Home Auto Repair 2007 – 2008 Toyota Tundra Rear Driveshaft/ Propeller Shaft Clunk/ Thunk Noise

2007 – 2008 Toyota Tundra Rear Driveshaft/ Propeller Shaft Clunk/ Thunk Noise

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Download Some owners of 4WD equipped 2007 – 2008 model year Tundra vehicles may experience a clunk/thunk noise from the rear of the vehicle or a “bump-from-behind” sensation just before or when accelerating from a stop. Improvements have been implemented on the rear propeller shaft (driveshaft) to reduce this condition. Utilize the following repair procedure to address customer complaint vehicles. Repair Procedure 1. Con?rm that the condition is the rear driveshaft clunk/thunk noise. A. Test drive the vehicle and con?rm the customer’s complaint. B. Place the transfer case in 4WD High with the center differential locked. Remove the rear driveshaft and test drive the vehicle. Refer to the Technical Information System (TIS), 2007 or 2008 model year Tundra Repair Manual, Drivetrain – Driveshaft/Propeller Shaft – “Propeller Shaft: Propeller Shaft Assembly (for 4WD): Removal”