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#627270 - 07/16/05 01:28 PM ball joint recall  
shovelhead  Offline
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Posts: 131
Northern N.J.
has anyone recieved any notification about this recall


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#627271 - 07/16/05 03:01 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
little_joe  Offline
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Not yet..........


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1995 FZJ80 LandCruiser - 3 locking diffs, +200k mi, JD HIR's, 285/75R16 Nitto TG's
Olde North State Cruisers

#627272 - 07/16/05 03:31 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: little_joe]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

I found this on Toyota's site:

http://www.toyotaownersonline.com/news/articles.php?id=10

Service Campaign Set for Some '01-'04 Truck and SUV Models
Publication Date: 05/31/2005
On certain 2001 2002 Model Year 4Runner, 2001 2004 Model Year Tacoma 4WD and PreRunner, and 2002 2004 Model Year Sequoia and Tundra vehicles, there is a possibility that the Front Suspension Lower Ball Joint may experience excessive wear and looseness causing increased steering effort, reduced vehicle self-centering, and noise in the front suspension. If the vehicle is continued to be operated in this condition, in extreme cases, the lower ball joint may separate from the knuckle causing a loss of vehicle steering control.

This new Special Service Campaign (SSC) will be launched in late June, 2005. Owners of the involved vehicles will receive a SSC notification by first class mail beginning in late June, 2005. The owner notification will be completed around December, 2005. Toyota dealers will replace the left and right Front Suspension Lower Ball Joint at NO CHARGE to the vehicle owners.


#627273 - 07/16/05 06:40 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

I've allready replaced mine. When I put my truck back together I decided to go ahead and replace the ball joints. The mechanic told me it was only the lower ball joints that were going to be recalled.


#627274 - 07/17/05 09:35 PM Re: ball joint recall  
Anonymous
Unregistered

my upper ball joints seem to be greasy on the outside, like if it got torn. Or is this like normal?


#627275 - 07/17/05 10:27 PM Re: ball joint recall  
Anonymous
Unregistered

Quote
my upper ball joints seem to be greasy on the outside, like if it got torn. Or is this like normal?


More than likely its normal.


#627276 - 07/18/05 02:36 PM Re: ball joint recall  
VanillaGorilla  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 87
Lexington Park, MD
OK here is a question someone may know ... if you bought the 'yota used, or if you have moved since buying it, how does Toyota know your contact info?


Hang on, we're goin for a ride!

#627277 - 07/20/05 12:12 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: VanillaGorilla]  
mater  Offline
Need a Spot
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 13
Tennessee
They get the mailing info from where you purchase your tags and registration. or that is what i have been told


02' TRD Double Cab Taco 3.4 Auto SR-5

#627278 - 07/20/05 08:12 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: VanillaGorilla]  
kewlynx  Offline

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Fairbanks, Alaska *****
Contact the Toyota Regional Center where you are now, with your VIN, and where you bought the vehicle from, so they can get you in the database. We went thru this with the roomie's Corolla. Her DFW maintenance records had to be transferred to our regional area here.

The mailout campaign is supposed to run thru December.


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#627279 - 07/24/05 02:01 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: kewlynx]  
kewlynx  Offline

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Fairbanks, Alaska *****
Bump for sticky, please. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cheers.gif" alt="" />

For you Taco/Tundra folks, the recall is sticky'd right now in the Runner section, FYI; some links available to follow.


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#627280 - 07/27/05 06:28 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: kewlynx]  
Mark in AZ  Offline
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Posts: 1,592
Chandler, AZ


Wheeling a Stepside Tacoma on 37s
Exploring in a T4R Ltd V8

#627281 - 07/31/05 12:45 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: Mark in AZ]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

The dealer actually called me up and set up an appointment for me last week, That was definetly good customer service! Anyhow, I had mine replaced last week and an alignment of course! That was pretty quick I thought and a good dealer!


#627282 - 09/13/05 08:22 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

Does this Apply to my Brand NEW Ride 2005 Tacoma 4 door 4x4 Short Bed with TRD Package #2 including the Locking Rear Differential Color Silver man what a sweet truck over 2000 miles already i picked it up August 10, 2005 Took it to kentucky and it climbs like a Mtn. Goat even tried out the Rear Locking Diff even though i was not stuck.
Big4x4 <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/lol.gif" alt="" />


#627283 - 09/18/05 03:49 AM Re: ball joint recall  
kewlynx  Offline

Toyota & Classifieds Moderator
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Fairbanks, Alaska *****
Read the instructions for the recall.


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Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.

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#627284 - 10/06/05 04:24 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
little_joe  Offline
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Holly Springs, North Cackalack... *****
Has anyone been notified of this recall? Nothing here, and dealer has no info..........


4x4Wire's Toyota Section
1995 FZJ80 LandCruiser - 3 locking diffs, +200k mi, JD HIR's, 285/75R16 Nitto TG's
Olde North State Cruisers

#627285 - 10/07/05 12:55 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: little_joe]  
billmcc  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 110
Ottawa, ON
I received the recall notice about 2 weeks ago.

Bill


Bill McCormick
2004 Tacoma Double Cab

#627286 - 10/07/05 02:53 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: little_joe]  
shovelhead  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 131
Northern N.J.
still nothing here <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" />


With enough time and enough money ya can fix anything

#627287 - 10/07/05 04:45 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
Mark in AZ  Offline
Toyota Moderator
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,592
Chandler, AZ
still nothing out west!


Wheeling a Stepside Tacoma on 37s
Exploring in a T4R Ltd V8

#627288 - 10/30/05 04:24 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: Mark in AZ]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

Aaack! <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/scared.gif" alt="" />

Got my recall letter today... Guess I'm one of the lucky ones. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" />

Considering it's only a ball joint it's doubtful, but does anyone know if the replacement involves a re-alignment?


#627289 - 10/31/05 06:07 PM Re: ball joint recall  
ralleyclimber  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 65
Hooper, Utah
What state do you live in?


#627290 - 10/31/05 06:21 PM Re: ball joint recall  
billmcc  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 110
Ottawa, ON
They reset the toe-in and camber after replacing the ball joints. They don't reference off the rear axle, though.

Bill


Bill McCormick
2004 Tacoma Double Cab

#627291 - 11/04/05 04:18 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: ralleyclimber]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

Quote
What state do you live in?


I'm in Indiana. Does that make a difference on what gets performed on the recall?

Quote
They reset the toe-in and camber after replacing the ball joints. They don't reference off the rear axle, though.

Bill


Thanks!

Last edited by Drunken_Cricket; 11/04/05 04:19 AM.

#627292 - 11/08/05 05:00 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
mjletts  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 120
Worcester, Ma
got my recall notice yesterday. Has the dealer been giving a hard time to anyone with lifts?


'03 Tacoma Double Cab, 2.5" Pro Comp Spacer up front, AAL in the Rear.

#627293 - 11/17/05 04:21 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: mjletts]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

I just got my 03 back from the dealer,The recall replaced both ball joints and aligned it. I was told that if a lift was used, It will not be repaired. For some folks, I hope that is not true. I just ordered my lift, after the work was done. good luck.


#627294 - 11/17/05 10:08 PM Re: ball joint recall  
JohnJerk  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 82
Just call your dealer - no recall notice needed! Brought my runner in to have them done and left with an 06 taco - beware. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/lol.gif" alt="" />


2006 Tacoma Crew Cab 4x4 Auto TRD Off Road
2002 4runner SR5 4x4 79K miles (Sold)
1993 Pickup Ext. Cab 22RE 4x4 82K miles (Sold)
Park City, Utah

#627295 - 11/18/05 01:31 PM Re: ball joint recall  
mjletts  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 120
Worcester, Ma
I was told that if a lift was used, It will not be repaired. For some folks, I hope that is not true. [/quote]

This better not be true. I'm calling today to have the work done. should I mention that I have a lift? Or just drive it in and see what they say?


'03 Tacoma Double Cab, 2.5" Pro Comp Spacer up front, AAL in the Rear.

#627296 - 11/19/05 09:02 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: mjletts]  
Mark in AZ  Offline
Toyota Moderator
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,592
Chandler, AZ
It's always better to find another dealer than to try to argue for coverage. Not all service writers are the same <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/kewl.gif" alt="" />


Wheeling a Stepside Tacoma on 37s
Exploring in a T4R Ltd V8

#627297 - 11/21/05 04:31 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: JohnJerk]  
cctk2  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 69
Norcal and Alaska
Donno about the lift thingy, but heres a tidbit of info that might console ya'll.

(Incidentally, I just had the operation done at my Eureka CA dealership, and Im very pleased with this place.... )anyway... shop mgr I spoke with tld me theyve done 30-40 of these recall jobs so far, and after analylizing parts replaced, havent fount a set yet that was bad....


'02 Taco 4x4 X-cab, joins my '68 Land Cruiser bought back in '70 which is still going strong.
Me at:
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#627298 - 11/22/05 05:48 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: cctk2]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

The dealership here in Indy, IN told me today that any lift voids all factory suspension warranties! <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif" alt="" /> He was a little rude about it too!

My replacement took 2 hours from handing them them the keys to getting them back! I think they did a tire rotation too, but didn't charge me for it.

When I went in this morning I checked my headlights against the garage door, when I got my truck back from the dealership my drivers side headlight was out??? <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" />


#627299 - 11/30/05 06:08 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: Mark in AZ]  
mjletts  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 120
Worcester, Ma
I just made my appointment at my local dealer for the recall work. I told them I had a lift, and they said no problem. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/kewl.gif" alt="" />

they also said they've been doing 3 or 4 of these a day and have yet to find a defective part. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/scared.gif" alt="" />


'03 Tacoma Double Cab, 2.5" Pro Comp Spacer up front, AAL in the Rear.

#627300 - 11/30/05 10:30 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: mjletts]  
Mark in AZ  Offline
Toyota Moderator
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,592
Chandler, AZ
The recall was for a 'scratch' on the surface of the ball (if I remember correctly) so unless they disassemble them I doubt they would even know how many were 'defective'. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/zombie.gif" alt="" />


Wheeling a Stepside Tacoma on 37s
Exploring in a T4R Ltd V8

#627301 - 12/31/05 02:10 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
shovelhead  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 131
Northern N.J.
finally got the notice 2 days before Christmas


With enough time and enough money ya can fix anything

#627302 - 02/20/06 02:06 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
shovelhead  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 131
Northern N.J.
GOT 'ER DONE <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cheers.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cheers.gif" alt="" />


With enough time and enough money ya can fix anything

#627303 - 03/02/06 06:23 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
lynchknot  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 80
The Great Northwest WA
I've been procrastinating. I'm leery about going to a dealer for repairs since a friend of mine whom was a service manager told me every dealership he's worked at, there have been mechanics who sabotage vehicles so they return for repair (replace something with worn out parts, etc) - it's their bread and butter. I have a 2002 runner with 80,000 miles with no steering issues. Do you guys advise I take it in? Hearing earlier on this thread, "after analylizing parts replaced, havent found a set yet that was bad" furthers my procrastination.


#627304 - 03/04/06 12:39 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: lynchknot]  
hupptoy  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 192
Northern Indiana
2002 4Runners are NOT part of the recall!

hupptoy


99 4Runner SR5 3.4 Auto 4x4, 32" LTX A/T, 154K
93 Toy x-cab 22RE 5-spd 4x4, 31" LTX A/T, 150K

#627305 - 03/27/06 07:44 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: hupptoy]  
lynchknot  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 80
The Great Northwest WA
Quote
2002 4Runners are NOT part of the recall!

hupptoy


Then why did I get a postcard stating that it is?

****edit - here: http://www.toyotaownersonline.com/news/articles.php?id=10

Last edited by lynchknot; 03/27/06 07:47 PM.

#627306 - 03/28/06 01:26 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: hupptoy]  
hupptoy  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 192
Northern Indiana
You're right...my fault. I was thinking of the other recall (relay rod) for the older trucks...

hupptoy


99 4Runner SR5 3.4 Auto 4x4, 32" LTX A/T, 154K
93 Toy x-cab 22RE 5-spd 4x4, 31" LTX A/T, 150K

#627307 - 03/28/06 01:44 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: hupptoy]  
lynchknot  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 80
The Great Northwest WA
I'm still debating, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". I was wrong about my mileage. I have 69,000 but steering feels brand new. * called toyoter in Vancouver. They said there is no expiration date. I'm wondering if I should just wait until they are worn but then again it could cause my tires to wear out of alignment - ok, new tires so I might as well go do it.

Last edited by lynchknot; 03/28/06 06:28 PM.

#627308 - 04/03/06 05:42 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
little_joe  Offline
Former Admin
Joined: Jan 2000
Posts: 10,859
Holly Springs, North Cackalack... *****
I hadn't heard from the dealer from whom I purchased my '04 Tacoma, so I called them today. He ran the VIN and said this campaign did not apply to my truck (it doesn't apply to all VINs).

Is he blowing smoke, or have others had the same experience?


4x4Wire's Toyota Section
1995 FZJ80 LandCruiser - 3 locking diffs, +200k mi, JD HIR's, 285/75R16 Nitto TG's
Olde North State Cruisers

#627309 - 04/06/06 12:15 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: little_joe]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

Probably blowing the biggest smoke ever. I got a recall notice for my 04 truck several months ago, but I havent taken it in. I'll wait until I get my cornfed spacers in a few weeks then take it in so I can get the thing aligned.


#627310 - 04/06/06 01:58 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: little_joe]  
kewlynx  Offline

Toyota & Classifieds Moderator
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Posts: 15,887
Fairbanks, Alaska *****
If in doubt, contact the regional Toyota folks for your area; you can find their contact information via Toyota's website. Remember these are being made in more than one plant in the US now.


http://www.walkablecommunities.org/

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.

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#627311 - 04/06/06 09:51 PM Re: ball joint recall  
Stock02  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 131
PA
Got my recall last week. Haven't set up an appointment to get it done yet.


02 Tacoma Xcb 4x4, runnin 32"s, 2.5" Daystar spacers, 1.5" Downey HD shackles, AOR sliders, SkidRow Tcase skid, 20# CO2 setup

#627312 - 04/23/06 05:25 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: Stock02]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

I got my recall a month ago. A week after one of the ball joints popped out and I replaced it. The dealer told me that the lift wasn't a problem. If you haven't done it get it done. You don't want to be driving down the highway when one of those joints gives out.


#627313 - 05/24/06 06:55 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: mater]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

Does this recall include 2003 AWD Highlanders?


#627314 - 05/25/06 12:06 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: kewlynx]  
lynchknot  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 80
The Great Northwest WA
I was parked a couple days ago and upon leaving and steering I heard a knock from the front end and noticed my 4X4 indicator flashing and my cruise control not working (light for cruise ok but not flashing) Seems to steer fine but going to take it in the morning. I wonder if this problem would relate to my truck's symptoms.

Last edited by lynchknot; 05/25/06 12:07 AM.

#627315 - 05/25/06 03:37 AM Re: ball joint recall  
kewlynx  Offline

Toyota & Classifieds Moderator
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Fairbanks, Alaska *****
Quote
Does this recall include 2003 AWD Highlanders?


Call Toyota and have your VIN handy.


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Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.

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#627316 - 07/13/06 06:09 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: kewlynx]  
Taco2000GT  Offline
Need a Spot
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 10
Cali
How come my truck(2000 tacoma) doesn't fall under this recall!? Last week driving down the street at 30mph my driverside lower ball joint snapped right off and sent my truck sliding on the frame and lower suspension. Luckily I didn't hit anything. The part failed, therefore toyota should be responsible. I STRONGLY RECOMEND REPLACING BOTH SIDES! I got about 130K mi on my tacoma.


#627317 - 07/17/06 06:37 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: Taco2000GT]  
kewlynx  Offline

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Fairbanks, Alaska *****
Recalls are based on what is reported to be faulty up to a certain percentile of vehicles. If your local dealership won't give you a satisfactory answer, then a call to the regional office is in order; have your VIN handy, be calm, take pictures, and find out if the recall has been expanded to include your vehicle. You should be able to find the regional Toyota service center for your area via Toyota's website.

The particulars of this recall can be found in our Toyota tech archive; make sure you expand your viewing selection to see it (lower left of screen there).

Glad you weren't hurt; good luck!


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Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.

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#627318 - 08/13/06 01:57 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: little_joe]  
little_joe  Offline
Former Admin
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Holly Springs, North Cackalack... *****
Quote
I hadn't heard from the dealer from whom I purchased my '04 Tacoma, so I called them today. He ran the VIN and said this campaign did not apply to my truck (it doesn't apply to all VINs).

Is he blowing smoke, or have others had the same experience?


Ok, I've checked with 3 different dealers in 2 different states and each one says my truck is not part of the recall. This does not appply to all VIN's...........


4x4Wire's Toyota Section
1995 FZJ80 LandCruiser - 3 locking diffs, +200k mi, JD HIR's, 285/75R16 Nitto TG's
Olde North State Cruisers

#627319 - 09/15/06 06:36 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: little_joe]  
Anonymous
Unregistered

Does not apply to all Tacoma's, My neighbor Tacoma extra cab, same year as my dbl cab did not apply either. I got mine done months ago!! now I'm ready for a 2" lift if I can find one that is reliable.


#627320 - 09/15/06 08:46 PM Re: ball joint recall  
Mark in AZ  Offline
Toyota Moderator
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,592
Chandler, AZ
It appears Toyota has excellent traceability of which truck serial numbers have the defective ball joints <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/kewl.gif" alt="" />


Wheeling a Stepside Tacoma on 37s
Exploring in a T4R Ltd V8

#627321 - 09/27/06 06:32 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: Mark in AZ]  
TCAO  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 87
Los Angeles
Hey guys, how would you know that the dealers have replaced them after you brought your trucks in. I am scheduling to have mine done next Monday.


#627322 - 10/05/06 11:43 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: TCAO]  
TCAO  Offline
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 87
Los Angeles
Brought my truck in last Monday, it took an hour of labor. Could not tell the work has been done at all?


#627323 - 10/06/06 01:59 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: TCAO]  
kewlynx  Offline

Toyota & Classifieds Moderator
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Fairbanks, Alaska *****
Run your VIN with them; should show up.

Did you read your invoice? <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" />


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Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.

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#627324 - 12/30/06 07:28 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: kewlynx]  
Sneaky_Snapper  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 161
Denver, CO.
I think he just wants to know how you can prove the work is actually done. Put some fingernail polish on the old one.

I had my ball joints replaced on my T-100 and it was obvious the work was done, because everything looked new. I can see on a newer vehicle it may be difficult to determine if the work was done.

Have a great New Year,

Brad


1997 T100 SR5, X-Cab, V-6, Auto, 113,000 miles, Bilstein shocks

#627325 - 01/03/07 08:34 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: TCAO]  
Stock02  Offline
Wheeler
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 131
PA
Tell em ya want yer old ones for spares.


02 Tacoma Xcb 4x4, runnin 32"s, 2.5" Daystar spacers, 1.5" Downey HD shackles, AOR sliders, SkidRow Tcase skid, 20# CO2 setup

#627326 - 01/03/07 10:50 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: Stock02]  
kewlynx  Offline

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Okay, it's more like--tell them you want them to keep the old parts, so you can inspect them. I go so far as to turn the worksheet my direction to write that information on there myself as a lady customer.


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#627327 - 12/16/08 05:07 AM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
motownbridger  Offline
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i have a 1990 toyota pickup, i got the recall about a year ago. new ball joints and a front end alignment. thanks toyota


#627328 - 12/18/08 07:12 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: motownbridger]  
tacoclimber  Offline
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Posts: 1
Man, I gotta get this done. Just noticed I have a small tear on my driver's side upper ball joint. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/scared.gif" alt="" />


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#627329 - 04/24/13 04:09 PM Re: ball joint recall [Re: shovelhead]  
awolf  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2006
Posts: 22
TN
I haven't been on here in forever. I just had to have front ball joints and lower control arms replaced on my 2001 Tacoma 4x4. My truck was not in the recall.


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