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2005 Toyota Tacoma Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 10 official 2005 Toyota Tacoma recalls. Find out if your 2005 Toyota Tacoma needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 29, 2014

The rear leaf springs may break and puncture the fuel tank, resulting in a fuel leak.

Toyota began to notify owners of affected vehicles in November 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 7, 2013

On vehicles with rear access doors, the seat belts may not perform as expected, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Toyota will notify owners of affected models but they have not released a notification schedule as of this writing. If don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 7, 2012

The airbag spiral cable assembly (clockspring) in the steering column may fail. As a result, the driver's airbag may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in early April 2012. Failure of the clockspring will cause the airbag warning light to illuminate. If the airbag warning light is on, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010

The load carrying capacity modification label may be missing.

This could be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if your vehicle is subject to carrying heavy loads. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 31, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 18, 2009

All vehicles require certain informational labels. One of these required labels indicates the load carrying capacity of the vehicle, tires, and rims. This information is important to be noted so that the vehicle does not get overloaded with weight and become unsafe to drive.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 6, 2006

On 133 vehicles, certain airbag inflators were not assembled correctly and may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash.

Toyota, Scion, and Lexus will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 6, 2006. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 25, 2005

Due to a wire harness issue, the seat position and seat belt buckle sensor may not work as designed. This could affect the adaptive airbag deployment in the event of a crash and result in improper occupant restraint.

Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 3, 2005

Reduced effectiveness may be encountered from the parking brake system. The vehicle could roll if parked on a slope and the transmission is not placed in "park," increasing the risk of a crash.

Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.