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Tacoma hood moving

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tvbd56, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. Nov 29, 2010 at 3:07 PM
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    tvbd56

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    ok, so i have the tacoma bug deflector on my hood and once a week i'll take I-5 for about an hour and a half. On I-5 i'll go about 70 or 75 if i'm in a hurry and when i'm driving the hood looks like it's about to fly off, it keeps moving up and down when it should stay down and it annoys the hell out of me.

    So I am wondering if the bug deflector is getting pulled up by the wind, which is pulling the hood up, or if all tacoma hoods do that? Thanks:D
     
  2. Nov 29, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    take it off " the bug shield" and try it....but idk it should affect that
    check the hood latch
     
  3. Nov 29, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    Kelson

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    do you have a hood scoop? those tend to flex alot.

    there's a thread somewhere on here that shows you how to tighten it so it doesn't flutter as much.
     
  4. Nov 29, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    The stops on both sides need adjusting. There rubber, look for them. There is a thread here on it somewhere. Bug deflector is not helping.
     
  5. Nov 29, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    yeah dude try and remove the deflector...but i had the dealership install mine because i negotiated at the time of purchase..mine is just fine and i have a hood scoop too,its really sturdy..good luck
     
  6. Nov 29, 2010 at 3:29 PM
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    tvbd56

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    i don't have a hood scoop, and I've seen the thread on how to adjust the rubber stops, i think you just put a screwdriver or something up there and tighten or loosen them, if I'm correct...

    and the hood is all the way down every time but the hood is lifted up like when you open the hood but it's still on the latch.
     
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