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TSB 0273-17 Leaf Spring silencer noise

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Murrayb4, Aug 18, 2017.

  1. Aug 10, 2018 at 10:20 PM
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    KkelX4

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    Teflon spacers and lube the first time, second time more lube. I'll call and see if I can get service to mail me the receipt from my file.

    But it was bad man. So embarrassing. Sounded like I was driving a rusted jalopy.

    I crawled over speed bumps in mall parking lots so it didn't squeak cause I was so embarassed
     
  2. Aug 11, 2018 at 7:11 PM
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    pltommyo

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    Brought mine in yesterday to dealer. Tech took me aside and said he could put in the fix, but it will just squeek again. He's done all the fixes to his, including full new leaf packs, keeps putting on the teflon but it won't stay gone. So I decided to skip it and just put in an Icon or Toytec kit instead :)
     
  3. Aug 11, 2018 at 10:43 PM
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    KkelX4

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    That's a good honest tech you have there, maybe I haven't put the new mileage on the Teflon that he has. I wish I could afford one of those right now.
     
  4. Aug 14, 2018 at 8:50 PM
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    Hemlocktherm78

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    Great! Yeah, if you find out let me know. Yes, the squeak is horrific.
     
  5. Aug 15, 2018 at 11:01 PM
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    Rafterman

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    The taco started the unbearable squeak few weeks back and its going into the shop Friday. Its actually embarrassing. Glad to have found this thread.
     
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  6. Aug 17, 2018 at 3:17 PM
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    Horger12

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    We received a lot of rain here over the past few weeks and me being the child I am had to hit every rain/mud puddle that there was. Now I am having this issue. I took it in and they said they would order parts for me but that it would be 2 weeks! I hate sounding like an old rusted bed frame.
     
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  7. Aug 17, 2018 at 3:38 PM
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    Hemlocktherm78

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    What is the TSB for this issue?
     
  8. Aug 17, 2018 at 8:00 PM
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    Baerskin

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    Bull shit I have had this TSB applied. Zero squeaks. It’s been almost a year too since I have had it done. I even got hit and run on my back bumper but that got fixed, still no squeaks from the Leafs
     
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  9. Aug 25, 2018 at 11:49 AM
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    Howanic

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    Was told by the service department that the leaf spring TSB silencers are back ordered and they have a 2900+ list of orders they are trying to fill.... Why dont they see this as a sign...
     
  10. Oct 31, 2018 at 4:58 PM
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    RainierSky

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    I didn't see this thread till after taking my 17 TRD OR to the dealership today because they rear squeak was TERRIBLE. They informed me about the issue and had replacement parts on hand. It took about 2 hrs to install the "rear leaf spring silencer pad kit" and so far the squeak is gone. Fingers crossed it stays gone.
     
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  11. Nov 1, 2018 at 4:04 PM
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    joestacos

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    Just brought mine in to Victory Toyota of Seaside Ca.
    They checked out the truck and determined it needs the spacers. They cleaned up the leafs and “ordered” the spacers. Lets see the turn around time.
     
  12. Nov 2, 2018 at 10:36 AM
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    I am out of warranty and have added in a AAL. Will Toyota still replace the spacers or am I going to be paying out of pocket?
     
  13. Dec 6, 2018 at 8:51 AM
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    FYI, they will not. $22 parts. Parts and labor would be $189.
     

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