Toyota Tundra Repair and Maintenance

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

Toyota Tundra Problems

Ticking 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.

Oxygen Sensor May Fail

One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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. 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.

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Toyota Tundra Questions

Truck won't idle after i changed battery (1 answer)

Idle if i keep pressure on pedal

After shut off, won't start as if low on gas. Let sit few minutes & will start. (1 answer)

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.

What would make the throttle not work sometimes ? (1 answer)

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Toyota Tundra Recalls

Side 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.

Driver's Door Power Window Switch Overheats And Melts

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.

Tire Inflation Pressure Listed Incorrectly On Tire Placard

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.

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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!

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