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Possible Front End Suspension Problem

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by SportyHeretic, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Feb 2, 2013 at 8:57 PM
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    SportyHeretic

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    After I had my suspension upgraded and new tires put on I have noticed a little issue. I'm not sure what it is though. While taking curves on road at a reasonably high speed (40-50 mph) which I was able to do before, I have noticed in some cases that there seems to be a rubbing and then my "you lost control" alarm goes off (the Beeping for the traction or whatever that is). It feels like its coming from the front right, and I have only noticed the problem when turning to the left on a curve going down hill. It may happen in other directions but I haven't encountered that yet. So far nothing bad has happened but I want to resolve this so nothing will happen.
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    Do you think its just the tire rubbing somewhere, or is part of the suspension rubbing somewhere. I would love some help to resolve this issue.
     
  2. Feb 2, 2013 at 8:58 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Your VSC / Traction Control is kicking on

    Do you feel an ABS-like pulsation in the pedals ?
     
  3. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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    yes, so what does that mean
     
  4. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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    Yep

    VSC engaging
     
  5. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:00 PM
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    Damn I hate nanny systems with no driver override.....hope u get this fixed OP.
     
  6. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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    You need to get your skid control ecu zeroed , and even doing that doesn't work for everyone
     
  7. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:02 PM
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  8. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:04 PM
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    thank you reading it now
     
  9. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:05 PM
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    Good luck
     
  10. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:07 PM
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    Should i go to toyota to get this done or can any shop do this?
     
  11. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:07 PM
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    Rep to you for helping him out immediately! This is what all threads should look like!
     
  12. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:07 PM
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    I went to Toyota , some guys do it themselves , I wasn't comfortable doing that
     
  13. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:07 PM
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    I that doesn't help I have heard of some people going to the yaw sensor and shimming it. Have no more info besides that though.
     
  14. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:09 PM
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    thanks for the help.
     
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    I've seen that on Tundra forums , yet to see it done on a Tacoma
     
  16. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:11 PM
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    If you go to Toyota they shouldn't really charge you much, if anything. You have no dash lights staying on. Actually one of the steps you are supposed to (some techs don't) is do that very step after performing an alignment.
     
  17. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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    They may or may not charge , some have been charged up to $85 or so
     
  18. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:15 PM
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    it just freaked me out today, was driving on a windy road, kinda fast. i should drive slower but wheres the fun in that. and all of a sudden the alarm goes off and it feels like it locked up. after the truck slowed a little it freed itself and i didnt fly off the cliff.
     
  19. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Did it cause you to go straight rather than turn ?
     
  20. Feb 2, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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    yes
     
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