I recently (last week) purchased a 2011 Tundra Double Cab SR5 TRD Off Road 5.7L truck. It has about 166 miles on it right now. A few days ago I noticed that whenever I applied the brakes while driving, I would feel something similar to minor vibration/shaking on the steering wheel at speeds at least 30 mph.
In addition, while driving, whenever my truck drove on top of bumps/cracks on roads I would feel this minor vibration/shaking as well from the steering wheel especially if I held the upper part of the steering wheel while driving.
When I drove off road on grass I could feel the bumpiness with my hands while I held my steering wheel.
What do you guys think is wrong with my Tundra? Could it be a Warp Rotor causing this problem? I do not drive my truck fast with hard acceleration and sudden braking.
I just hope this is not a major problem. It is worrisome for me because I just bought it brand new and this is happening to it.
I'm not sure anything is wrong. You should feel the road changes/bumps/groves its not a limo. If you drive and let go of the wheel it will move with the road and grass.
2011 DC 5.7 TRD SR5 4x4, black interior w/bucket power seats, Pyrite Mica, 3M paint protection, Running boards, backup camera and blue tooth, bug shield, Rugged Liner w/rail kit, window visors, power rear window, Pace Edwards Full Metal Jackrabbit roll top w/utility racks, tailgate step, Yakima kayak racks and weather tech floor mats.
If your truck sat on the lot for any length of time without being driven there could be a buildup on the rotors from the pads sitting in one place and getting some rust build up around that spot. Go back to the dealer a quick turn of the rotors and all will be well
Sounds to me like your truck is ok. Heat is normal, I would say however that if the truck sat for a long period on the dealer lot that you may have flat spots on the tires, MAYBE!
2010 DC 5.7L 4x2
Rev-Tech 3" lift
Fuel Octane 20x9 wheels
Nitto Terra Grappler 305/55/20
5% all windows 35% windshield
Sequoia front door handles
Color matched grille, no more chrome
DDM Tuning 55w 6000k low beams
DDM Tuning 35w 6000k fog lights
Interior (leather seats and suede headliner)
Front and rear strobe light kit
the offroading and hot brakes sound normal but the braking on the highway sounds a bit out of the norm for that new of a vehicle, my 2 year old truck doesnt even do that with bigass rims and fat tires lol, take it into the stealurshit (dealership) and make them take a peak at it.
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