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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JoeN 267, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. Jun 29, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    JoeN 267

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    I just noticed (when I was looking to see if the AC condensate hose was kinked up under the Glove compartment) a small black (knob/plug ?) for lack of a better description on the passenger side floor right next to the kick plate - it is round with 3 square holes in a triangle pattern, probably 3/4" in diameter and about the same high -

    Never noticed it before -

    Pic posted a few threads down -
     
  2. Jun 29, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    Drain plug? A pic would help.
     
  3. Jun 29, 2010 at 12:16 PM
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    225nontypical

    225nontypical ????????????

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    it is the nut the hold the plastic on the side of the truck by your foot
     
  4. Jun 29, 2010 at 12:17 PM
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    I am pretty sure I know which piece you are talking about. It's just a plastic screw that holds on the side kick panel. I will see if I can find a picture.
     
  7. Jun 29, 2010 at 12:26 PM
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  8. Jun 29, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    that is what i meant i have been trying to find a picture of it. i am sure that is what the OP is talking about. just needs screwed back on the post/bolt/stud
     
  9. Jun 30, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    JoeN 267

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    here is a pic, it is threaded, I tightened it up today -

    tacoma.aspx.jpg
     
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    It's kind of a plastic bolt that helps hold the kick panel in place.

    To remove the kick panel, you have to remove the door sill plate, and then unscrew (lefty loosey) the black "bolt".
     
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