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Weak Tailgate?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Crew Dawg, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. Feb 24, 2010 at 11:47 AM
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    Crew Dawg

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    Everyone talks about the tailgate being weak on the 2nd gens. What are the problems people are having?
     
  2. Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    They bent with a minimal load as compared to previous and other trucks.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    from 2005- to some of the 2008, there are weak tailgates, they bent with little amount of weight on them, usually bent at the center.

    theres a tsb to fix it, if still under warranty...
     
  4. Feb 24, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    Breadbox

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    Was the problem fixed on 09-10 or is it still a TSB? I haul all the time but my truck is only 3 weeks old so haven't loaded up to the tailgate yet...
     
  5. Feb 24, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    eordonez

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    I believe the fix was after a few models on the 2008, my tailgate was already fixed and it was an 08, i think 09-10 are covered
     
  6. Feb 24, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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