Toyota Tacoma Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota Tacoma ProblemsAmber Running/Parking Lights Melted, Cracked and Burned the Lens Directly in Front of Them!
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.
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.
At higher mileages (125,000+) the mass air flow sensors may cause the vehicle to idle rough, run rich and even stall. It is recommended to replace the mass air flow sensor with a factory unit because the aftermarket units have very mixed results.
Toyota Tacoma QuestionsHow often should the timing belt be replaced? (1 answer)
I am doing research before purchasing a 2010 4 cylinder manual Toyota Tacoma and I want to know the mileage at which the timing belt should be replaced.
Toyota Tacoma RecallsSeat 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,
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.
Vehicles with accessories (running boards, etc.) installed by SET are being recalled due to incorrect installation. Fasteners used to attach these accessories were installed with incorrect torque, and may detach resulting in unsafe driving conditions.