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Very strange....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pster, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. Feb 14, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    Pster

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    While making a right hand turn (light rain, wet road, 4x4 OFF) I heard and felt a thump right under my left foot, exactly as if I had hit something (box, animal, etc) except there was absolutely nothing on the road, no bump, no potholes. This is the 2nd or 3rd time I've had this same thing happen in the last year. Very, very strange. Could it be something in the chassis flexing or a tie rod or something?
     
  2. Feb 14, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    Exacy same thing happened to me yesterday except for it was on the right side. Idk what it is but it scared the hell outta me.
     
  3. Feb 14, 2009 at 1:43 PM
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    maybe a busted end link from the sway bar?
     
  4. Feb 14, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    Dunno. It doesn't happen that much at all, just a few times in the last year. But it is very, very weird. Each time it's happened, I've stopped to see if I have hit something.....always nothing. Smooth pavement......but occurs on turns only.
     
  5. Feb 14, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    EnolaGaia

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    Did you have the steering wheel at full lock when the bump occurred?
     
  6. Feb 14, 2009 at 2:29 PM
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    Nope, just a regular slow 90 degree right hand turn in a parking lot.
     
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