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Squeaky Leaf Springs - Stealership Fix

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by wilsonpj, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. Jul 9, 2010 at 7:53 AM
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    wilsonpj

    wilsonpj [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I contacted the local dealership about my squeaky leaf springs. There is a TSB out there for it (# T-SB-0274-09), they basically put some discs between the leafs that is supposed to stop the noise.

    I have the extended 100,000 mile warranty but of course this is not covered so I say what the heck, pay the $120 for the fix. It has been 2 days and they are still squeaking, what should I do....?

    1.) Call em up, tell them I either want a refund or it needs to be fixed better
    2.) Say screw it and move on with life
    3.) Get a whole new leaf pack when I lift the truck in a few months
     
  2. Jul 9, 2010 at 8:03 AM
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    chris4x4

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    You paid for a fix, and it didnt work. Go back and complain.
     
  3. Jul 9, 2010 at 8:06 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    X2.:mad:
     
  4. Jul 9, 2010 at 8:24 AM
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    I had the Harsh ride TSB and all my squeaks went away............plus my ride is 100,000,000 times better! Go back to the dealer. They told my plates in between then they told me there's some jelly/lube the also put in between......
     
  5. Jul 9, 2010 at 8:26 AM
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    mlittle

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    I would go back and make them fix it. If they can't fix it, get your money back and use it towards the new leaf pack.
     
  6. Jul 9, 2010 at 8:27 AM
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    Tell them you want your money back. Fix it yourself by following the sticky or buy a leaf pack.
     
  7. Jul 9, 2010 at 8:35 AM
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    what everyone else said
     
  8. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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    Why are so many people having issues with these leaf packs? I have had old Toyota's that have had 300,000+ miles on them with no issues.
     
  9. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:03 AM
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    I've had no issues with mine and I'm at 70k miles right now. :notsure:
     
  10. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    Your lucky!
     
  11. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:38 AM
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    Haha. Probably
     
  12. Jul 9, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    My 07 is just under 50,000 km (30,000 m) and they just started to squeak.
     
  13. Jul 9, 2010 at 10:42 AM
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    That's about when mine started too, I'm at 55,000 miles now and it just keeps getting worse.
     
  14. Mar 18, 2012 at 12:05 AM
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    I have a 2011 that I bought last July. I just hit 36000 miles, and my leafs are squeaking like crazy. I drive almost all highway miles, I'm not out offroading and pulling a bunch of Lee Majors 'Fall Guy' stunts.
    I'm pissed that Toyota has never fixed this problem. I understand if you're going mudding, and putting the suspension to work, but I don't do any of that shit. My truck sounds like a whorehouse bed in a western movie.
     
  15. Mar 18, 2012 at 11:29 AM
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  16. Mar 18, 2012 at 12:41 PM
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    stock.....for now...
    Normally I would say to deal with it because its a truck and not a Cadillac...but you paid the dealer to fix it and they didn't. So go back and bitch at 'em!!

    :rant:
     
  17. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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    awsome gona try this altough im getting the leaf pack soon
     
  18. Mar 18, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    Are you sure its the leafs & not spring bushings ?
     
  19. Mar 24, 2015 at 5:07 AM
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    My 2009 Tacoma leaf springs began "squeaking" the first week I had the brand new truck. Repeated attempts by the dealer to repair, some at no charge, some at my expense, went to no avail. Last year the left leaf "broke" just as Toyota has predicted with the recall. Its been almost a year since the recall and Toyota continues to identify the recall waiting to figure out what the remedy will be. In the meantime, the leafs could break and rupture the gas tank according to the recall so Toyota's recommendation is to not drive the vehicle. I had the spring repaired by a local vendor for less than half of the $1200.00 Toyota wanted.
    Good luck, I don't think there is or ever will be a remedy for the leaf spring issues.
     
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