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Road noise while driving 25-45mph!! Help

Discussion in 'New Members' started by tloya3, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. Jan 3, 2013 at 3:29 PM
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    tloya3

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    Hello everyone, I just bought my first Tacoma, its an 07 double cab with a 2" leveling kit. I have started noticing a vibration noise during certain speeds and I am in need of help...! Any suggestions? I have done a ton of checks but still getting the noise...HELP!!
     
  2. Jan 6, 2013 at 6:25 PM
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    i have the same noise too like a vibration at 20 to 40 mph.. driving me nuts too
     
  3. Jan 7, 2013 at 2:31 AM
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    Try a search - there are a lot of solutions people have come up with.

    Most of the time it is the carrier bearing, or drive shaft contributing to the vibrations, and it can be remedied quickly. There are numerous threads detailing how to figure out which one it is, and exactly how to diagnose and treat it.

    Welcome!
     
  4. Jan 7, 2013 at 3:04 AM
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  5. Jan 7, 2013 at 8:24 PM
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    It is a 4X4. Here are some of the things that I have done to remedy this problem: I have road balanced and spin balanced the tires, I got an alignment done, I changed the front differential oil to see if there were any shavings that could be noticed. I have a couple of mechanic friends that have checked out the under carriage and everything seems tight as far as the bearings go... what else should I check...?
     
  6. Jan 7, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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    It's not a malfunction. It's a by-product of the lift on our trucks combined with the front differential.

    Here's an easy test...drive at a speed where you're getting the vibrations...then switch to 4WD high. If the vibes go away, it's the common front diff problem. If that's the case, I suggest buying that bearing from ECGS as I mentioned in my last post. It's proven to eliminate the driveline vibrations in the front diff.

    I'll be buying one from them soon and installing it myself.
     
  7. Jan 7, 2013 at 8:31 PM
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    Thanks pra4sno and the traveler!! I will look into replacing that part, hopefully it helps!!
     
  8. Jan 7, 2013 at 8:32 PM
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    Wouldl the vibe go away it I took off the 2" leveling kit?
     
  9. Jan 7, 2013 at 8:33 PM
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    I'd assume so, but I've never taken off my lift or heard of somebody that has just to alleviate the vibes. It may or may not, depending on whether or not the teeth on that bearing have been ground down.
     
  10. Jan 10, 2013 at 5:28 PM
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    I took the leveling kit off and I am happy to report that I don't hear the bibs anymore, thanks for your help. Also if anyone wants to buy a 2" leveling kit I have one for sale....!!!!!
     
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