Toyota has released a Technical Service Bulletin (T-SB) for a windshield wind noise issue in 2009-12 Tacomas.According to the T-SB-0062-12, “some 2009-2012 Tacoma vehicles may exhibit a wind whistle type noise coming from upper area of the windshield or the outer perimeter of the windshield. This may be caused by a windshield molding fitment issue and/or windshield urethane sealer application issue.”
The T-SB only applies to those trucks that were built BEFORE the production change effective VINs below.
The T-SB repair is covered under Toyota’s Comprehensive Warranty, 36 months or 3,600 miles and is limited to the condition in this T-SB.
The repair is described below according to the T-SB:
- Verify the condition.
- Use masking tape to cover the windshield molding and drive vehicle to confirm the wind whistle noise is eliminated. If the noise is still heard, this TSB does not apply.
- Remove and reseal windshield following the service manual or sublet to a glass removal company.Note that the windshield molding will be damaged and will need to be replaced completely.
- Test drive the vehicle to verify the noise is gone.
As with any T-SB repair, it is advised that you visit your local Toyota dealership if any problems arise.