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2002 Toyota Tacoma Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2002 Toyota Tacoma

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2002 Toyota Tacoma is between $358 and $438 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2002 Toyota Tacoma
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$398
Annual Repair Cost
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The Toyota Tacoma 2.7L I4 engine has a known issue with the valves that if left unchecked, will cause burned valves and engine performance issues.  The engine ‘breathes’ through v...
Loud rattling or loud slapping may be heard from the engine on the 1995-2004 Toyota Tacoma with the 2.7L I4 engine.  These noises has two known causes: a failed balance shaft bearing, and a f...
A code P0770 or P0773 may occur at higher mileages which indicates that the 3-way lock-up solenoid could be defective and may need replacement.
rough running engine blue smoke overheat shut off oil and water under carriage
I have disconnected the neg and pos cables and tied them together for 30 minutes . Didn't solve t...
It just started making the noise and it's only when I start up my vehicle and I go through the ge...
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2001 through 2004 Tacoma light trucks manufactured from Au...
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, DUE TO A MANUFACTURING ISSUE IN THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BAL...
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, DURING SIDE IMPACT NCAP TEST (I.E. LINCAP TEST), A FLANGE AT THE REAR E...
Overall (5 Reviews)
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September 08, 2012
2002 Toyota Tacoma
I have a 02 Toyota Tacoma and I love it. This is my 3rd Tacoma, first was 97 I totaled it. Second was 03 and I traded it for 02 cause I wasn't to crazy about the color. Not had to many problems out...
July 11, 2011
2002 Toyota Tacoma
Its an OK truck. This is my 2nd Tacoma (1st was a '98, Toyota bought back due to severe frame rot). Had the frame replaced on this 1, took over 3 months to complete (in the middle of winter of cour...
May 13, 2010
2002 Toyota Tacoma
My check engine light just came on as I'm about to sell my truck for top dollar being that it is in great shape. Does this usually indicate a expensive repair or a easy fix.