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    zenMachine Just another Onionhead

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    Here's the TSB for the AUX noise isolator issue in case anyone needs it.
    If you own an 06-07 (and possibly 08) model, and uses your Aux port a lot, this is a good fix to get while your car is still under warranty.

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    Boo Boola Boola Member

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    Thanks Zen.

    I hadn't known about this TSB.

    I'll definitely get it done under warranty on my 2007.
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    Bob64 Sapphire of the Blue Sky

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    Do owners with an 2008 even have this issue?
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    zenMachine Just another Onionhead

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    maximus2112 Junior Member

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    I just got my 2008, and yes, I hear the noise very clearly. I have
    an appointment scheduled for Tuesday to get it taken care of with the
    dealer. I mentioned to my sales guy it might be wise to go ahead and fix
    this as the cars come off the truck, we'll see.
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    maximus2112 Junior Member

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    Update for everyone, I just had the AUX port fixed today. Took about
    2 hours at the dealer. There is a new TSB coming out for 2008's but
    the dealer can use the 06-07 TSB to get the parts. Works like a charm!
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    rpg51 Member

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    I notice a soft high pitched pulsing noise when I use my iPod with the aux input AND the power jack. If I don't use the power jack it goes away. Is this the sort of noise you guys are speaking about? If so, I'll bring it in. What a great forum. I would have assumed it was the power supply plug I bought if I hadn't checked here. Seems like this is something Toyota should just fix on these cars from the get go. They have known about it for years!
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    garglo Junior Member

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    I'm having the same problem. Please post if you get it fixed. My serice manager insists my samsung helix is the cause. I even gave him the TSB but of course my 08 built 09/07 is not covered.
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    mrblaise Go Lakers!!

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    Do you know when the new TSB is coming out? My service guy doesn't seem convinced about the issue in the 08. Thanks.

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    PriusSmith New Member

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    I had a hissing noise when using my ipod through the AUX port. My son looked at the settings on the ipod. He noticed I had a limit placed on the volume level and I had the bass turn up high. After resetting these levels the hissing noise has disappeared.
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    kathyb New Member

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    Nothing is attached to the PDF file. Please reattach. Thanks
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    KandyRedCoi S is for Super!

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    i only have the noise if i have my ipod plugged in the aux ports while its also plugged in the 12v power supply to charge it up while playing
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    garglo Junior Member

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    I talked to Toyota USA today.(1-800-331-4331) They claim all models built after 8/07 have the new part. No TSB for the 08s. Please call, get a case number and let them know you hear it in your 08.
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    Wa1hog Old Blind Hippie

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    The easiest way to tell if the noise is from the AUX port or your device is to just shut off the Ipod or Sat radio and crank up the vol while still in AUX mode. I also hear the high picthed noise and engine popping in my 2008. I use an XM radio in my AUX port and when Led Zeppliun comes on and I crank up the volume it is very noticeable.

    I am having this fix when I get my first oil change.
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    Chris_Kewl New Member

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    This rocks, I sent this over to my Toyota dealer, who knows me quite well (sadly) -- long story -- and he will email me when he has the parts in so we can get it fixed.

    Chris
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    tombellanca New Member

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    I had my '08 in for its 5k mile service this weekend, I brought it the 06/07 TSB from earlier in this topic. The service guy checked it out and told me the TSB has been update for the '08 model to : TSB 0067-08.
    Unfortunately he needed to order the parts, so I'll have to take it back in to get it taken care of.
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    blackpri New Member

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    This is also occuring on my new May 2008 vintage Prius. I'm using a Garmin Nuvi GPS as an MP3 player through the Aux port.Only when Nuvi powered by dash or console plug, not when Nuvi on its own battery. I do have its volume turned up near max, have not tried yet to reduce its volume to judge effect on noise as per earlier suggestion in thread. Is the TSB update mentioned earlier to include '08's viewable publicly now to show a dealer in case they dispute it or dont have latest info?
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    Wa1hog Old Blind Hippie

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    Bringing my 08 in for its first oil change next Wed. I also told them about the AUX noise issue. Yes, I do have to crank up the volume but I do that when I hear a good Led Zepplin song. Hopefully they can fix the issue then.
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    mrblaise Go Lakers!!

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    I would also like to see a new TSB that includes the 08's

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    mrblaise Go Lakers!!

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    I just found this TSB and started a new thread in the Modifications section but I'll post the link here as well. Here is the new TSB. Just hold down the control button and cliclk on the link to open the bulletin an Adobe format.

    [IMG] TSB-0067-08.pdf (461.4 K)
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