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2012-13 Tacoma/RAV4 Urgent Safety Recall. (Brake Actuator Reprogramming)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Guerrilla, Apr 9, 2014.

  1. Apr 21, 2014 at 7:32 PM
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    pjs42

    pjs42 Well-Known Member

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    I guess I'll be waiting for my letter
     
  2. Apr 22, 2014 at 11:01 AM
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    I finally have time so I'm bringing my truck in this afternoon.

    The service guy says it will take 30-45 minutes.

    I've never had an issue but figure it's better to have it done.

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  3. Apr 22, 2014 at 2:05 PM
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    DolphinJohn

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    In and out in 45 minutes.

    .
     
  4. Apr 26, 2014 at 3:37 AM
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    SwampfoxSC

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    I have had mine in the shop for a new driveshaft and radio. They ran my vin and told me no outstanding recalls. I have a 12 Sport also.
     
  5. Apr 28, 2014 at 6:27 PM
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    JDeLuca

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    Brought my 2013 Sport in today. I was out in 45 minutes. Not a bad experience.
     
  6. Apr 29, 2014 at 10:10 AM
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    It's a hour 1/2 job. Had mine done already. All they do is flash a new program they said.
     
  7. May 11, 2014 at 3:54 AM
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    I checked the vins on Toyota.com owners group for my '12 taco,and the wifes '13 rav,and neither has a recall noted
     
  8. May 12, 2014 at 1:32 PM
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    NSEARCH

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    free oil change & recall fix in & out in about 1 hour 15 min.
     
  9. May 12, 2014 at 8:42 PM
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    Guerrilla

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    Finally had mine done today.
     
  10. May 13, 2014 at 1:20 PM
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  11. May 13, 2014 at 5:37 PM
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    52motorhead

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    Had mine done on Saturday, took them 35 minutes.
     
  12. Jun 13, 2014 at 9:05 AM
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    RC Maples

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    Soft Tonneau, Mud Flaps, working on the rest.
    Just checked the VIN on my 2013 TRD Sport ... no hit. Must be limited to Assembly location or maybe the time/date range that the chip was flashed with the information.
     
  13. Jun 25, 2014 at 10:55 AM
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    no recall letter/notice on my 13 trd sport to my house nor work nor dealer i get serviced at and i work for toyota.....
     
  14. Jun 29, 2014 at 11:49 AM
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    tibadoe

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    I forgot all about this recall. Need to stop by dealer and get it done.
     
  15. Jun 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM
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    sr5vic

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    got mine - gunna wait a bit - i hate my dealer.
     
  16. Jul 2, 2014 at 8:50 AM
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    TORRANCE, Calif., February 12, 2014 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it is advising the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of plans to conduct voluntary safety recalls of approximately 700,000 Model Year 2010-2014 Prius vehicles and, combined, approximately 260,000 Model Year 2012 Toyota RAV4, 2012-2013 Toyota Tacoma, and 2012-2013 Lexus RX 350 vehicles sold in the United States to address two separate issues.

    Toyota will update the motor/generator control ECU and hybrid control ECU software on certain Model Year 2010-2014 Prius vehicles

    The software’s current settings could result in higher thermal stress in certain transistors, potentially causing them to become damaged. If this happens, various warning lights will illuminate and the vehicle can enter a failsafe mode. In rare circumstances, the hybrid system might shut down while the vehicle is being driven, resulting in the loss of power and the vehicle coming to a stop.

    Toyota will update the skid control ECU software on certain 2012 Toyota RAV4, 2012-2013 Toyota Tacoma, and 2012-2013 Lexus RX 350 models in order to address an electronic circuit condition that can cause the Vehicle Stability Control, Anti-lock Brake, and Traction Control functions to intermittently turn off. If these systems are off, standard braking operation remains fully functional.

    Toyota has received no reports of accidents or injuries associated with either condition.

    As part of these recalls, owners of affected vehicles will receive a software update free of charge. Owners will be notified by first class mail when the software updates are available at their dealers.

    Detailed information is available to customers at www.toyota.com/recall and by calling the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-800-331-4331.

    Lexus customers can visit www.lexus.com/recall or call the Lexus Customer Satisfaction Center at 1-800-25-LEXUS (1-800-255-3987).
     
  17. Aug 12, 2014 at 4:49 PM
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    time for a free oil change...a recall and TSB for spark knock noise...
     
  18. Sep 18, 2014 at 12:12 PM
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    crazyasu45

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    I can now fully confirm the TSB for spark knock noise fixed the issue :D
     
  19. Sep 18, 2014 at 12:55 PM
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    Sterdog

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    The recall only affected trucks that had been built with a certain version of a transistor. Lots of trucks had another brand of component that was not affected by the recall.
     
  20. Nov 18, 2014 at 12:17 PM
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    Looked up my VIN on the Canadian website and US site. Nothing for my '12 sport.

    Must be recalls on the trucks that were built on a friday or end of a rotation... lol
     

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