2012 Toyota Tacoma Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2012 Toyota Tacoma

2012 Toyota Tacoma Problems

noise in drivetrain

I got rid of my 2009 Taco because of noise during nonacceleration around 70 mph. I'll be darned if the 2011 doesn't do it also! Come to find out that it is a known problem that they didn't tell me about until I had traded vehicles. It is a serious rattle during times of slack accelerator pedal at higher speeds.

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2012 Toyota Tacoma Questions

The horn is not working? What can i do to fix it? (1 answer)

When i press my steering wheel for the horn. It doesn't work. What could it be?

Why would check engine come on 2x's at 54000/mile. Cost 450 1st time. (1 answer)

Jan 2nd light came on repair cost $450 for bad fuel sensor. 1,1/2 months later check engine light on again after 400mile trip. Can't afford to be fixing another ch. Engine light in this time

2012 Tacoma acess cab 4x4w 4 cyl auto trans P2195 code bank 1 sensor 1 ox sensor (1 answer)

replaced with a generic denso from advantage auto. now I have a code saying the o2 sensor heater is not functioning correctly. checkd their website, they don't list a generic for sensor 1, only for sensor2. Tried a drive cycle, no change. ordered a direct fit denso ox sensor from rock auto. H...

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2012 Toyota Tacoma Recalls

Spare Tire Information Misstated On Tire Plackard

The spare tire size and air pressure may be misstated on the tire placard sticker located on the vehicle. This can lead to improper air being inflated in the spare tire, which could result in tire failure. Owners can install replacement stickers as mailed to them, or seek the assistance of a dealer free of charge to resolve the concern.

Vehicle Directional Control Systems May Not Function as Expected

The brake system contains an actuator that adjusts the fluid pressure to the brake at each wheel. An electrical component inside the actuator may experience an increased electrical resistance resulting in the illumination of various warning lights, including those for the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, Antilock Brake System (ABS), and Traction Control system. As a result, these systems may not function as expected, reducing directional control assistance and increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will update the software for the Skid Control module to correct this concern.

Loss of Control Due to Loose Spare Wheel

Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain vehicles equipped with 18" Maverick Alloy Wheels. The spare wheel requires a different style of lug nut to attach it to the vehicle. These lug nuts were not supplied when the vehicle was first sold. Use of the incorrect lug nuts when mounting the spare wheel can cause it to loosen over time, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will perform the following remedy for this concern: Install a Warning Label on the spare tire/wheel, supply a bag containing proper spare wheel lug nuts, place an Owner's Manual Addendum in the vehicle's glove box.

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