Toyota Tacoma Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota Tacoma

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Toyota Tacoma Problems

Toyota Recall For Lower Ball Joint Issue

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. This recall applies to 2001-2004 models only. Please contact you local Toyota dealer to see if your vehicle is included.

The Amber Front Parking Light Lens May Crack

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.

Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages

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.

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Toyota Tacoma Questions

what causes the smell of gas fumes after parking in the garage (1 answer)

after shutting off the truck i could smell gas lingering in the closed garage

If the alarm goes off does it stop the fuel flow? (1 answer)

I just purchased my 1999 Toyota Tacoma and I cannot get it to start. It acts like it is out of fuel. Everytime I open the drivers door the alarm goes off and I use the key fob to silence the alarm but still cannot get the truck to start. I would really like to disable the alarm for ever but I ...

Fault to 95C (1 answer)

Toyota Tacoma 2016 on reaching the working temperature 95C the vehicle is turned off, DTC P0300, when cooling turns back on without failure when arriving at the temperature regime goes off and thus cyclically, What is your opinion?

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Toyota Tacoma Recalls

Seat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,

Front Driver's Knee Air Bag Fails To Operate Properly

Incorrect bolts were used to secure the driver's front knee air bag module to the body. Dealers will replace the bolts with proper ones free of charge to resolve the concern.

Tire Pressure Information Incorrect As Listed On Vehicle Information Label

The tire inflation pressure may be incorrect on the tire placard label. Dealers will send a revised tire placard to vehicle owners free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Toyota Tacoma Reviews

I purchased my 1995 Toyota Tacoma 2 Will Dr. in the year 2000 and had 146,000 miles on it somebody used to haul their hourly now I've been using it for work every day and travel often and it has 425,000 miles on it and the only thing I've ever had to replace was the brakes in the clutch like they say this is the best four-cylinder motor ever made
i have owned my this truck for 3 years when i bought it it had 68,000miles now has 100,000. it is also lifted 6 inches with 35in tires, also has upgraded bumpers and sound system truck has been great nothing has gone wrong with the motor and i have put it through some rough times only thing i have ever had to replace was breaks, and installed new ranch struts which factory ones just didn't give...
I have now owned 2 new Toyota products along with a newly purchased "Certified" Toyota Prius C. My purchase of the Prius came very, very prematurely. Right as Summer is upon us in the northeast my AC compressor decided to die at under 29,000 miles in my 2010 Tacoma. Of course 3 years has passed on my warranty but I was well under the 36,000 miles. It would have been at least $1900 ...

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