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What could be causing the serious vibrations in the steering column and front end when the truck exceeds 35 mph?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The most common issues with vibrations at higher speeds are related to the tires or suspension. The first place to start is having the tires inspected. Make sure the tread is deep enough, the...
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Cost to replace rear differential on a 2014 Tacoma TRD 4x4?
Billing question was sent to CS for the cost to replace the rear differential on a 2014 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4WD.
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power steering fluid is spilling between cap and reservoir. Is my pump bad?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having issues with the power steering pump. The best way to decide without a doubt is to catch it in the act. You can do this by cleaning off the...
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How do you check transmission fluid on a 2004 toyata tacoma
According to all the manuals there is a fill and check tube on the drivers side of transmission where you can check and top off fluid. If your transmission is not this type shown in manuals then you may have...
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One of the rack and pinion boot is wet, but the power steering fluid container is to the normal level.
If the boot is getting wet but is not actively leaking or show drips then the leaks is considered only a residue leak and may not need to have any work needed. For the noise you did not mention the...
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Truck overheated. Didn't have any water in it. WAter was put in it and now it won't start. Sounds like it wants to turn but it won
If you overheated the engine and have a blown head gasket then coolant may have filled the cylinders and caused it to lock up. You will need to have spark plugs taken out and see what cylinder are full of...
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2009 Toyota Tacoma - There is a lot of shaking/vibration in the steering wheel when driving at speeds of 55-70 mph
Many Toyota wheels are lug centric. That means that an adapter plate has to be used to center the wheel to the balancer through the lug mounting holes and not through the hub pilot hole using a conventional centering cone....
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What causes a catalytic converter to go bad?
Pursuant to Federal law, the Toyota warranty on the catalytic converter extends to 8 years or 80,000 miles. Therefore, you should contact Toyota for warranty service on your catalytic converter. Converters fail due to mechanical impact damage, melting...
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truck wont start unless its jump started. I have put in a new battery and still wont start and acts like the battery is dead.
You say the car will not start from your battery but will from a jump start. This tells me you have a bad connection between the battery and your cable clamp. Remove and clean with a wire brush inside connector...
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The fan clutch will not disengage.
Hi there. The fluid that is inside the fan clutch has leaked out and is no longer keeping the clutch is a slipping mode until it gets hot. I recommend replacing the fan clutch assembly. If you need further assistance...
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Serpintine belt broke, there's fluid everywhere, and steering is very difficult now.
Once the drive belt broke, the water pump and power steering pump (and all other accessories) stopped turning. If the engine got too hot due to the water pump not turning, coolant could have escaped, thus explaining the fluid (if...
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Truck runs great until I get around 2,000 rims, then it starts missing and cutting out until I get below 2000 rpms
Hi there. The fuel filter could be plugged up causing the demand for fuel flow to drop making the engine starve for fuel when running at a higher speed. Check the fuel pressure on the fuel rain and run the...
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Idles rough and when accelerating takes time to build up speed
Hi Paul. It certainly appears you've covered most of the bases in regards to tracking down a misfire. However, the problem with a flood or excessive water (like you've explained) is that quite often, electrical harnesses will become damaged and...
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toyota Tacoma truck won’t start
If you are referring to stalling that occurs after releasing the service brake (as opposed to the parking brake), a possibility is a vacuum leak in the power brake booster. If manipulating the parking brake has an effect on lighting,...
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Car is stalling at stops unless I continue to give it gas.
Hi Aaron. Thanks for contacting us tonight. While there are a few components on your list that contribute to idling effectively, there are several that are more critical that are likely dirty or damaged. Some of the possible parts that...
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Truch rough idle in drive no vacuum leak
Hi David. Thanks for sending your question to us tonight. Unfortunately, when a vehicle in involved in an accident and multiple replacements have been completed, it's nearly impossible to determine the source of a vibration as you are describing without...
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My 2001 Tacoma will drive fine for about 20 minutes and then I can’t go over 20 mph, meanwhile the rpm will go up and down as I pr
Hello Wesley. Thanks for contacting us today. It is quite likely that your Tacoma is stuck in what's referred to as a Limp Mode. This happens when the ECU detects a fault within the driveline and limits the speed of...
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2017 Tacoma DRL fuse possible popped the DRL switch won’t turn them on without the whole headlight being on..
Did you check to see if your DRL lights come on when you go into gear? The lights will only come on when you go into gear on most vehicles. If not then since you are under factory warranty I...
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Squeaking when turning. Ball joints or Tie Rod ends?
Hi Austin. Thanks for contacting us today. This video is actually quite good at diagnosing whether the noise you're hearing is a ball joint issue. If you complete this inspection and the ball joint appears good - then it's likely...
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ball joints
Vibration felt through the steering wheel at high speeds is often due to tire imbalance/tire defects although worn suspension components can be a contributing factor. If ball joints have failed early, there are only a handful of possible explanations for...

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