheel or bad leaf pack?
     
  2. Jul 11, 2012 at 7:20 PM
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    Anyone??
     
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    The tsb pack would have 4 leafs, I don't know about bouncing. My best guess would be an alignment issue but I'm mechanically retarded....
     
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    try having your wheels balanced, if not then I'd suspect shocks
     
  5. Jul 11, 2012 at 7:26 PM
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    I think I remember reading about a guy who 's truck wouldn't stop bouncing around at highway speeds. Turned out the shop that put the lift on didn't have the right psi in the tires, but he was also running 35's on a 6 inch lift.

    I would check for that? :notsure:
     
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    This ^^, or you could also have a tire going bad, tire belt separation.
     
  7. Jul 12, 2012 at 8:35 AM
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    All good options but fyi i am stock height with all stock components for the next couple of weeks but id like to figure this out so the dealership will fix it under warranty before i lift it so they cant blame me!!
     
  8. Jul 12, 2012 at 8:54 AM
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    If you're covered under warranty, take it to Toyota and let them diagnose it and repair it.

    I would also suspect either an out of balance tire or you have a separated belt in one of the rear tires.
     
  9. Jul 12, 2012 at 10:19 AM
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    Yeah i guess i just need to take it in and let them figure it out bc i still have about 10 months/10k miles more of bumper to bumper and two years powertrain left but tires arent covered under either.....
     
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    Like I said could.be something as simple as a psi issue or as others said a balancing issue. Might as well have then check.
     
  11. Jul 12, 2012 at 11:10 AM
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    I could take one on my phone but how can i get it here as a post?? I'll go take video meow....
     
  12. Jul 12, 2012 at 11:14 AM
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    I've never done a video on here but YouTube woodwork or photo bucket maybe :nature:
     
  13. Jul 12, 2012 at 11:17 AM
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    Oops would work * and :notsure:

    Auto correct :p
     
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