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To All That Have Had The Steering Intermediate Shaft TSB Done

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jjw1, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    jjw1

    jjw1 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Does it really make the steering better on rough roads? I'm really wanting to get it done but only if it's really worth doing. Any experience would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:50 PM
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    YES!...DO IT!
     
  3. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    PAlittlematty

    PAlittlematty "the soulless ginger"

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    What is it and why are they doing it?
     
  4. Dec 24, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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  5. Dec 24, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    Seener84

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    Well worth it in my eyes. One of my biggest gripes about the Tacoma was the loose crappy steering before. Now it is much better and it reacts better with more control on and off road.
     
  6. Dec 25, 2010 at 6:32 AM
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  7. Dec 25, 2010 at 6:54 AM
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  8. Dec 25, 2010 at 7:28 AM
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    Thanks for all the help. I think I am going to have it done. If you guys were out of warranty how much did the dealer charge for install?
     
  9. Dec 25, 2010 at 10:22 PM
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    Bodete

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    It makes a huge difference on gavel roads. No more loose steering and no more clunking. It also feels more solid on the highway. I would hate to know how much the dealer charges if you are out of warranty.
     
  10. Dec 25, 2010 at 10:24 PM
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    numbah57

    numbah57 GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    How do I get them to do it
     
  11. Dec 26, 2010 at 5:20 AM
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    JKD

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    Tell them and/or show them what it's doing. Tell them you know Toyota released a new part and a TSB to address the problem you're having, and that you'd like to have it repaired.
     
  12. Dec 26, 2010 at 9:42 AM
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    numbah57

    numbah57 GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    ^^^ alright, will do.
     
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