What's this?

Discussion in 'Maintenance' started by fordjonp, Aug 1, 2017.

  1. fordjonp

    fordjonp Member

    I was wondering what this was .it was inside of my glove box I just recently purchased this vehicle was attached to the back of the glove box. IMG_1501632923.562452.jpg it's for 2010 base model Toyota Tacoma
     
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  3. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    Glove box dampner.
     
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  4. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    I'd put it back.
     
  5. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    It's the flux capacitor......

    Just kidding. Like Whippersnapper said it's the glove box damper. It essentially works as a shock for the glove box.
     
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  6. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Don't hit 88mph :eek:
     
  7. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Chuck it.
    Just makes changing the cabin air filter a pita.

    Btw, check your cabin filter
     
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  8. TacoTrk

    TacoTrk Active Member

    I think that’s a mind control transmitter
     
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  9. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Its a fritter keeper
     
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  10. jwedholm

    jwedholm Member

    121 jiggawatts!!
     
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  11. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Great Scott
     
  12. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

  13. ALfwlmth

    ALfwlmth Member

    It’s a small plastic part that darn near impossible to get back on once it’s removed to check the cabin filter. Funny how much air won’t go through a cabin filter after 5 yrs...
     
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  14. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    I’m surprised you survived inside the cab the last 3 years.
     
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  15. 4wd

    4wd Well-Known Member


    What....Do away with that "old car smell?" Well that's just crazy talk dude....
     
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  16. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Your sentiment for smelly trucks makes me remember my last gen one. I had a chipmunk die in the truck. It was awful. Smelled it forever. During the winter made it worse. Turn the heat on and gag.
    You’d have loved it 4wd. lol
     
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  17. 4wd

    4wd Well-Known Member

    I'm loving it right now reading it man, & getting hungry too, greasy, rotting mammals does it for me... So it was a good "smelling point" when selling it huh....:)


     
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  18. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Yeah. The wife didn’t much care for the smell or the size of the regular cab. Main reason I got rid of it. Otherwise I’d probably still have it. That was my red Tacoma I loved so much. Like the one you have now.
    The only difference is mine was red and your current Tacoma is “Impulse Red Pearl”!
     
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  19. 4wd

    4wd Well-Known Member

    You just HAD to go there, didn't you ....
     
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  20. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Yeah. I couldn’t stand it.... I had to get at least one more post about the Impulse Red Pearl. (Quite possibly the worst color name ever for a 4WD truck). The only worse name I could even think of would be like Red Rainbow Sparkles or something.
     
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