2008 Toyota Tundra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Toyota Tundra

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2008 Toyota Tundra Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Oxygen Sensor

One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

AIR injection Pump failure

The AIR Pump (or otherwise know as the smog pump in the old days) that preheats the cadilidic converters by running for 1 minute after engine start will fail. It produces a P1445 or P14442 error. I have two of these vehicles and both have failed at around 100K miles. The cause is the foam inside the pump deteriorates and gets in the hi speed fan. That burns out the DC motor that runs it. The cost of this pump is $1200 plus $800 labor because i...

air condition cab light flashing

air condition cab light flashing

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2008 Toyota Tundra Questions

After shut off, won't start as if low on gas. Let sit few minutes & will start. (1 answer)

Will start & then shut down. Seems to happens when tank is lower than 1/2 full. Let set few minutes & will start up. If top off tank, it runs great. Has happened a couple of times in the last 2 months.

I have a 5.7 Toyota Tundra . When should I drain and flush transmission. Thanks (1 answer)

Has 72,000

Does the 5.7L govern or top out at 110 mph? (2 answers)

At 110 mph the engine fluters as tho governed?

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2008 Toyota Tundra Recalls

Seat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,

Seat Heater

Southeast Toyota is recalling certain vehicles because the seat heater element may become damaged as a result of compression of the seat cushion. The damaged element could short causing burning of the seat cushion, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will disconnect seat heaters with copper strand elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory to correct this concern.

Incorrect Vehicle Weight Rating Label

Vehicles have a tire size/weight rating label to inform owners of the carrying capacity of their vehicle. These models are being recalled because the incorrect vehicle weight rating is shown on the information label. This could result in vehicle and tire overloading, increasing the risk of tire failure. Owners will be provided an updated vehicle weight label to correct this concern.

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2008 Toyota Tundra Reviews

bought my 08 tundra new in the summer of 08. has been a great truck so far. I have 105,000 on it now and it is going in for new brakes and a new thermostat on monday. around 90,000 I had to replace the water pump and the serpentine belt. did both myself for less than 300.00 the only other things i have done is tires and oil changes. The only other problem i have had is that the heater n...
really nice truck,no complains!!!

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