Mike "Wuzzy121". Rest in peace, brother

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Off-Topic > Off-Topic Discussion

Notices

Toyota Recalls Tacoma Trucks over Propeller Shaft

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-12-2010, 05:04 PM   #1
surfsupl [OP] surfsupl is offline
Senior Member
surfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
surfsupl's Avatar
Name: Gregg
Joined: Jan 2008, #4161
Location: WestCoast
Gender: Male
Posts: 8,484
surfsupl's Tacoma Gallery
Toyota Recalls Tacoma Trucks over Propeller Shaft

http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news..._tacoma_021210


Toyota Recalls Tacoma Trucks over Propeller Shaft

WASHINGTON (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 8,000 Tacoma pickup trucks from the 2010 model year to fix a problem with the front propeller shaft that could cause the vehicle to lose control.
The automaker told dealers Friday that a crack could develop that could lead to the front driveshaft separating and falling from the truck, causing the vehicle to lose control.
While small in number, the recall is the latest issued by Toyota, which has called back 8.5 million vehicles worldwide for faulty gas pedals and brakes. The recall involves 4-wheel drive Tacomas that were built from mid-December 2009 to early February 2010.
A notice to dealers says the part was manufactured by Dana Corp.
A Toyota spokesman says most of the vehicles are on dealer lots or in the distribution chain.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 05:06 PM   #3
Gringo Bandito
tcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shedtcBob is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
tcBob's Avatar
Name: Bob
Joined: Sep 2006, #1
Location: SoCal
Gender: Dude
Posts: 7,298
tcBob's Tacoma Gallery
i just heard bout it too
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 05:09 PM   #4
Senior Member
BSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shedBSPDX is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Joined: Apr 2009, #16048
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,084
BSPDX's Tacoma Gallery
Damn!


and the hits just keep on coming!
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 07:44 PM   #5
First I derp.. then I herp
mntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmntbiker2008 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
mntbiker2008's Avatar
Firefighter:
Name: Aaron
Joined: Dec 2008, #11718
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Posts: 8,224
mntbiker2008's Tacoma Gallery
maybe im just addicted to tacos but none of these make me wanna buy anything else. I trust Toyota will fix all their issues the right way which is all that matters.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 07:48 PM   #6
WTF
1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed1TUFFTRD is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
1TUFFTRD's Avatar
Joined: Feb 2010, #30721
Location: High desert CA
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,148
1TUFFTRD's Tacoma Gallery
2010's only?
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 07:49 PM   #7
gusotto
gusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shedgusotto is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Navy: 3rd class Sonar Tech. Surface (STG3)
Name: Gary
Joined: Dec 2009, #27502
Location: Iowa
Gender: Male
Posts: 283
gusotto's Tacoma Gallery
Interesting......
Dana made the driveshafts and didn't do proper rust-proofing on the earlier frames.

Seems Dana is dropping the ball here but Toyota is willing to make it right for their customers.

Where are the slams against Dana in the news media?????
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2010, 08:18 PM   #8
Senior Member
dgalleon is a splendid one to beholddgalleon is a splendid one to beholddgalleon is a splendid one to beholddgalleon is a splendid one to beholddgalleon is a splendid one to beholddgalleon is a splendid one to beholddgalleon is a splendid one to behold
 
dgalleon's Avatar
Joined: Dec 2009, #27081
Location: Central Florida
Gender: Male
Posts: 334
dgalleon's Tacoma Gallery
damn....
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2010, 07:25 PM   #9
surfsupl [OP] surfsupl is offline
Senior Member
surfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
surfsupl's Avatar
Name: Gregg
Joined: Jan 2008, #4161
Location: WestCoast
Gender: Male
Posts: 8,484
surfsupl's Tacoma Gallery
When the 3rd gen truck comes out I am going to give it a year or two to get most of the kinks worked out.............I think you would be a fool to by the 1st year 3rd gen truck when it hits the streets.........I feel sorry for all the impulse buyers.............
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2010, 10:06 AM   #10
surfsupl [OP] surfsupl is offline
Senior Member
surfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shedsurfsupl is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
surfsupl's Avatar
Name: Gregg
Joined: Jan 2008, #4161
Location: WestCoast
Gender: Male
Posts: 8,484
surfsupl's Tacoma Gallery
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2010, 10:10 AM   #11
Senior Member
ttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shedttylerr is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
ttylerr's Avatar
Name: Tyler
Joined: Jun 2009, #17913
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Posts: 839
ttylerr's Tacoma Gallery
whats even more interesting is dana made the driveshafts for ford and nissan as well... but they aren't doing any sort of recall or even inspections on customers vehicles and you don't see the media jumping down their throats
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2010, 10:34 AM   #12
Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell outta my way
tacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shedtacomaman06 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
tacomaman06's Avatar
Name: Will
Joined: May 2007, #1475
Location: York,South Carolina
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Posts: 26,352
tacomaman06's Tacoma Gallery
lets keep racial stuff outta this thread and stay on topic....
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 04:38 AM   #13
Senior Member
FoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shedFoxySandChick is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
FoxySandChick's Avatar
Name: Kristin
Joined: Sep 2008, #9505
Location: Henderson, NV
Gender: Chick
Posts: 2,964
FoxySandChick's Tacoma Gallery
Kinda like the 07's that were recalled for the propeller shafts???

edit: my link didn't work....


RECALL: 2007 Toyota Tacoma
NHTSA Campaign Number: 07V324000

Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Recall Date: JUL 24, 2007 Potential Number Of Units Affected: 108
DescriptionPOWER TRAIN DRIVELINE
SummaryON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE, A SECTION OF THE REAR PROPELLER SHAFT MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY CAST.
ConsequenceTHE FRONT SIDE OF THE REAR PROPELLER SHAFT COULD SEPARATE AT THE JOINT AND COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE ROAD SURFACE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR PROPELLER SHAFT WITH A NEW ONE FREE OF CHARGE.
THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 9, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2010, 04:43 AM   #14
If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.
blackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shedblackwatertaco is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
blackwatertaco's Avatar
Name: Jay
Joined: Jan 2010, #29134
Location: Alvin/Pasadena, Tx
Gender: Dude
Posts: 1,995
blackwatertaco's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by mntbiker2008 View Post
maybe im just addicted to tacos but none of these make me wanna buy anything else. I trust Toyota will fix all their issues the right way which is all that matters.
^^^^ what he said.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lubricating drive shaft or propeller on 2006 4x4 Tacoma's... DeeKay21 2nd Gen. Tacomas 177 02-14-2014 12:17 AM
Propeller shaft? jward Technical Chat 3 02-05-2012 08:35 AM
2010 Tacoma Recall for Front Propeller Shaft RogueLeader 2nd Gen. Tacomas 1 02-12-2010 09:36 PM
propeller shaft trd sport Technical Chat 3 10-14-2009 07:25 AM
propeller shaft bastardk1 Technical Chat 12 03-03-2009 09:45 PM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.