Kazoo/reed noise

Discussion in 'General Tacoma Discussion' started by Friskelm, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. Friskelm

    Friskelm Active Member

    For the first time in 3 years 14 and 16 Taco, i am at the dealership and they admit to knowing what the kazoo noise is on the hiway with a crosswind. Not only do they admit, they are fixing it as I type!!! I will let you know if it didn't work
     
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  3. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    There was a TSB out for 2nd gens but I could never make it in with the noise going.
     
  4. TacoRick

    TacoRick Well-Known Member

    I was told by my service department back in April that they know what the cause is. I was also told that a TSB was going to be issued in May. My truck is currently at the dealer for other issues, and they told me that the TSB still has not been issued.
     
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    Friskelm

    Friskelm Active Member

    The fix was applied to my truck yesterday. They didn't test drive to make noise just took my word. It is a plastic rod put in the front door deal to tighten up the seal to door pressure so it doesn't vibrate. I will see how it works when I have a little crosswind in the hiway
     
  6. TacoRick

    TacoRick Well-Known Member

    Can you post a pic?
     
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    Friskelm

    Friskelm Active Member

    ImageUploadedByTaco Forum1469291819.924708.jpg ImageUploadedByTaco Forum1469291848.628771.jpg
    Hard to see but a hard rubber cylindrical stock glued into the upper fold of the front door seals

    I did have the favorable conditions for the noise last night on my drive home and no noise
     
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    Friskelm

    Friskelm Active Member

  9. TacoRick

    TacoRick Well-Known Member

    That helps. Thanks.
     
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    Friskelm

    Friskelm Active Member

    Driven in pretty heavy winds this week from all sides. I think they solved it.

    No they haven’t. 3 “fixes” but no solution.
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2018
  11. toyota81

    toyota81 New Member

    This has been driving me crazy thank you! I had a 2012 taco and now a 2017 and they both sound like kazoos in a crosswind.
     
  12. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

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    Friskelm

    Friskelm Active Member

     
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    Friskelm

    Friskelm Active Member

    3 “fixes” applied to my truck and still get the noise
     
  15. Scuzzy

    Scuzzy Well-Known Member

    Well I cured it the old fashioned way...turned up the tunes...
     
  16. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Yeah I had the dealer fix mine once and now I just do what @Scuzzy does
     
  17. tacomalimited

    tacomalimited 2018 dcsb mgm limited 4x4

    I was getting a whistling noise coming from my sideview mirror only when the window was open, I siliconed the tiny seam where the colored part of the mirror meets the black part of the mirror and the noise is gone! I think my whistle was different from what you were experiencing though, I only heard mine when the window was open.
     

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