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weird knocking feeling

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by freesample, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. Dec 18, 2008 at 8:38 PM
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    freesample

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    when i go over washboard type roads or any series of smaller bumps i can feel a knock or some kind of looseness through the steering wheel...i think i can hear it too. i dont think it has anything to do with steering left or right as it also happends when i'm going completely straight. i feel it most at anywhere from 20 - 40 mph. any suggestions into what it could be? the truck is going in for an oil change into the dealer next week so i wanted to know what i should ask them to check. thanx!
     
  2. Dec 18, 2008 at 9:10 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Not sure but let us know what the dealer says.
     
  3. Dec 18, 2008 at 10:17 PM
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    Teocalli

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    I had a similar scare. Loud knocking noise under my foot. Then I realized I had a ton of compacted snow and ice between the corner panel and door jam. Knocked it loose and chipped away until the noise was gone. A serious relief considering the dealer is two hours away. And I was almost positive the noise was coming somewhere from the suspension or steering column.
     
  4. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    freesample

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    old thread i know but i still havent gotten anywhere with this
     
  5. Aug 21, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    DVYota

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    my 05 does it. if you turn the wheel back and forth really quick it tightens up and almost goes away... just a tacoma thing i guess. been like that for 45k miles and no problems yet. dont worry about it.
     
  6. Aug 22, 2009 at 5:58 AM
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  8. Aug 22, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    First gen column is different. That solution wont work on a 2nd gen.
     
  9. Aug 22, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    Hey, wow, another person with the same clunk as me. Just like all the other things wrong with my truck the dealer says it's "normal". Ya, right. On wash board dirt roads it feels like my steering rack is going to fall right off. I take it back to the dealer and they say they can't dupicate it. Im not holding my breath, but if you find out some thing new or what the cause is let us know. There are like ten people besides me with this prob on here.
     
  10. Aug 22, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    My truck does the same thing. Doesn't bother me much though...
     
  11. Aug 22, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    teri4lance

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    I thought something was loose in mine, but Dealer said no problem was found. My old Wrangler never did this (on the same roads)
     
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