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Tundra Frame Rust

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by danb86, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Oct 8, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    danb86

    danb86 [OP] East Ender

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    Why is this still going on?

    Perhaps we should all keep a watchful eye on our frames...

    From today's New York Times:

    Read this
     
  2. Oct 8, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    Isthatahemi

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    It will be news if there is actually a frame problem, not just rusty brake lines. Funny how vehicles have been rusting out from all manufacturers, but Toyota gets investigated. Similar to the recent floor mat recall...
     
  3. Oct 8, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    krimson

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    my FX4 F150 had frame rust all over it but fords were never "investigated" about frame rust
     
  4. Mar 8, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    TacomaNC

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  5. Mar 8, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    lotsoftoys

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    from what we've been told at the dealership is....(we've done two taco frames) is the frame coating they originally put on from the factory wasnt complete. it lacked a sealer component. som etrucks got these frames. and the lack of sealent obviously lead to rust. when we do the inspections, we are instructed to look at the whole frame for rust PERFORATION. meaning holes if not very very thin metal still remaining. we also focus on certain sections of the frame. front support for leaf springs and right around the sway bar mount from the inside. if we suspect alot of rust in an area then we continue with the hammer test. just tapping it. if it goes through, then we take pictures and send them to toyota. if not, 99 % of the time.... no frame replacement.
     
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