The amber front running lights, located in the head light assembly may melt or crack their lens. The correction at this time is to replace the head light assembly.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Problem Reports
Most Reported 2009 Toyota Tacoma Problem Reports
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.