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Not Another tsb thread!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Max, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. Mar 30, 2008 at 9:19 PM
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    Max

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    Sorry to start another tsb thread, but i have read through alot of them and still have a few questions. As of now i am running a revtek coilspacer in the front and a aal in the back. This week im gonna try and see if i can get the tsb and im wondering if they will say no due to my rear aal. I have though of taking it out for when i take it in, but with the coil spacer would they still say no ? And i take my truck off road quite often and the dealership will be able to notice, could this also be a factor? thanks for the help .
    oh and if u have an 07 are u just out of luck ?
     
  2. Mar 30, 2008 at 11:56 PM
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    Janster

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    Even if you were able to get the TSB done...

    You won't get your original leaf pak back.... so, if you don't take the AAL OUT before you go....you'll never see them again. If its part of the leaf pak - they'll keep the whole thing.

    So - I'd highly recommend taking the AAL out.

    IF you have a TRD truck - they won't mess with the front end. And since you have a lift already in the front, they might not perform the allignment for you. I honestly don't know...you'll just have to ask them.

    If you have a NON-TRD truck...same situation as the rear. They'll take apart your front coil paks to install bilstein struts and allign the front end. They'll keep your original struts and I'll bet they won't put the spacers back in for you.

    But who knows? Try to find some folks (in your area) who have the TSB done already. Find out what dealerships they got it done at. Get 'friendly' with the service writer and discuss your situation (nicely and politely) and see what they can do for you. A little *talking* can go a long way.
     
  3. Mar 31, 2008 at 5:50 PM
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    thanks alot for the info, big help.
    tomorrow im taking out my aal and im going to try and run by the dealership. I have a trd sport so i dont think i have anything to worry about for the front ?
     
  4. Mar 31, 2008 at 7:42 PM
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    They won't do anything to the front (coil struts that is).... As part of the TSB - they're supposed to allign the front end.

    However, with the coil spacers....they may or may not want to allign it.

    It all depends on the dealership. Some are just a pain in the azz and others are glad to help ya out.

    Good Luck!
     
  5. Mar 31, 2008 at 7:57 PM
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    rhoppas

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    This is all assuming they even agree to do it in the first place. Many dealerships (mine included) will give you the run around. They have not yet agreed to do it on mine and mine is all stock. Aargh!
     
  6. Mar 31, 2008 at 8:12 PM
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    im thinking of printing out the tsb and actually taking it in when i go, ive searched through and have yet to find a dealership near me that has done it. Oh well i got quite a few phone calls to make tomorrow.
     
  7. Mar 31, 2008 at 8:49 PM
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    well, I was told today that my harsh ride is now because I overloaded the truck when I put 600 lbs in the back so they could test it -
    trip 1, no weight, sorry,
    trip 2, too much weight, "we took some weight out and the truck was fine"
     
  8. Mar 31, 2008 at 9:09 PM
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    HAHA i guess your off to another dealership ehh?
    i cant believe they went through that much trouble testing it...
     
  9. Mar 31, 2008 at 11:25 PM
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    According to Toyota, the payload carrying capacity is 1360. If it's bottoming out with 600, it's not within specs:
    http://www.toyota.com/tacoma/specs.html

    Put your 600 lbs (less than half the rated capacity) in it and take it back to the dealer with the spec sheet. Or call the 1-800 toyota number and get it pre-arranged.
     
  10. Apr 1, 2008 at 7:27 AM
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    double cab, long bed is1,175 lbs, (sticker on the truck) - 1,305 on the website ?????
    differant spec's on the truck and on the web site

    I had it pre arranged, twice with this dealer -
    they are less than a mile from my house -
    7 miles from Toyota USA in Torrance
    at this point, I may go to another dealer - Long Beach Toyota
     
  11. Apr 1, 2008 at 7:35 PM
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    I drove 30 miles to buy my tacoma and the same 30 miles to get my TSB done without any hassles.

    There's a toyota dealer only 3 miles from my house - and I've never had a good feeling or experience with them.

    I'll drive another 30 miles to get the service & respect I deserve.
     
  12. Apr 2, 2008 at 4:16 PM
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    4x4x4trd My other ride weighs 200 tons

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    I drove 300 miles to buy the truck, but the local dealer did the TSB which was done correctly the first time. But I have bought other vehicles from the local dealer and they do a lot of the service and warranty work.
     
  13. Apr 2, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    and this last Monday with 600 lbs in it -
    they were nice enough to let me know I overloaded the truck and to
    "take some weight out"(right there on the service report)
    seams that after sending a e-mail to the service manager, toyota corp., along with copies of other 08 service reports showing the TSB done, the actual truck load information from the web site,
    I have recieved an e-mail from service that the parts are ordered
     
  14. Apr 2, 2008 at 5:07 PM
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    4x4x4trd My other ride weighs 200 tons

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    It'll be worth it in the end. ;)
     
  15. Apr 2, 2008 at 7:44 PM
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    Gawd....What a joke. How frigin stupid can these people be?

    I can't imagine how many customers they *blow off* with stupid reponses like that. It's pretty damn pathetic that the customer (you) have to spend your time just to proove a point and get what you want in the first place.

    And they think we're stupid.....?
     
  16. Apr 2, 2008 at 8:09 PM
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    I think they actually thought I was simply going to go away -
    the service advisor was not happy to see me today
    I stopped off to get another free wash and he avoided me,
    probably had something to do with my e-mail to the service manager
    helps to send e-mails to both the local dealer's service manager and corp Toyota at the same time
    toyota_cares@toyota.com
    as good, if not better than the 800 #
     
  17. Apr 11, 2008 at 6:44 AM
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    Had my 06 dblcb in for service, advised rear bottoming & overal just a bad ride, no problem, they ordered new rear leafs & shocks but not doing anything about the front end?? It is a non - TRD, should there be an alignment at least?
     
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