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post #1 of 30 Old 03-31-2013, 07:27 PM Thread Starter
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Well, I've converted over. I'm a Master Tech for Toyota. Traded in my 2011 tundra 5.7 crew max. Tundra just did not cut it for me. Got me a used 2012 6.7 F350 w/ 27k miles. brought it home and noticed a leaking radiator next morning. now the rear view mirror back up cam has a loose connection where camera is in-op (sometimes). wiggle connection and good to go. is it normal for the camera to stay on when put in drive after backing out of a driveway for a couple seconds or does it just go off after a certain mph.... Hopefully this truck does not experience all the problems i've been reading about... any info about this truck will be greatly appreciated....
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My truck is 2008 with the camera, and it does stay on for maybe a split second when I go foward. Sometimes I don't even notice when it turns off anymore, I've had the truck so long lol
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Ha, I know on toyotas it has the power and ground. but the actual screen is powered by the reverse light signal then there are 4 audio / visual wires and as soon as shifter is taken out of reverse it goes off. i am taking the truck in for the coolant leak tomorrow and would like to know the camera situation before i bring it up
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another member with a 6.7 should see your intro thread pretty soon. They should have a better idea how the camera works.
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i cant help u with the camera deal but leaking coolant plastic end caps on these radiators .mine was also leaking drivers side back corner of the primary radiator pretty common pita

]2011 f250 king ranch cc/sb fx4 black and tan allot of inferior parts fell off so i put better ones on . 5inch exhaust axle dump s7b intake . blistien 5100s all the around . 20x12s on 305,55,20s .leveling kit with bags in the rear .5% tint all the way around
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yes sir, thats where its leaking from driver side side tank.
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My camera stays on till I reach a certain mph. Its actually pretty handy for parking.

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Congrats on the new truck, you are going to love it. Glad to see someone traded their tundra for a real truck. I have some friends w tundras I always give them a hard time, tell them to buy a real truck lol. Yeah my camera stays on for like a sec or to in drive then turns off.


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ya very common issue with plastic radiator caps i pressure washed mine one day filled with straw dust etc now it stopped idk why lol . but i will say this though for tundra there back seats are fricken awesome .

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well the tundra has big issues just like any other brand out there. i've seen more knocking motors, leaking oil, check engine lights for cam gears or evap system. i do miss the back seat folding flat only bc my lab gets the whole back seat to herself. tundra is a good truck when it is not towing a trailer and the turning radius is ridiculous!
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