Introduced in 2007, this generation of the Tundra was bulked up to take on Detroit's full-sized workhorses. Growing dramatically in size, but losing much of the refinement of the previous model, the Tundra, once considered the Camry of pickups -- fully-modern and easy to live with -- became one of the least refined and most dated. Shortcomings abound.
Alerts
There are 14 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 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 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 2010 Toyota Tundra owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

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

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

“I had an EVAP valve go bad”

Anonymous, TN (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“Smog pump failed. Was covered by warranty”

Anonymous, GA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“The air pump quit”

Anonymous, FL (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 4.6-L V8)

“engine running rough 2 warning lights came on”

Dennis D., FL (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“Both air injection pumps went out, Toyota replaced them free of charge under some sort of secret recall”

Theodore S., CO (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“smog pump failure warranty”

Anonymous, IN (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Failed air pump valve”

Cory Z., CT (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“The vent for the gas tank plugs and you can't fill the tank”

Anonymous, WA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“A TSB had been issued for the emissions canister I had problems with indicating water was getting in the unit and suggesting a replacement part that would stop the problem. Another part of the emissions system was also getting water inside and was co”

Thomas I., MD (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“Air pump failed”

Hendrik S., AB (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“Check engine light came on. Dealer has ordered some kind of air pump kit under warranty”

Anonymous, TX (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 4.6-L V8)

“Switching valves and air pump were replaced because the system was not re-injecting combusted exhaust for re-burning properly”

Brenda R., TX (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“The air pump system located under pass front fender stopped working and generated a code. Air pumps had to be replaced under warranty”

Brian J., NB (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“It failed and sent the truck into safety mode which makes you not be able to drive over 40 MPH”

Anne R., IN (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

“It would put the truck into safety mode and not allow you to drive over 40 MPH”

Anne R., IN (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

Brakes

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

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

“Anti-lock brake light came on, it was taken to the dealer. The tech found the error was from the brake light switch. It was replaced and everything was fine after that”

Gregory P., IL (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 4.6-L V8)
Calipers

“Changed with rotors”

Anonymous, ON (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Front were basicly frozen. Maybe due to lack of driving?”

Anonymous, NY (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)
Parking brake

“Parking brake has frozen up on three occasions. 2013,2015, and 2017”

Anonymous, NH (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Parking brake not releasing due to pivot bracket sticking under the right hand side of frame”

Mike L., ON (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“The parking brake to the rear wheels makes a screaching noise and Toyota is aware. But it becomes my cost to replace it at $800”

D H., MD (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Rusted cable and pins”

Anonymous, OH (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)
Rotors

“They were worn and needed replacement”

Anonymous, ON (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Related to calipers”

Anonymous, NY (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“Rotors were severely warped and vibrated hard during high speed braking. There was a recall to replace the heat shields around the rotors but Toyota made me pay out of pocket to fix because my model wasn't included in the recall”

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“I was told by the dealer that 40000 plus miles was "acceptable" for rotors to wear out to the point of all 4 wheels needed replacing. I DISAGREE!”

D H., MD (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)
Normal routine brake wear

“Rear brake pads worn out at 45,000 miles”

Anonymous, VT (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Pads”

Anonymous, ON (2010 Toyota Tundra Unsure 5.7-L V8)
Premature brake wear

“Dealer issue, had to go to a different dealer to get resolved.Poor attention by dealer where vechile was purchased. You folks should do a Dealer report as to how they handle problems and not just sales”

Anonymous, NH (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“Rust in the drum And a groove in drum had to get knew breaks turned drum”

Anonymous, WA (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

Paint/Trim

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

What Owners Say

“moulding around windshield became loose and flapped at higher speeds. Very annoying”

Elaine M., AZ (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“molding along bottom of passenger front window will rise up with window when closed”

Anonymous, NY (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Weather stripping at base of exterior windows was tearing and needed to be replaced”

Anonymous, AZ (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“This was corrected by the dealer on the first visit”

Anonymous, NS (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“roof moulding came off”

Anonymous, NC (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

“Cloudy paint, dealer buffed out twice”

Anonymous, NM (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“Paint peeling. Very annoying”

Anonymous, CO (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“both doors on passenger side were fading could have been repainted by previous owner”

Donald C., FL (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“There are large faded spots in the paint in several places in the corners. The truck was certified used, but Toyota said it is not covered by warranty”

Jason B., CA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)
Rust

“Bumpers have been rusting since 2015. Rear bumper is rusting through”

Anonymous, NH (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Lots of rust on front metal areas like the grill. Very annoying”

Anonymous, CO (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“in the wheel break area”

Anonymous, WA (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“the bed had rust bubbling up around the fender wells. Toyota replaced the entire bed including tailgate under warranty. The claim was processed right away and I was provided a nice loaner car. Toyota stands behind their products!”

Anonymous, NH (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)
Loose interior trim or moldings

“Driver's side door compartment latch broke”

Victoria L., CO (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

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

“rear wheel bearing failure”

Anonymous, MI (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“Rear wheel bearing was defective”

Robert B., TX (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Bearing went bad on left rear axle”

Richard V., FL (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“Right Rear wheel bearing failure”

Michael B., VA (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)
Differential

“sound and vibration led to $2000 repair at dealer”

Anonymous, UT (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.6-L V8)

“Front differential was rebuilt, a known issue with this truck”

Anonymous, AB (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“front differential and left side drive shaft had to be replaced because of bearing noise and vibration”

Tim O., WI (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)
Traction control

“ABS wheel speed sensor failed causing the Traction Control system to set off dash lights. Took several months to trouble shoot”

Theodore S., CO (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

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

Springs or torsion bars

“broken leaf on the left rear”

John K., MA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“have 29 foot tow camp trailer that is the primary use of the truck. The springs were not heavy enough for the camp trailer. Had to get $ 500 air bags so it would pull the trailer safely”

Robert C., CO (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

“During service was told that my rack and pinion is leaking fluid. Sad to say, this is the second Tundra that I have had that has had this issue.. The previous one was a 2004 Tundra which experienced the same issue with approx. the same mileage but was NOT as old (drove it more often that my current Tundra). Have not had it fixed it yet, the leakage just started to occur, saving up the money to fix it since it is NO longer under warranty”

Anonymous, UT (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)
Steering wheel vibration

“Seem to have steering vibration at approx. 50 MPH. Have had the steering looked at (this is when I was notified that my Rack and Pinion assembly was starting to leak) but the dealer felt it was not necessarily causing the shimmy in my steering. Also had my tires rotated and rebalanced but has NOT corrected the problem. The dealer also felt that it was possibly bed bounce but I feel that is not what is causing the issue. As of yet, have not found what is causing the shimmy/vibration but ONLY”

Anonymous, UT (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)
Wheel bearings

“There is a service bulletin for the wheel bearings wearing prematurely. The dealer failed to notify me or identify the issue. I had brought it in for a strange noise several times. New service department in FL identified it. Cost of $1,600 which should have been covered under warranty”

Michael V., FL (2010 Toyota Tundra Unsure 5.7-L V8)
Power steering pumps and hoses

“Sound from the front end whenever sharp turns were initiated. Replaced power steering pump”

Patricia W., DE (2010 Toyota Tundra Unsure 4.6-L V8)
Shocks or struts

“Rear shocks replaced due to a leak in one shock”

Anonymous, AB (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)
Tie rods

“Right upper tie rod was cracked nearly all the way through, possible factory defect. Found by auto mechanic during alignment after purchasing new tires. This vehicle has never been in an accident nor drivin off road”

F M., CA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

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

CD player

“after 4-5 hours of play it freezes and does not eject the disk”

Anonymous, CA (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“stopped working”

Nadine Y., NY (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“When I bought the Tundra a year ago the CD no longer worked”

Anonymous, TX (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“The JBL stereo ended up failing completely and needed to be replaced. It intermittently would display nothing then finally stopped responding to input”

Anonymous, OR (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“USB interconnect was intermittently unreliable and ultimately failed”

Anonymous, ID (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“The display will attempt to display what is playing on the device, but usually gets it wrong. It will also display the wrong time on the playback”

Matthew W., RI (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“If you switch from bluetooth to any other feature, like the radio, and then back to bluetooth the car will claim nothing is paired at all. The car can be turned off then on again to fix... But it will always lose the pairing if you change settings”

Matthew W., RI (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

Transmission Minor

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

What Owners Say

Rough shifting

“While sitting idle, the transmission slams out of gear and it feels like someone has rear ended me”

Mark R., FL (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

“This problem goes back to the Torque Converter and the flex lock-up. Thanks again, JIM”

Jim B., NC (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“When idling transmission slams out of gear. It feels like someone is hitting you from behind”

Mark R., FL (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)
Slipping transmission

“Sealed transmission was over filled from factory”

Anonymous, FL (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 4.0-L V6)

“I am told the transmission needs to be replaced, it can't be repaired because it is sealed and can only be replaced. Very, very unhappy with this diagnosis. It will cost $5000.00 to replace it. RIDICULOUS!!!!!”

Mindy G., SC (2010 Toyota Tundra Unsure 4.6-L V8)

“197K miles transmission shifts oddly and slips, had dealer change transmission fluid and service. did not improve. Dealer was reluctant to service transmission just wanted to replace”

Rob R., NC (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 4.0-L V6)

Body Integrity

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

What Owners Say

Squeaks or rattles

“Panels around the clock rattle, fixed with folded credit card shoved between the pieces in the dash”

Patrick B., BC (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“n/a”

Anonymous, AR (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

“despite several trips to the dealer an independent garage corrected the problem on the first try”

Anonymous, NS (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)
Air or water leaks

“Replaced water pump”

Anonymous, GA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)
Seals and/or weather-stripping

“Weather stripping do not stay in place and mats always get removed from clips”

Bruce S., CA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

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

Exterior lights (other than headlights)

“The trailer lights cannot be made to power lights on a trailer. They previously worked. So far, I have replaced a computer and a fuse block, total over $3k. My windows and tail lights work again, but the trailer lights still do not work and no malfunction lights or computer codes to guide repair. I have had two different Toyota dealerships attempt to repair”

Anonymous, OK (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)
Warning lights

“the wiring harness that controls the antilock, traction control needed to be replaced due to malfunction”

Anonymous, NY (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“brake light stop switch became disconnected causing brake lights to stay on - resulted in battery dying, ABS warning light came on, ck engine light came on”

William J., AZ (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)

Engine Cooling

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

What Owners Say

Antifreeze leaks

“During the repair the hose for the radiator was cut and it was not discovered until i had left. I had to have the truck towed back to have the hose replaced”

Matthew W., RI (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)
Water pump

“Water pump failed with a leak and was replaced by dealer”

Anonymous, GA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“Dealer said water pump was leaking at 105,ooo miles. $800. repair”

Dennis C., CA (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

Climate System

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

What Owners Say

Blower (fan) motor

“Blower motor failed and required replacement”

Anonymous, OK (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

“The blower doesn't always run when it is asked to.Sometimes if I hit a rough spot in the road it will come on(loose wire ?)”

William S., SC (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

“Fan has never put out volume of air as any other vehicle I have ever owned. Blower motor completely quit, Toyota replaced under warranty. Still does not have any air volume, AC gets cold and heater gets hot, just can't feel any air out vents”

Jeff R., TX (2010 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7-L V8)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Torque converter

“Since 2007 there have been thousands of torque converter problems and replacements. There should have been a recall on this item. I am sure you guys are aware of this problem. When you contact a toyota dealer they act like they have never heard of the problem.( check tsb numbers) I am still trying to get mine replaced.I have researched this problem for over a year. PLEASE HELP US. Thank you and you can call me at 336-392-1244. JIM BENNETT”

Jim B., NC (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.6-L V8)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

“Need to replace transmission according to dealership to the tune of $5000.00 because it is sealed”

Mindy G., SC (2010 Toyota Tundra Unsure 4.6-L V8)

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

“the vehicle broke down out of town on a Sunday. Had to be towed to garage to be repaired”

SUSn W., FL (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 4.0-L V6)

“quit working”

Anonymous, TX (2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7-L V8)

Engine Minor

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

What Owners Say

Oil leaks

“There is a known issue with oil leaking in the engine. Toyota fixed this under Warranty, but another 1,000 miles and I would have had to incur massive charges”

Matthew W., RI (2010 Toyota Tundra Base 5.7-L V8)

Exhaust

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

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.

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
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
Oct 22 2015
If the sliding electrical contacts are not protected by lubricant, debris and moisture that get into the switch may cause a short circuit and the switch assembly may overheat and melt, increasing the risk of a fire.
Summary:
Toyota Motor Company (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Tundra, Sequoia, Corolla, Corolla Matrix and Scion xB, 2008-2011 Highlander and Highlander Hybrid, 2007 Camry and Camry Hybrid, 2009 Camry and Camry Hybrid, 2006-2011 RAV4, 2006-2010 Yaris, and 2009-2010 Scion xD and Pontiac Vibe vehicles. During the manufacturing of the Power Window Master Switch (PWMS), grease lubricant may have been inconsistently applied to the sliding electrical contacts.
What should you do:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the switch, applying a lubricant if no abnormality is found. If abnormality is found, the PWMS circuit board will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is C0M.
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: 15V689000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1814284
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
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Apr 09 2013
An inaccurate label could lead to owners overloading their vehicles and tires. An overloaded vehicle can result in a tire failure which may result in a vehicle crash, personal injury, or property damage.
Summary:
Southeast Toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 and 2010-2013 Toyota Tundra, 2010-2012 Rav4, 2012 Toyota Sequoia, 2010-2011 Toyota Corolla, 2010-2011 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid, 2010-2013 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid, 2010-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser, 2010-2013 Toyota Venza, 2010-2011 Toyota 4Runner, 2010-2013 Toyota Tacoma, 2011-2012 Toyota Sienna, 2012 Toyota Prius, 2013 Scion FR-S, 2011 Scion XD, 2011 Scion XB, and 2012 Scion TC vehicles. These vehicles were sold with labels that were outside the allowable one percent of accuracy of actual weight added. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) Number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
What should you do:
Southeast Toyota will notify owners and provide a corrected label with instructions concerning its installation. A small group of the affected vehicles will need additonal remedies which are still being developed. The recall began on May 28, 2013. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859.
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: 13V123000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7525
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Jan 16 2013
If the front passenger seat occupant sensing system is out of calibration, the front passenger airbags may not deploy or they may deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size and position. This could increase the risk of personal injury during the event of a vehicle crash necessitating airbag deployment.
Summary:
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain models interspersed through model years 2009 through 2013 as follows: model year 2009-2012 Tacoma, 4Runner, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Prius, and RAV4; model year 2009-2010 Avalon, FJ Cruiser, and Highlander Hybrid; model year 2010-2013 model year Corolla, Sienna and Tundra; model year 2009-2013 Highlander and Venza; model year 2012 Prius V; and model year 2010-2012 Sequoia. During modification by SET to include accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters or headrest DVD systems, these vehicles may not have had the passenger seat occupant sensing system calibration tested. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed.
What should you do:
Southeast Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors, and recalibrate them as necessary. The recall began on March 21, 2013. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859.
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: 13V014000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3235
TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
May 12 2011
DRIVERS WILL NOT RECEIVE A WARNING FROM THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR THAT ONE OR MORE TIRES ARE UNDERINFLATED, INCREASING THE RISK THAT THE VEHICLE WILL BE DRIVEN WITH ONE OR MORE UNDERINFLATED TIRES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A TIRE FAILURE THAT MAY LEAD TO A CRASH.
Summary:
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2011 TUNDRA VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 138, "TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEMS." THE TPMS ON SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY CALIBRATED AND AS A RESULT THE LOW TIRE PRESSURE WARNING LAMP MAY NOT ILLUMINATE SHOULD THE INFLATION PRESSURE IN ONE OR MORE OF THE VEHICLE'S TIRES FALL BELOW THE THRESHOLD FOR WHEN THE LOW TIRE PRESSURE WARNING LAMP SHOULD ILLUMINATE.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REGULATION FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN DURING JULY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER TOLL FREE AT 1-800-301-6859, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8:30 AM TO 5:00 PM, EASTERN STANDARD TIME.
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: 11V278000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1629
TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
Mar 16 2011
DRIVERS WILL NOT RECEIVE A WARNING FROM THE TIRE PRESSURING MONITOR THAT ONE OR MORE TIRES ARE UNDERINFLATED INCREASING THE RISK THAT A VEHICLE WILL BE DRIVEN WITH ONE OR MORE UNDERINFLATED TIRES AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A TIRE FAILURE THAT MAY LEAD TO A CRASH.
Summary:
GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 FJ CRUISER AND MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 TUNDRA VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 138, "TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEMS." THE TPMS ON SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY CALIBRATED AND AS A RESULT THE LOW TIRE PRESSURE WARNING LAMP MAY NOT ILLUMINATE SHOULD THE INFLATION PRESSURE IN ONE OR MORE OF THE VEHICLE'S TIRES FALL BELOW THE THRESHOLD FOR WHEN THE LOW TIRE PRESSURE WARNING LAMP SHOULD ILLUMINATE.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL RECALIBRATE THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REGULATION FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATE TOYOTA CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER TOLL FREE AT 1-800-444-1074 MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, 8:30 AM TO 5:00 PM, OR FRIDAY 8:30 AM TO 4:00 PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME.
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: 11V185000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1489
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
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Mar 10 2010
THIS MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 TUNDRA VEHICLES WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT AN IMPROPER WELD EXISTS AT THE UNION OF THE PROPELLER SHAFT AND YOKE. DUE TO THIS IMPROPER WELD, THIS JOINT MAY SEPARATE AND THE SEPARATED SHAFT MAY COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE ROAD SURFACE.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT PROPELLER SHAFT FREE OR CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 19, 2010. 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: 10V091000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2
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
Jan 21 2010
THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY BECOME HARD TO DEPRESS, SLOW TO RETURN TO IDLE, OR, IN THE WORST CASE, MECHANICALLY STUCK IN A PARTIALLY DEPRESSED POSITION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 AVALON, MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 CAMRY, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 COROLLA, COROLLA MATRIX, RAV4, MODEL YEAR 2010 HIGHLANDER, MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 SEQUOIA, AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 TUNDRA VEHICLES. DUE TO THE MANNER IN WHICH THE FRICTION LEVER INTERACTS WITH THE SLIDING SURFACE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL INSIDE THE PEDAL SENSOR ASSEMBLY, THE SLIDING SURFACE OF THE LEVER MAY BECOME SMOOTH DURING VEHICLE OPERATION. IN THIS CONDITION, IF CONDENSATION OCCURS ON THE SURFACE, AS MAY OCCUR FROM HEATER OPERATION (WITHOUT A/C) WHEN THE PEDAL ASSEMBLY IS COLD, THE FRICTION WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS OPERATED MAY INCREASE, WHICH MAY RESULT IN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL BECOMING HARDER TO DEPRESS, SLOWER TO RETURN, OR, IN THE WORST CASE, MECHANICALLY STUCK IN A PARTIALLY DEPRESSED POSITION.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT BAR IN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WHICH WILL ALLOW THE PEDAL TO OPERATE SMOOTHLY. GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS FOR THE PONTIAC VIBE PLEASE SEE 10V-018. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON FEBRUARY 5, 2010 AND WILL BE COMPLETED ON MARCH 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
For more information:
TOYOTA SAFETY RECALL NO. AOA. 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: 10V017000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2230661
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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