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So my Carrier Bearing sh!t the bed yesterday. FML!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by imsikotic, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    imsikotic

    imsikotic [OP] If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    So I leave from work yesterday and I keep hearing this squealing when I come to a stop. Im thinking its the Brake shield rubbing on the rotors because I just installed some Camburg spindles and had to beat on the shields a little to keep from rubbing. So I jack up the front end and take off the rotors and inspect the shields again. With a little more hammer manipulation I put everything back together. Then take it for a test drive.
    Much to my surprise that did not fix the issue. So my next thought was to check underneath and look at the driveline. And sure as shit the Carrier bearing is Fukd!! So I take it to the Stealership (Kearny Mesa Toyota) down the street from my house. My awesome Service Adviser (he truly is awesome) dives right into trying get me set up. So here comes kick in the nuts #2. He cant do any of the warranty work because of where I bought the truck. The Service Manager where I purchased the truck(Escondido Toyota) from has to "release" the vehicle to KM Toyota. So I drive up to Escondido (30 miles) for them to inspect and then tell me they cant help. So I talked to the Service Manager to get him to "release" the truck to KM Toyota and drive back down to San Diego (4 hours later).
    I stop back into KM Toyota and talk to my service adviser. Tell him he has the green light. Within ten Minutes of BSing. He has a whole new drive line and carrier bearing on order. Has a Rental car reserved for me for when the parts show up I can drop the truck off and drive away with the rental. The parts should be here by Tuesday.

    Sorry for the long post but Its been a shitty day. But at least some good came out of it.
     
  2. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    toyo freak

    toyo freak Another Toyota Enthusiast

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    Dam so what exactly happened to the driveshaft?
     
  3. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Sucked at the beginning , but has a good ending .
     
  4. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:08 PM
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    Taco-NB

    Taco-NB MMMMM Taco's

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    +1
     
  5. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    imsikotic

    imsikotic [OP] If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    Nothing happened to the driveshaft that we know of. He is going to replace it as a whole unit just to be safe. :woot::bananadance:
     
  6. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Seems like you have an awesome Service Manager .
     
  7. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    What's this release stuff? You still under 60k? Just looking for clarification.
     
  8. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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    Mine was doing the same thing last week. When I got under there and looked, the bushing was bent and was rubbing. I bent the bracket back flat and all was well. I guess I hit something.
     
  9. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:33 PM
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    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    Great service manager! Now, any pics of the truck?
     
  10. Feb 5, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    imsikotic [OP] If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    I hit 68k while I was heading up to Escondido Toyota. The "release" stuff has to do with the extended warranty that I purchased when I bought the truck. According to the fine print. If I am within 40 miles of where the warranty was purchased(Escondido Toyota) I must use that facility. Since the Service Manager at the Escondido location "released" the truck to me thus authorizing Kearny Mesa Toyota to do the warranty work.
     
  11. Feb 5, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    Thats sucks Randy but glad you got it figured out and everthing seems to be going in the right direction. Beat the hell outta the rental and thanks for your service bro!
     
  12. Feb 5, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    imsikotic [OP] If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    Yes he is. Used to be a Corpsman for my Marine Corps brethren.

    There are a ton of pics of my truck on here. Here's the link to my half-assed build thread.
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-builds/54889-sikotic-build-6.html
     
  13. Feb 5, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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    imsikotic [OP] If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    Thanx Hayden
     
  14. Feb 6, 2011 at 4:53 AM
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    thanks for the clarification.
     
  15. Feb 6, 2011 at 6:27 AM
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    Sounds like that Doc deserves a couple beers! It sounds like you had a win all around.
     
  16. Feb 6, 2011 at 6:45 AM
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    No bullshit from the service manager on the 3" lift and "evidence of off road use"? That's pretty cool.
     
  17. Feb 6, 2011 at 6:54 AM
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    imsikotic [OP] If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    Nope. The Escondido Shop brought it up but then I quickly threw it back at them cause they have like 8 lifted trucks that are brand new on the show floor. WWWAAAYYYY overpriced too!!!!!
     
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