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Name That Tune...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by OffroadToy, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. Jan 30, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy [OP] This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

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    The other day out wheeling the truck made a sound I've never heard before. It sounded like a telphone dial tone comeing from the radio but the radio wasn't on. It lasted maybe 3 seconds. I was in 4h going around 15mph on a fairly smooth dirt/gravel road. It didn't sound like the usual bells and whistles the trucks accessories make...this was more of a tone sound like the sound you might hear when an elevator reaches a certain floor. I've never heard it before or after. Anyone got an idea what it was? :confused:
     
  2. Jan 30, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    gavonder

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    Just a guess, but did you have a cell phone with bluetooth turned on near your radio?

    I know that phones send out a signal every so often searching for bluetooth devices. If the phone is near your radio, it does make a similar sound as you describe.

    GA
     
  3. Jan 30, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    Maybe a warning alarm or sound. Maybe Traction Control?
     
  4. Jan 30, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy [OP] This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

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    That could explain it. I don't own a cell phone (I hear you laughing) but did borrow one that day. I'm old school and don't have a clue if it had bluetooth (whatever that is.) Do cell phones make a tone if the battery is low or when it's fully charged even if they're not actually turned on? I can't remember if I had it plugged in to charge when this happened or if it was just sitting in the cup holder. I can count the times I've used a cell phone on one hand and not really up on the noises they make.
     
  5. Jan 31, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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    gavonder

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    I guess it could have been the phone itself (battery low). Bluetooth is a wireless technology that connects to wireless earpieces, among other things.
     
  6. Jan 31, 2011 at 6:53 PM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy [OP] This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

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    Thanks...that might just be what it was! I complety forgot about the phone being in the truck that day.
     
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