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Off to the dealer again

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Killer Red Taco, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. Dec 23, 2008 at 7:44 AM
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    Killer Red Taco

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    Well today I am off to the dealer today. I am going to try to get the heater gremlins out (aka blower ticking) also going to give the driveline vibration a try, and also the darn intake rattle. I will let you all know all the out come.

    That heater gremlin is really getting on my nerves as is the intake rattle, it makes my truck sound like a POS.
     
  2. Dec 23, 2008 at 7:47 AM
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    let us know on the heater rattle, mine has started a little and it is driving me nucking futs
     
  3. Dec 23, 2008 at 7:59 AM
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    Heater rattle?? You mean blower noise "tick, chirp" on low setting?
     
  4. Dec 23, 2008 at 8:02 AM
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    yeah the blower squirrel I tried giving him some nuts but he would never come out. I dunno the dealer can fight him.
     
  5. Dec 23, 2008 at 8:15 AM
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    mine is doing it too but I'm out of warranty :(
    Do you know if this is a Denso motor?? I can't fathom a Denso motor doing this so early on. I'm guessing it's a crap Delco/Delphi domestic motor as most of our hvac is in these trucks.
     
  6. Dec 23, 2008 at 9:23 AM
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    Mine makes the same friggin' noise and I'm out of warranty as well. Any cures out there????
     
  7. Dec 23, 2008 at 9:26 AM
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    on my 2000 i removed the fan and shot it with some WD-40, it worked for a while, i wonder if that would work here?
     
  8. Dec 23, 2008 at 9:33 AM
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    Skip the dealer for that annoying ass noise. Heres the fix.

    Its on page #2
     
  9. Dec 23, 2008 at 10:28 AM
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    Here ya go.

     
  11. Dec 23, 2008 at 11:20 AM
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  12. Dec 23, 2008 at 2:32 PM
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    Ok so the squirrel in the blower made a nest of leaves, and that was the problem, in hind sight I should have just opened it up and looked.

    They are ordering parts for the driveline and intake tube, If the driveline still vibrates in the future I will be putting on a one piece driveline. But this is free.
     
  13. Dec 24, 2008 at 6:03 AM
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    I picked up my truck yesterday and I get half way home and the damn chirping starts again. So I called the service writer and wanted to blame the cabin air filter because I didn't let them change it. I told him that is crock of shit and I will prove it not the filter on my next visit. Also I need to get refunded for what I paid you.
     
  14. Dec 24, 2008 at 6:37 AM
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    I took mine in and they replaced mine, said the bearings where bad. No noise now.
     
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