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Passenger seat back shaking over bumps

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Taco's for All, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. Apr 26, 2009 at 3:29 PM
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    Taco's for All

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    Does anyone else have an issue with their passenger seat back rocking or shaking a lot when going over bumps in the road (I won't even get into what it's like off-road). I spend a lot of time driving alone and everytime I hit a bump, the seat back shakes significantly. If I grab it and shake it, I can move it a bit without a problem. I cannot duplicate this with the drivers seat as the seat back seems to lock in pretty solidly. It seems that although the seat back is locked in, there is still a bit of play in it. Before I bring it into the dealer to ask about it, I was looking for others opinions on this.
     
  2. Apr 26, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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    09 tacoma trd

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    i noticed the same thing with mine. glad it is not only me. it drives me nuts watching it shake like that.
     
  3. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:50 AM
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    Anyone else? I guess I'll see what the dealer has to say about it. I'm sure I can rig something up to tighten it if they don't have an answer.
     
  4. Apr 27, 2009 at 7:03 AM
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    Rtrn2taco

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    I've noticed it on my 08 and my pops 09. I tried to stop it by putting it in different recline positions but to no avail. Let us know what the dealer says.
     
  5. Apr 27, 2009 at 7:05 AM
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    PatHLC128

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    it happens in my 09 too, i just try to ignore it
     
  6. Apr 27, 2009 at 7:59 AM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i think its more pronounced on the 09 due to the passive restraint headrests...or whatever they're called. they integrate the seat and headrest more, which i'm taking to make it more rigid. bounces all over the place on my 09....never noticed it on the 07
     
  7. Apr 27, 2009 at 8:24 AM
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    Jester243

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    Yep happens in my '08 let us know what the dealer says, I am interested.
     
  8. Apr 27, 2009 at 10:25 AM
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    SuperD

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    Shake and squeak! :annoyed:
     
  9. Apr 27, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    Once the dealer says its normal and there's nothing that can be done... the only fix would be to add some weight to the frame up high to dapen the vibrations.

    Most seats do this in cars now, unless they're heavy power ones.
     
  10. Apr 27, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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    MacTaco

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    Yea, I have seen my passenger seat shake a lot when I am traveling at higher speeds. Just reacts to the vibration of the tires.
     
  11. Apr 27, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    Noticed today that my passenger seats got the shakes as well... Did anyone talk to the dealer about this yet?
     
  12. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:37 PM
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    Need to take care of a few unrelated issues with the truck so I'll see what they say.
     
  13. Apr 27, 2009 at 6:42 PM
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    I guess I'm just not seeing how this is in any way a problem. The truck shakes me sometimes, should I take it in for service?
     
  14. Apr 23, 2010 at 6:30 AM
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    My passenger seats wobbles over road vibrations as well, did anyone come up with a solution for this?
     
  15. Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 AM
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    it's a problem because it is poor construction. I have the same issue...took it into the dealer and they said they "tested" 3 other trucks (new) on the lot and they all did the same thing.

    my passenger seat is a 09 fold flat seat. bugs the hell out of me!

    any fixes?

    I thought i read someone hear had the seat replaced under 3yr/36K warranty? if it's NORMAL why does the driver seat NOT do it?

    maybe related to the seat being a fold flat seat?
     
  16. Apr 23, 2010 at 7:37 AM
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    sbscrbd
     
  17. Apr 23, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    Mine does,I went to the dealer when I first got my taco and he walked over to a new one that's was just sold.He grabbed the back passenger seat an said" You mean like this",he told me it was something that Toyota knows about.I just crank up the radio.
    later tig1
     
  18. May 25, 2010 at 4:12 AM
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    Any news on this issue?? Mine is awful...
     
  19. May 26, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    no nothing,all I'm doing is waiting for the recall.I have been trying to nail someone down with a 2010 to see if they have a problem.

    later tig1
     
  20. May 26, 2010 at 10:32 AM
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    wat?
    ^^ seriously doubt there will be a recall for this.
     
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