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squikee sound from my seats

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by felotacoma, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. Oct 5, 2010 at 9:44 AM
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    felotacoma

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    hello guys I have a squakee sound coming from my 99 pre-runner tacoma front seats, they sound like if I have a birdy in my seats very anoying, hoping to see if anyone here has a solution to this problem and could gide me on what to do. I was also thinking about upgrading seats from a newer 1st gen tacoma, please any advice or ideas would help thanks.
     
  2. Oct 5, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    trd7

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  3. Oct 5, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    Digiratus

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    I have the same thing goin on...XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX :popcorn:
     
  4. Oct 6, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    iDigTulsa

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    Attached is the link to the CustomTacos write up on changing out seats. There seems to be several options, it should be a good read if you can't find out how to get rid of the squeak.

    CustomTacos - Tacoma Seat Swap Write Up
    http://www.customtacos.com/tech/index.php?article=168
     
  5. Oct 6, 2010 at 9:18 AM
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    zeeya2000

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    your not the only one. dont feel left out. i havnt been in a first generation that doesnt squeak. ive tried spraying wd-40 on mine but it never worked. ive just come to accept it and think of it as her talking to me
     
  6. Oct 6, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    honestly if there is a first gen that doesnt squeak, imo i think there might be something wrong with it :D
     
  7. Oct 7, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    felotacoma

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    wd40 wont help, I think the sound comes from the inside of the seats, like on the springs or something. :( any other suggestions?
     
  8. Oct 7, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    tighten all the bolts...fixed my problem
     
  9. Oct 7, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    thanks for the seat swap write up very helpful


     
  10. Oct 7, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    My tacoma seat(s) don't squeak.

    My '06 Legacy however, squeak like a mofo
     
  11. Oct 7, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    I have the same noise going on as well. Turn the radio up! Problem solved:D
     
  12. Oct 8, 2010 at 8:11 AM
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    zeeya2000

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    haha well said. thats exactly what i do. but i think i finnaly got used to it. i think it adds character to the first gen.
     
  13. Oct 8, 2010 at 8:07 PM
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    Fuck that character stuff, the swauking noise is annoying. :p

    I wish she'd stop bitchen' at me...
     
  14. Oct 9, 2010 at 11:13 AM
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    zeeya2000

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    haha sumtimes it annoys me to, like when im pissed off at the world
     
  15. Oct 10, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    ibengineer

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    i had the same prob - it drove me nuts. So i took out every single coin/key/scrap piece of crap/etc from my cab....the squeek remained.

    I finally figured out what it was - the seatbelt clip (the part that is fixed by your seat - but can pivot forward and back) was rubbing on something. SO i just moved it around for a while with a little wd40 and prob solved no more squeek.
     
  16. Oct 10, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    X2...have this problem with my 2nd gen. havent got around to solving the problem yet though
     
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