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tailgate TSB Does my Truck Apply?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Johnson8537, May 25, 2008.

  1. May 25, 2008 at 12:10 PM
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    Johnson8537

    Johnson8537 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    06 4x4 DC with under 36K

    TSB says
    MODEL WMI DRIVETRAIN PRODUCTION CHANGE EFFECTIVE VIN

    Tacoma 4WD 5TE###2N#8Z486214

    My Vin 5TEMU52N56Z251679

    Dealer said mine has the "New" gate My truck was built in April of 06

    anyone know...harsh ride TSB was a piece of cake to get ordered up... just wanted to make sure i wasn't missing out on the tailgate.
     
  2. May 25, 2008 at 12:47 PM
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    Roland

    Roland My other ride has sails

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    If you bought the truck used it's possible that the previous owned bent the tailgate and it was replaced. If not there's no way your 06 came with the new improved tailgate.
     
  3. May 25, 2008 at 2:56 PM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    I've vouche for that... Mine was built in November 06 and it doesn't have a reinforced tailgate. I see it flex everytime I step on it!:rolleyes:
     
  4. May 25, 2008 at 4:13 PM
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    Johnson8537

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    I might have to do that.... thanks for the advice...

    anyone have a number???
     
  5. May 25, 2008 at 5:54 PM
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    Johnson8537

    Johnson8537 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks .... I am all for being a Sqeaky Wheel
     
  6. Jun 8, 2008 at 5:00 PM
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    4x4x4trd

    4x4x4trd My other ride weighs 200 tons

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