Toyota Tundra Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota Tundra ProblemsTicking Noise From Failed Exhaust Manifold
The V8 models can experience exhaust manifold failures. A leaking exhaust manifold will sound like an exhaust leak or an audible ticking noise from the engine compartment and will be especially pronounced when the engine is still cold.
Toyota issued a recall on the lower ball joint due to the possibility of premature wear from improper finishing in production. The ball joints will be replaced under the recall. There are two separate recalls combined here, one applies to 2002-2004 and the second to 2004-2006 Models. Please contact you local Toyota dealer to see if your vehicle is included.
Toyota Tundra QuestionsTruck won't idle after i changed battery (1 answer)
Idle if i keep pressure on pedal
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.
Toyota Tundra RecallsSide Curtain Air Bags Deploy Unexpectedly
The side curtain air bags may deploy unexpectedly, resulting in possible occupant injury. Dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming free of charge to resolve the concern.
The driver's side power window master switch may lack enough proper lubricant to protect the sliding electrical contacts of the switch. This can cause a short circuit of the switch, leading to overheating and melting of the switch. Dealers will inspect the switches and apply lubricant to them if no abnormality is found. If a problem is found, the switch circuit board will be replaced. These inspections and repairs will be performed free of charge to resolve the concern.
The tire placard may list improper cold inflation pressure for certain 20 inch Nitto tires installed on the vehicle. Dealers will install a new tire placard with the proper inflation pressures listed on it free of charge to resolve the concern.