This version of the Tacoma shed some of its workaday roots with powertrain, steering system, and interior trim improvements. Fuel economy is quite competitive among pickup trucks, and handling is secure. However, the ride is not altogether comfortable and the driving position is not ideal. Payload capacity is relatively small.
Alerts
There are 11 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 420,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2019 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2008 Toyota Tacoma owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Shocks or struts

"Uneven tire wear"

Anonymous, NJ (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Mechanic notified me of wear on the right strut, replaced both prior to any serious problem, hazard"

Ron R., AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)
Springs or torsion bars

"Rear springs broke and cost $1400 to repair. Four months later I received a recall notice regarding rear springs and it took a year to get my money"

Thomas B., MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear leaf spring replaced due to YET ANOTHER recall on this truck. Were not properly bolted on, rear end almost separated from the truck. Imagine the consequences"

Anonymous, NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Both front torsion bar support links failed due to corrosion"

Victor W., IL (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Safety recall for broken/defective rear leaf springs"

David H., ME (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Factory recall--warranty replacement of rear springs"

James B., OR (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"rear leaf springs subject to recall replacement"

Anonymous, PA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Springs repaired via manufacturer's recall"

Anonymous, OK (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"both leaf springs corroded and broken...........rusted out fender braces leave fenders flopplng in the breeze...could take up to two months to get springs...been two weeks at this writing"

Anonymous, NH (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear leaf springs replaced (recall) also frame had anticorrosion protection added (recall)"

Anonymous, CT (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Both rear springs were replaced as a result of a recall of the truck by Toyota. I paid nothing for this service"

Larry P., NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Toyota recall of rear leaf springs. Replaced by the dealer at no charge"

Anonymous, NV (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"rear leaf spring broke. was replaced on a recall"

Anonymous, ON (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"Recall service to replace rear springs"

Anonymous, WA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"My Tacoma frame has severe rust on the frame and springs and all The Toyota dealer did was paint over the rust. One area of the frame rusted right through. I do not recommend this truck to be bought. Poor quality in my opinion. Unsafe in my opinion"

Daniel P., CT (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"This was resolve with a recall at no cost to us, luckily"

Anonymous, NH (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Recall issue. Repaired by dealership"

Anonymous, MS (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"Recall on rear leif springs"

Robert R., CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Broken leaf springs"

Anonymous, VT (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"Second leaf spring failed. Known problem and there is now a safety recall"

Anonymous, PA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"safety Recall notice"

Anonymous, NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"Springs broke, had to replace... just learned of pending Toyota recall to replace/reimburse, but no details on timing"

Jeffrey W., MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"completely cracked and split, also replaced under recall"

Suzanne P., ME (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"One moth ago the frame was replaced because it rusted out. Now the intermediate steering shaft needs to be replaced"

Anonymous, MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"joint in the steering linkage seized up. required replacement"

Anonymous, ON (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"I had to replace the rack and pinion steering for a second time"

Anonymous, NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"U-joint on steering column corroded / almost frozen up. Very difficult to turn steering wheel"

Doug D., NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Steering Knuckle started to freeze up and cause a sensation like the power steering was going out. Cleaned and lubed the joint and 5 months later had to replace it"

Anonymous, WV (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Stiff universal joint on the intermediate shaft"

Anonymous, NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"had to replace entire rack"

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"I had to replace the steering linkage because the handling was soo bad"

Anonymous, OH (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Truck becomes very difficult to steer in either direction, steering wheel will not "return to center", problem is the Intermediate Steering Shaft, the lower U-Joint in this shaft failed"

Al S., PA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Steering wheel vibration

"PROBLEM SOLVED WITH BEARING REPLACEMENT"

Anonymous, HI (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)
Wheel bearings

"Rusted and seized"

David H., ME (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Bad front wheel bearing on both my Toyota we own. Machine shop said they get a ton of bad toyota bearings"

Anonymous, NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"left front wheel bearing replaced @ 77000 miles"

Anonymous, MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"worn bearings in left front wheel"

Anonymous, AL (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"wheel bearings left side took out everything"

Anonymous, NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Needed replacement just after warrantee expired"

Anonymous, MD (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)
Power steering pumps and hoses

"Hose broke, power steering suddenly went out during a sharp turn"

Anonymous, NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"The car made loud grinding & squeaking noises when steering wheel turned all the way both sides. Dealer said there were metal shavings in the steering pump, so that it needed to be replaced. He charged me $1,100 to do this!!!"

Jillian F., DC (2008 Toyota Tacoma)
Wheel balance

"After Toyota dealer balanced and installed winter tires the front end shimmied and vibrated the steering wheel at 80-90 km/h. Dealer rep says "drive through it" they are unable to correct"

Anonymous, ON (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Driveshaft or axle

"Front wheel bearing"

Robert N., NH (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"Failed universal joint...replaced all three as a preventative measure"

Anonymous, VA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Leaking seal which contaminated rear brake. Seal and new brakes were covered by extended warranty, which I purchased during vehicle purchase"

Michael S., PA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"loud whining noise"

A M., TN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base Unsure)

"Driveline issue makes the truck feel like its rear-ended after decelerating to a complete stop. It's a noticeable bump"

Todd G., CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"needed u=joints and carrier bearings replaced. Mechanic had trouble balancing driveline"

Mark D., IN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"shuddered on acceleration, especially on hills. This was replaced under warranty"

Suzanne P., ME (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"rear axle seal leaks. Toyota dealer estimated 700 to repair plus another 300 to replace the brakes because oil has leaked on them. If you google you will see this is a continuing problem with tacomas"

Steve M., VA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
Stability control (ESC)

"HAD TO REPLACE THREE WHEEL BEARING AND HAD THE BRAKES REPLACED AT THE SAME TIME"

Anonymous, HI (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)
Differential

"A bolt or some other object was ejected from the differential leaving a hole in the casing and a leak of fluid. The differential could have locked up causing an accident"

Anonymous, MO (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"First the windshield needed to be replaced because of wind noise. Then the front wheel Bering s went bad at 65000 miles and now the rear differential started to hum and I was told it would need to be replaced. This truck has never been off road ing"

Anonymous, NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"Very noisy at speeds between 50 - 70"

Anonymous, IL (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Replaced once along with the drive shaft. The new drive shaft came from the factory with a crack in the shaft....had to re-order another.....unfortunately, the truck still shakes"

Anonymous, IL (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"The front wheel beings going bad at 65000 miles"

Anonymous, NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"From the beginning until now, there is a vibration in the driveline that Toyota has been unable to find and solve. It still shakes, especially when pulling a trailer"

Anonymous, IL (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"Worn CV joints"

Larry R., FL (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
Transfer case

"actuator went out"

Anonymous, KY (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
CV joint

"Had to replace"

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Vibration came from worn out C V joints replaced all 3"

Larry R., FL (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"Compressor leaked coolant"

Anonymous, OH (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"The A/C light was blinking indicating that the the compressor was not spinning at the proper speed and therefore had been shutoff. Could have been the A/C clutch but I had them replace the clutch and compressor"

Anonymous, PA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"After about $400 spent troubleshooting and servicing the system, the Toyota Dealer determined that a compressor was required. This would have cost an additional $2300 since the truck is out of warranty. Toyota covered the cost of the compressor repla"

Jim L., WA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"This problem may be in engineering. On hot days I run the AC on cold, recirc, and the fan on high. It barely keeps the cab cool with only two people in the truck. The dealer says his thermometer is showing that it is working correctly. What a piece o"

Mark P., CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Suddenly squealed and smelled 1st day needed this season only after 60'000 miles"

Anonymous, VT (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Stopped working"

Anonymous, ME (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"Air conditioning does not work. I have not fixed it because it will cost over $1000. Air conditioning is not critical in Western NY"

Anonymous, NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"A/C relay switch failed"

Anonymous, CT (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
Blower (fan) motor

"It failed pretty quickly and made a horrible rattling noise when turned on. But, the car had approx. 130,000 miles on it, so it just wore out. Extremely reliable vehicle altogether"

Stephanie S., TN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"mouse nest.....dealer replaced cabin filter and installed mouse guard and removed nest"

Anonymous, MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"The bearings started going out in the blower unit"

Martin T., CO (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"there is a loose connection in the heater ac blower"

Anonymous, MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"makes o much noise, think it's going out"

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"blower fan had to be replaced, then a while letter there was an electrical short in the AC system so I had to have the panel replaced. not the light in the AC panel is blinking on and off"

Anonymous, TX (2008 Toyota Tacoma)

"Approximately 3 years old, the blower stopped working. I had it repaired at the dealers' shop, at what I would consider a high cost. Again in 2014 same problem. I ordered a OEM blower off of ebay at a reasonable price, and installed it myself"

Michael G., GA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Condenser

"It was a small hole, that caused the failure, could have been a rock hit according to the technician"

Stephanie S., TN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"See previous comments. May be undersized"

Mark P., CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"it is costing me $1700.00 To have this fixed due to the access to it behind the dashboard"

Anonymous, FL (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"damage from hitting something in road may have been the reason for the leak"

Robert P., LA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Seals and/or weather-stripping

"The access doors have been a problem with wind noise due to the poor rubber seals. Toyota for around $600.00 claim they can correct this problem!"

G L., CO (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"The dealer had no idea what or how to fix the problem"

J G., OR (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaks or rattles

"it sounds like something is loose near the glovebox. it depends on what RPM the truck is running at. This happens what the engine is cold and warming up. BUT, does not do this all the time"

Ed N., CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"exhaust system heat shield rattles at specific RPMs"

Anonymous, NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Clutch bearing sometimes chirps/squeals"

Robert L., NV (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

""thumping" sound in dashboard; dealer has attempted to stop this several times; no lasting cure"

Jack C., VA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Where the windshield meets the dashboard there is a rattle that only can stopped by inserting (wedging) a thin eraser by the passenger side in the corner where the windshield meets the dash board"

J G., OR (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"rattle inside dashboard when going over bumpy surface"

Jack C., VA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Mechanic determined it was weather related...due to freezing temperatures"

Anonymous, NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Leaf springs squeak constantly"

Todd G., CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Door has an annoying rattle inside it that only rattles on bumpy roads - no problem with window or door operation - just rattles at times"

Anonymous, PA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"truck is noisy and sounds like sometyhing is loose and tinny"

Anonymous, NS (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)
Wind noise

"At any speed over 15-20mph, the wind noise is so bad that hearing the radio is challenging and frequently understanding what is said difficult. Worst I have experienced in any car, van, or truck I have driven"

Anonymous, IL (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Access doors has noise problems on windy days"

G L., CO (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"excessive door & window noise"

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
Air or water leaks

"Had recall on potential frame corosion - No charge for recall work. Then dealer tells me I have a water pump leak going to cost $ 900.00 to fix. Non dealer trusted machanic can't find the leak. ( ? )"

Anonymous, DE (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"front passengers side. There was a leak that went on for two years before I realized that was the cause of the smell. Toyota did fix it, said it was a defect but no recall since not many people had the problem"

Anonymous, TX (2008 Toyota Tacoma)

"Replaced a water pump"

J K., OR (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base Unsure)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"on roof there was 2 black plastic strips. The strips loosed and missing. Also, passanger side sunvisor's controller broke by itself"

Anonymous, VA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"Sun visor keeps slipping. Very difficult to see when the visor slips"

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Shift boot failed; door panel loose"

Howard J., MN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Paint fading on the top of the roof"

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Roof has peeled badly. The area over the wheels is more orange than the red it should be"

Norma D., NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"oxidation"

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Think it may have had body damage in an accident and the body filler used was not properly primed"

Anonymous, IN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Easily scratched"

Betty A., NH (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)
Rust

"Vehicle was recalled because of frame rust through. Entire frame was replaced. Same problem I had with my '96 Tacoma!"

Thomas B., CT (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Rust on frame - Toyota is aware of this condition - received a letter from Toyota to take vehicle to their local dealer for inspection and repair"

Anonymous, PA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Undercarriage"

Anonymous, VT (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"The truck was recalled because of frame rust. They scraped and treated the rust spots"

Anonymous, NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"The frame of truck was never rust proofed"

Anonymous, OH (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"The rust is on the rear bumper"

Anonymous, AB (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Bumper"

Betty A., NH (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

"Caplipers were replaced a couple of year ago. I recently had to have them dismantled and replaced clips"

Anonymous, NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"After 183,000 miles, one of the Front calipers was found to be froze up and the other was slow to retract. Had both calipers replaced"

Anonymous, WV (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Calipers warp and results in vibrations when brakes applied"

Anonymous, BC (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)
Parking brake

"Parking brake kept freezing and would not release"

Anonymous, ME (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"Had to replace cable"

Charles P., NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Road salt and chemicals on Wisconsin roads caused corrosion on handbrake system, resulting in parking breaks locking up"

Jerry B., WI (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"regularly seized up"

Anonymous, NS (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"factory Toyota brake pads and rotors work out in less than 20,000 miles. I am the only person who drives the car. originals lasted almost 40,000 miles"

Beverly C., NJ (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Have had to have the brakes replaced/adjusted under warranty at first but now out of own pocket. Had a previous Tacoma with brake issues"

Anonymous, BC (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Since I use the transmission to brake and have driven the corolla over 100,000 k before brake work, I was surprised that the Tacoma needed work at 60,000 + . I drive both vehicles in the same way. Maybe the materials are poor quality"

Anonymous, ON (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"rotors were replaced and need to be replace again because they were under warranty"

Anonymous, CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"replace pads"

Anonymous, NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

"Lights on dash kept coming on"

Sharon P., MN (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)
Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"The heat from the daytime running light causes melting of the plastic lens housing, necessitating a change to led bulb to mitigate heat issues"

Benjamin F., NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"the brake pedal was pressed and the turn signal light would go on and no exterior brake light would go on. there was a short in the switch"

David R., CT (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Light covers became "fogged up " /discolored. All of the front light assys. were changed by Toyota, via a recall notice, at no charge to me"

Anonymous, TN (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"Warning lights on even if there is no problem with tire pressure"

Anonymous, CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
Clock

"clock temperature display board required heating a soldered joint to stop intermittent connection"

Anonymous, NC (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Fogging and moisture are accumulating on the inside of the headlamps"

Anonymous, WA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"The headlights started to need replacement too often last two years"

Anonymous, CA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Check engine light for emissions comes on and off"

Anonymous, CT (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Check engine light came on Dealer reprogramed sensor to cure"

Anonymous, WA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"Check engine light kept coming on. Fault code indicated a problem with the idle control. Sometimes the engine would not slow down when my foot was lifted from the accelerator. Does this sound like a familiar problem for Toyota? Replacing the positive"

Jim L., WA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Extended start related to fuel injection/sensors couldn't narrow down"

Anonymous, LA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

Water pump

"apparently, the gasket sealer between engine block and water pump failed and began to seep resulting in need to replace the entire water pump"

Anonymous, OR (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"Leaking water pump diagnosed by dealer but repaired by third party auto-repair shop (substantial savings)"

Anonymous, NV (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Dealer told us that the water pump was leaking. Took it to a mechanic for a second opinion and was told that it had a small amount of staining near the vent hole and probably was OK. Replaced the water pump anyway for reliability sake"

James B., OR (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Leaking -- had to replace the water pump"

Anonymous, NV (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

"The seat belt is very slow to retract itself"

Anonymous, AB (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Locks and latches

"the doors on the passenger side front & back have to be locked by hand"

Anonymous, MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

"Locks worked sporadically due to carbon build up on the motor that operated them"

Chris B., GA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
Windows

"The passenger seat manually powered roll-up window (or maybe it's the trim) leaks air when car travels at any high speed, makes annoying air rushing noise. Driver side roll up window does not do this"

Jillian F., DC (2008 Toyota Tacoma)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Radio

"Volume control know does not work properly"

Anonymous, TX (2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner 4.0-L V6)

"Entire left channel cuts out intermittently on both the radio and CD player"

Anonymous, FL (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
CD player

"Entire left channel cuts out intermittently"

Anonymous, FL (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)
Steering wheel controls

"Steering shaft wiring harness recall"

Anonymous, MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Accessory belts or pulleys

"the serpentine belt was replaced after a crankshaft oil seal repair. but pulleys and bearings were not replaced even though all things lined up it was thought that due to excessive wear after 235000 miles the pulleys and bearings having play in the caused the serpentine belt to come off again. the crankshaft oil seal started leaking again. private mechanic was not sure what came first so he worked with us to get it back on the road. have dealt with same repair shop/mechanics since 1981"

Anonymous, MD (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

"Had to replace the serpentine belt tensioner"

James B., OR (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Oil leaks

"crankshaft oil seal was leaking. oil got on the serpentine belt and harmonic balancer. had oil leak repaired new serpentine belt, harmonic balancer, alternator installed. after 1500 miles serpentine belt came off on highway. after 76 mile tow had oil seal redone new belt all new pulleys and bearings power steering hose. have been back on highway for about 3000 miles so far so good. This is all taken place after a Toyota frame and leaf spring recall was done"

Anonymous, MD (2008 Toyota Tacoma Unsure 4.0-L V6)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Exhaust leaks

"With 90,000 miles on the truck I do not think the muffler should be rusted out"

Anonymous, MA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)
Loose/rattling heat shield

"Catalyst heat shields fell off in the road. Corroded hardware was the problem"

Doug D., NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)
Pipes

"Y-pipe completely rusted out at flange"

Doug D., NY (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 4.0-L V6)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Alternator

"Indicator light came on. Manual said to take the truck to the dealer. On the way there the alternator failed and the truck stalled out. Had to call for a tow truck to take me to the dealer"

Thomas B., CT (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Starter

"truck would not start but only "part time" Hard to find problem, into dealer 3 times"

Anonymous, WA (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4.0-L V6)

"starter was replaced in 2012 with remanufactured unit. After 23,000 miles starter was bad and had to be replaced"

Anonymous, GA (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Clutch replacement

"First gear ratio too high-excessive slippage needed to start vehicle"

Howard J., MN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"Clutch neede to be replaced"

Anonymous, AZ (2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

"clutch failed and would not engage. had to have master and slave cylinders replaced"

Anonymous, NJ (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Clutch adjustment

"Abrupt engagement problem"

Howard J., MN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)
Hydraulics (clutch master or slave cylinder)

"Clutch returns slowly when temperature is below freezing. Replaced slave cylinder 3 times and Master cylinder 2 times in 41,000 miles. Seems to be a chronic problem with manual transmission Tacoma trucks"

Anonymous, IN (2008 Toyota Tacoma Base 2.7-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

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Recalls
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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Jun 02 2016
If damaged, the copper strand heating element may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Summary:
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2005-2011 4Runner, Highlander, Sequoia, and Sienna, 2005-2010 Avalon and Tundra, 2006-2008 Camry Solara, 2006-2010 Highlander hybrid, 2006-2011 Rav4 and Tacoma, 2007-2010 FJ Cruiser, 2007-2011 Camry hybrid, 2009-2010 Venza, 2010-2012 Prius, 1988-1990 and 2005-2010 Camry, and 1989 and 2009-2010 Corolla vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters with a copper strand heating element. The electrical wiring in the seat heaters may be damaged when the seat cushion is compressed.
What should you do:
SET will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the seat heaters, free of charge, and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory. The recall began on July 14, 2016. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET number for this recall is SET16B.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 16V396000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7749
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Nov 19 2014
Damage to the seat heater wiring could cause the wires to short, increasing the risk of the seat burning and causing personal injury to the occupant.
Summary:
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Prius and Corolla, 2009-2011 Venza, 2006-2010 Avalon, 2007-2010 FJ Cruiser, 2005-2011 Sienna and Sequoia, 2006-2011 Tacoma 4x2 and 4x4, Camry, Highlander, Tundra 4x2 and 4x4, and 2007-2011 Rav4 and 4Runner. The affected vehicles may experience compression of the seat cushion which may damage the seat heater wiring.
What should you do:
SET will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the heaters with copper strand heating elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory, free of charge. The recall is expected to began in January 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V743000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3233
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:LEAF
Sep 29 2014
If the fuel tank leaks fuel from being punctured, there is an increased risk of a fire.
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma Pre-Runner and 4x4 vehicles manufactured September 14, 2009, to October 11, 2010. In the affected vehicles, one of the leaf springs may fracture due to stress or corrosion. While being driven, the broken leaf could move out of position and contact surrounding components including the fuel tank, possibly puncturing the tank and causing a fuel leak.
What should you do:
Toyota will notify owners and dealers will install new rear leaf spring assemblies. The recall began on January 29, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V604000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 710711
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Aug 04 2014
If the spare tire is inflated to the incorrect pressure provided on the placard, tire failure may occur while it is being driven on, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2008-2014 FJ Cruiser and Tacoma vehicles equipped with accessory wheels and tires installed by Toyota or dealers prior to the vehicle's first sale. The affected vehicles may list incorrect spare tire size and/or cold tire inflation information on the tire placard. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."
What should you do:
For the involved vehicles, overlay stickers to correct the tire placard will either be mailed to owners or provided to dealers for placement over the incorrect information on the placard. The recall is expected to begin in September 2014. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V475000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 20000
SEAT BELTS
Aug 07 2013
If the seat belt pre-tensioner detaches from the seat belt assembly, the seat belt pre-tensioner will not perform as designed, increasing the risk of injury in a severe crash.
Summary:
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Tacoma Access Cab vehicles manufactured September 14, 2004, through March 29, 2010; and model year 2011 Tacoma Access Cab vehicles manufactured July 1, 2010, through September 7, 2011. If the access doors are repeatedly and forcefully closed, the screws that attach the seat belt pre-tensioner to the seat belt retractor can loosen over time. If the screws loosen completely, the seat belt pre-tensioner and the retractor spring cover could detach from the seat belt retractor.
What should you do:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt assemblies. Based on the inspection, the seat belt assembly will be replaced or new pre-tensioner screws will be installed with thread-locking sealant and a retractor spring cover with stopper ribs to prevent loosening of the screws. These services will be provided at no cost to the owner. The recall began during February 2014. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V337000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 342451
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Mar 07 2012
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER¿S SIDE AIR BAG MAY NOT DEPLOY, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2009 TACOMA VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 14, 2004, THROUGH AUGUST 29, 2008. OVER TIME, STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION MAY DAMAGE THE SPIRAL CABLE ASSEMBLY (CLOCKSPRING) THAT POWERS THE DRIVER¿S AIR BAG MODULE. IF DAMAGE OCCURS, THE AIR BAG WARNING LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE AND THE AIR BAG MAY BECOME DEACTIVATED.
What should you do:
TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SPIRAL CABLE ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. AN INTERIM LETTER IS EXPECTED TO BE MAILED TO OWNERS DURING APRIL 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
For more information:
TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SPIRAL CABLE ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE.THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY APRIL 2012.OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V092000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 495470
TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
Mar 04 2011
FAILURE TO WARN OF TIRE DEFLATIONS IS A NON-COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 138 AND COULD LEAD TO TIRE FAILURE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 THROUGH 2011 FJ CRUISER, LAND CRUISER, TACOMA, SEQUOIA AND TUNDRA VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 138, "TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)." WHEN FACTORY-INSTALLED WHEELS AND TIRES WERE REPLACED WITH TOYOTA AUTHORIZED ACCESSORY WHEELS AND LT TIRES PRIOR TO FIRST SALE, THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEMS WERE NOT RE-CALIBRATED CORRECTLY AND THEREFORE DO NOT START ILLUMINATING THE LOW TIRE PRESSURE WARNING TELLTALE AT THE REQUIRED MINIMUM ACTIVATION PRESSURE.
What should you do:
FOR THE LAND CRUISER, SEQUOIA, TACOMA AND TUNDRA VEHICLES, THE DEALER WILL RE-CALIBRATE THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM ON AFFECTED VEHICLES AND INSTALL AN UPDATED TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION LABEL AT NO CHARGE. FOR THE FJ CRUISER VEHICLES, THE TPMS CANNOT BE RESET SO THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) FOR THE TPMS WILL BE REPLACED. TOYOTA IS CURRENTLY DEVELOPING THE REMEDY ECU. IF AN OWNER IS NOT CERTAIN WHETHER HIS OR HER VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH THESE ACCESSORIES, PLEASE CONTACT ANY TOYOTA DEALER FOR AN INSPECTION AT NO CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
For more information:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V148000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 22000
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Feb 03 2010
A DRIVER MAY OVERLOAD A VEHICLE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.
For more information:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V036000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 153418
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Feb 03 2010
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.
Summary:
GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. DEALERS WILL ALSO CORRECT THE OWNER'S MANUAL. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATES TOYOTA AT 713-580-3300.
For more information:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V035000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 271417
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Oct 05 2009
A STUCK OPEN ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY RESULT IN VERY HIGH VEHICLE SPEEDS AND MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO STOP THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH, SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2010 PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL CAN GET STUCK IN THE WIDE OPEN POSITION DUE TO ITS BEING TRAPPED BY AN UNSECURED OR INCOMPATIBLE DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT.
What should you do:
TOYOTA FILED AN AMENDED DEFECT REPORT ON NOVEMBER 25, 2009, STATING THAT DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, ALTER THE SHAPE OF THE FLOOR SURFACE UNDER THE PEDAL. THESE CHANGES ADDRESS THE RISK OF PEDAL ENTRAPMENT DUE TO INTERFERENCE WITH THE FLOOR MAT. REDESIGNED ACCELERATOR PEDALS WILL BECOME AVAILABLE BEGINNING IN APRIL 2010 AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE ANY MODIFIED PEDAL WITH THE NEW PEDAL IF DESIRED. ALSO, DEALERS WILL REPLACE ANY GENUINE TOYOTA OR LEXUS ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS WITH REDESIGNED ALL-WEATHER MATS, OR REPURCHASE THE PREVIOUS MATS FROM OWNERS WHO DO NOT WANT THE NEW ONES. ADDITIONALLY, SOFTWARE MODIFICATIONS WILL BE INSTALLED ON CAMRY, AVALON AND LEXUS ES 350, IS 350 AND IS 250 MODELS THAT WILL ENSURE THAT THE BRAKE OVERRIDES THE ACCELERATOR IN THE EVENT BOTH BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDALS ARE APPLIED. TOYOTA WILL BEGIN MAILING LETTERS TO OWNERS ON DECEMBER 31, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331, LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.
For more information:
TOYOTA RECALL NO. 90L/90LG.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V388000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4445056
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Jun 15 2009
INCORRECT LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS COULD RESULT IN THE VEHICLE BEING OVERLOADED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING 27,080 MODEL YEAR 2005 THROUGH 2010 PASSENGER CARS BUILT FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 TO MAY 4, 2009. THESE VEHICLES WERE NOT EQUIPPED WITH LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."
What should you do:
TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE THEM WITH A NEW, ACCURATE LABEL TO BE INSTALLED OVER THE INACCURATE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 18, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-888-270-9371.
For more information:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V223000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 27080
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