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Yes, another TSB ?, but a good one....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Dewey7015, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. Jan 22, 2011 at 4:50 AM
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    Dewey7015

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    Anyone gotten their old 3pack leaf springs back to them after doing the TSB?
     
  2. Jan 22, 2011 at 5:06 AM
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    raswank

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    nope was told they belong to toyota
     
  3. Jan 22, 2011 at 5:14 AM
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    Brunes

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    Nope- I don't know of much warranty work where they will give the old parts back. Corporate usually wants them to "inspect"
     
  4. Jan 22, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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    fortyniner

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    My guess is that they clean them up, repaint them, and put them on a new tacoma and send them to the dealership. Not everyone puts enough weight in their truck to have a problem.
     
  5. Jan 22, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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    BartStar

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    Just bought a new 2011 Tacoma and my truck has your old leaf springs on the back.
     
  6. Jan 22, 2011 at 5:48 PM
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    Khaos

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    Nope, though when I did the tailgate TSB I got my old tailgate back. Sold it for $80.
     
  7. Jan 23, 2011 at 12:36 AM
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    island808

    island808 Me l've got brains.

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    Got to keep the parts to show its done. Don't know if its the law or the companies. We always had "warranty rooms" in places I worked. Had to tag each one, bring it to the warranty guy. They get paid to do that stuff.. that spring is kind of the receipt.

    Of course, if we had a part we removed and replaced off warranty and customer didn't want it.. We'd charge it to a different vehicle and tag it. Double your money.
     
  8. Jan 23, 2011 at 3:00 AM
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    Dewey7015

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    Thanks,
    Guess it can't hurt to ask..
    Why not push it? maybe I saw a little crease in the tailgate while I was there....:D
     
  9. Jan 23, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    My friend got his back after the TSB. So it can't hurt to ask.
     
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