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Old 01-06-2005, 03:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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2005 Tacoma 4X4 Vibration

I purchased a 2005 V6 Double Cab 4X4 Tacoma in December, there is a vibration/humming out of the front end caused by the wind. It happens at around 80 MPH with no wind and varies on the speed with wind. For some reason I think the skid plate is causeing it, if anyone knows what causes this could you let me know.
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Old 01-06-2005, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sorry to hear you have this problem.....I also have a wind/noise vibration on my 2001 tacoma d-cab. I think it comes from the seal between the door and the body but it only makes the noise at about 80+ and with the right cross wind. Quite annoying but the dealer cant reproduce it (understandably). I just deal with it since its fairly infrequent.
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This definitely comes from the front end. It vibrates like it is a tuning fork and it is not out of balance tires
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Old 01-06-2005, 07:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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If you have the optional aluminum skid plate, that's the cause. From what I understand, Toyota has already stopped production on it until it solves the problem. I haven't read anything about vibrations coming from the standard skid plate.
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Thanks for the information, I took the aluminum skid plate off and it doesn't vibrate.
Once again thanks for the info.
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Old 01-10-2005, 03:57 PM   #6 (permalink)
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A discussion on the topic.

BTW Underground Welcome to TN. Nice truck you got.

Check out www.customtacos.com as well as www.tundrasolutions.com Lots of good info for Tacomas.
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same kind of vibration/humm 05 2x4 v6
got to check the skid plate I suppose
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