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Warranty Coverage Or Not?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by jeremy_283, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. Mar 3, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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    jeremy_283

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    Went to change my spark plugs and noticed this. I am at 64,XXX miles with an extended bumper to bumper Toyota warranty with no deductible.

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  2. Mar 3, 2012 at 4:25 PM
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    It wasn't like this at the 30,000 mile change though, thats why I question it
     
  3. Mar 3, 2012 at 4:36 PM
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    Did you change them @ 30K or did someone else??
     
  4. Mar 3, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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    I changed them
     
  5. Mar 3, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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    If I took it in to to make a warranty claim would it likely be covered?
     
  6. Mar 3, 2012 at 4:59 PM
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    likely its just the valve cover seal. Theres like rubber o-rings inside that block the oil from getting where it did. Its an easy fix even if you have to do it yourself
     
  7. Mar 3, 2012 at 5:01 PM
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    Probably something I should take in to get it fixed while under warranty?
     
  8. Mar 3, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    Any opinions?
     
  9. Mar 3, 2012 at 5:26 PM
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    the dealer will tell you it's normal. good luck.
     
  10. Mar 3, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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    Well it is something that should get taken care of nonetheless correct? Will it just reappear again in another 60,000 miles?
     
  11. Mar 3, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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    I wouldn't worry about it unless you're blowing smoke out the tail pipe or there is an obvious odor from outside the truck with the hood shut.
     
  12. Mar 3, 2012 at 5:40 PM
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    Preventative maintenance! I have ready made up my mind. I don't know why I ask others opinions...

    My mind is pretty much made up and I want to take it in. Everything must be PERFECT! I just like other opinions as well.
     
  13. Mar 3, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    I still want to hear one person support my decision...
     
  14. Mar 3, 2012 at 6:00 PM
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    Take it in, and let us now we were right that it is nothing.
     
  15. Mar 3, 2012 at 6:01 PM
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    How many miles are on your truck?
     
  16. Mar 3, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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    All 6 of mine have it. Cant be no harm in getting all new gaskets right?There's a TSB relating to valve cover gaskets anyways right?
     
  17. Mar 3, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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    Always use your warranty! You paid for it, no sense in doing the work yourself.
     
  18. Mar 3, 2012 at 6:41 PM
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    I would rep you... But I'm on tapatalk,
    Lol. Putting it all back together right now. Showing the dealership the photos on Monday.
     
  19. Mar 4, 2012 at 8:28 AM
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    Oh, and I'm just thinking today. Could it be anything else like burned up anti seize or dielectric grease? Or is it definitely oil?
     
  20. Mar 5, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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    is there anywhere else the oil could come from in between the top off the sparkplug hole and the bottom- besides the valve cover seal?!!!!

    :annoyed:
     
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