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Buzzing noise passenger side dash area

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Freezy, May 16, 2019.

  1. May 16, 2019 at 4:08 AM
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    Freezy

    Freezy [OP] New Member

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    2018 Tundra-seems like people have found the noise to be coming from the computer itself. Is this still the case? Any known fix? Getting ready to bring mine in, just hoping to have a plan...


    Thanks
     
  2. May 16, 2019 at 5:09 AM
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    Travo60

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    Covered my ECM in noise deadening material and put a clamp on it. No more buzzing. The dealer might replace it from what I read, but that one may make noise as well.
     
  3. May 16, 2019 at 5:56 AM
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    Max Power

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    Some people have had issues with the ECM buzzing. I had issues with the heater core tubes buzzing, they are located behind the glove box. Does your buzzing go away after the truck warms up? If so, it might be the tubes. Another member here was thankfully able to figure out a fix, and it worked for me as well. I can show you what I did if it turns out the tubes are your problem.

    There are also a few threads on how to fix the ECM buzz, that seems to be more common.
     
  4. May 17, 2019 at 4:28 AM
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    Freezy

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    I'm going to pay more attention to it. not sure if it does change pitch after being warmed up. I know I can hear it after driving for 10 miles or so, no sure longer then that. I'll pay attention today. Thanks
     
  5. May 17, 2019 at 5:11 AM
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    Good Lord, I hope not. Need to save money for fuel.
    You have a tickle bee. Please extract the bee from your dash and forward it to a known lurker.
     
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  6. May 20, 2019 at 1:17 PM
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    Tundyfundy

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    Bilstein 6112 coilover (1.9") w/ Powder Coated Springs and Spring Perch (TRD Red), JBA Upper Control Arms, Bilstein 5160's w/Billet Aluminium Brackets, +2 Coachbuilder Shackles, Diff Drop Kit, Carrier Bearing Drop Kit, Brakeline Extensions, ABS Extension, Poly Bushings for Leafs, Coachbuilder Shims (2 Each Side), Coachbuilder Bumpstop Extensions, Painted Red Tow-hooks, BF Goodrich KO2's 275/70/r18,BORA wheel spacers 1.25",PNP Engineering Type 4 Rock Sliders, Bullydog GT Tuner, TRD Intake, TRD Dual Exhaust, TRD Rear Sway Bar, TRD Front Sway Bar, TRD Skid Plate with ReadyLift Spacer Kit, TRD Brake Pads, TRD Oil Cap (US), TRD Radiator Cap, TRD Oil Filter, Wheel Locks, Spare Tire Lock, TRD Wheel Caps, Bed Rail System, Husky Liners X-Act (Front and Full Coverage Rear and Front Weather Beater Trans Hump), Blind Spot Mirrors, Interior LED Bulbs, LED Brake Light Bulbs, LED Rear Turns, LED Reverse, LED Plate Lights, LED Cargo Lights, LED Third Brake Lights, WheelSkins Genuine Leather Steering Wheel Cover(EuroPerf), Clazzio Genuine Leather Seat Covers(BLK/DRK GRYwith custom stitching and embroidered headrests), Clazzio Seat Heaters, Entune Startup Screen MOD, Entune Off Screen Mod, Tinted Windows with Windshield Visor.
    I had a dash buzz and mine was the very front of the dash plastic vibrating. There are vent slots near the windshield and they vibrate because the are thin, mine was on cold mornings but eventually snowballed to any cold weather.
     

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