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Why is my truck so damn squeaky?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by double dee, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Aug 22, 2011 at 4:13 PM
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    double dee

    double dee [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So heres the deal..... I have a 2011 Tacoma thats about 5 months old and it's gotten to the point where my neighbors know i'm on my way home from half a block away. It's just came up about 3 weeks ago and seems to be getting worse. I'm gonna take it to the dealership this weekend but I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem? I'm guessing it's the suspension or the chassis needs to be lubed or something but doesn't make sense on a new truck????
     
  2. Aug 22, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    georgeandkanoa

    georgeandkanoa the point is simply this

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    its a tacoma thing,lots of threads in here about it, i wd40 the shit out of my springs every couple of months
     
  3. Aug 22, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 42 Year Toyota Master/ASE Master Tech.

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    There still working on a permanent fix. They don't want to release another TSB until they can be as sure as possible it's a cure.

    I'm just using the upgraded sliders with the first run grease. If they complain of the squeak i just give them a shot when I'm doing a service. That's about all we can do until something else comes to pass.
     
  4. Aug 22, 2011 at 4:32 PM
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    StaticFilter

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    White/lithium spray grease is your best friend
     
  5. Aug 22, 2011 at 5:01 PM
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    pmo

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    you can purchase the nylon(or whatever they are) spacers at dealership...but like staticfilter says..'white lithium grease"...I use it
     
  6. Aug 22, 2011 at 9:04 PM
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    2004TacomaSR5

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    my truck does it too, but i always have the radio blasting my country music so it does not bother me much! loli i would eventually like to do the bike tube trick to it though
     
  7. Aug 22, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    BMOC

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    my leafs squeak and creek all day. i'd grease em if i cared.
     
  8. Aug 22, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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    Turn the radio up, problem solved....
     
  9. Aug 22, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    Yoytoda

    Yoytoda The Little Truck That Could

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    waterproof grease lasts the longest. im going on 12 months squeak free after lucas waterproof grease on the leaves
     
  10. Aug 22, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    KenLyns

    KenLyns Lord of War

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  11. Aug 22, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    97T

    97T Resident T100 guy

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    yup :cool:
     
  12. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:21 AM
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    tacoriffic

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    The rear TSB got rid of the squeak, but im sure it will be back
     
  13. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:26 AM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free 1983 - 2015... It was a good run

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    2007 on my 3rd leaf pack and none of them squeeked :notsure:
     
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