Toyota Tundra Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota Tundra
- I would like to know why my truck will start 3-4 times in a row then nothing it
- The car was broken into they wanted to steal the radio and the destroyed the oval dash where the controls are
- What causes ignition relay to fail? engine stops when starting as key is released
- will not engage in 4whl drive
- I can not find the secondary air sensor on my truck.
Toyota Tundra Problems
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 Questions
Won't even turn over,but after a couple hours its fine again
I was trying to replace a factory bulb with an LED on the drivers side map light socket. I bent the (fragile) bulb connectors in the socket pretty bad. Is this something I can fix myself, perhaps by using precision tweezers and moving the connectors back into place? Or am I going to have to go...
I had the thermostat and housing replaced. Now that it's getting cold out, when the temperature gauge reads quarter to half way, I get intermittent heat in the cab. Then all of a sudden it gets warm to hot. I shut the truck off, do my errands, and return, cold air with the gauge at half. ...
Toyota Tundra Recalls
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.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern. If a replacement inflator is not available, as an interim measure, the dealer will disable the front passenger air bag and advise the customer not to use the front passenger seat until a replacement inflator is installed.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.
Toyota Tundra Reviews
2009 Toyota Tundra V8 Truck failure to start problem - turn on ignition key to start truck, sometime nothing happens, other time truck will continue to try to start even after your hand is off the ignition key. Truck may start then immediately shut off, other times you may have to try off and on for an hour to get the truck to finally start.....HELP
Bought new Tundra Limited in 2001. 110k miles and no problems. I plan on keeping till one of us dies. I'm only 54 so its going to be close. Love this truck.
I have no complaints whatsoever. My Tundra does everything I ask it to!