2002 Toyota Tundra Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 4 official 2002 Toyota Tundra recalls. Find out if your 2002 Toyota Tundra needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 11, 2013

The passenger front airbag inflator could rupture when deployed, allowing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants and increasing the risk of personal injury.

Toyota will notify owners of affected Toyota and Lexus vehicles and General Motors will notify owners of affected Pontiac Vibe vehicles. As of this writing the manufactures have not released their owner notification schedules for this recall.

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RepairPal Expert Overview on May 1, 2002

The spare tire that the vehicle is equipped with may not be marked as a "temporary use" spare tire. This could mislead a driver using the spare tire in thinking it is not for temporary use. Temporary use spare tires will exhibit different driving characteristics than a full size tire.

Toyota notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2002. 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.