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future owners BEWARE, research first!!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 04asphalt, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. Oct 5, 2008 at 3:55 PM
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    04asphalt

    04asphalt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    before you buy a tacoma research!

    while most folks here seem to be happy with their trucks :confused:please research before you buy. there is a small percent that have major defects that toyota refuses to address (deemed "normal" operation) as of yet. others had major defects that are just now being fixed with TSB's after (deemed "normal" operation) untold hours of heartache. still other,a majority, had to spend hour after hour jumping through hoops just to get a known defect corrected even after the TSB was announced.:eek:
    get all TSB's done and check for all known defects (deemed "normal" operation) before you take delivery of your truck.
     
  2. Oct 5, 2008 at 3:59 PM
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    Khaos

    Khaos Big Member

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    Hmmm. What "major defects" are you claiming Toyota is refusing to fix?
     
  3. Oct 5, 2008 at 4:01 PM
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    JimBeam

    JimBeam BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Moderator

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    funny...last i heard toyota was doing pretty well on customer service and manning up to known defects

    see 95-00 rust recall

    what other car company would pay 150% of blue book if the frame was rotting from the inside out?
     
  4. Oct 5, 2008 at 4:11 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    :D
     
  5. Oct 5, 2008 at 4:14 PM
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    Brunes

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    That's just a SILLY post. Good luck with THAT campaign.
     
  6. Oct 5, 2008 at 5:01 PM
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    TicTacOma

    TicTacOma UnderWater Monopoly Champion

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    It's all in my head at the moment...
    He had a problem or two, probably wasn't very diplomatic with his presentation of said problems and expects Toyota to kiss his ass and give him a new truck without question. Funny thing is if he is sooooooooo unhappy with his current truck and the response that Toyota hasn't given him, why would you want another Toyota product?

    We've danced this dance before, the post gets no reply so he cracks open another hoping to catch members that aren't familiar with his tale of whoa.
     
  7. Oct 5, 2008 at 5:13 PM
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    neontrail

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  8. Oct 5, 2008 at 5:15 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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    No go on the vid.
     
  9. Oct 5, 2008 at 5:20 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    He's a Honda salesman.
     
  10. Oct 5, 2008 at 5:31 PM
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    If you are that unhappy file for arbitration! [​IMG]
     
  11. Oct 5, 2008 at 5:35 PM
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    GAH- I've been duped. I hate people who have agendas like that.
     
  12. Oct 5, 2008 at 5:49 PM
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    piercedtiger

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    If you don't do research for ANYTHING you invest $15-$30k in you deserve whatever you get for being that ignorant. :rolleyes:

    Between google, forums, dealers, manufacturer's websites, magazine reviews, and all the other info online there's no excuse for buying a vehicle without knowing what's going on unless you're a complete idiot or too lazy to bother searching. Unless of course you're buying the first make of a model, or from a new company that hasn't been around long enough for review. However, this isn't the case since you apparently have a 2006 Tacoma. (Meaning 2001-2004 style, and 2005's came long before you got yours.)

    You obviously found this site so there's no reason you couldn't have found www.toyotanation.com, www.ttora.com, www.yotatech.com, www.customtacos.com or any other site before purchasing. Quite your crying and deal with it.
     
  13. Oct 5, 2008 at 8:58 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    isnt this the same guy who was posting this same stuff on tw and somewhere else a good while back??:rolleyes:
     
  14. Oct 5, 2008 at 8:58 PM
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    DFPTaco

    DFPTaco It's TACO time!

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    blah blah blah... I have had a few issues with my Taco and toyota has never fussed about fixing them. Preaching to the wrong crowd brother.
     
  15. Oct 5, 2008 at 11:46 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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  16. Oct 6, 2008 at 5:11 AM
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    Burns

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    If he thinks Taco's have problems go buy a dodge.
     
  17. Oct 6, 2008 at 9:22 AM
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    04asphalt

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  18. Oct 6, 2008 at 9:24 AM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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    +1 ^^^

    -Dan
     
  19. Oct 6, 2008 at 9:34 AM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    well as the price discounts get steeper..0% and thousands off of retail. Our current "old" trucks are losing value.

    But on a side note, there is always some problems with vehicles. Its always the not me sorta thing, maybe the guy has a gripe whatever its just not the right place to try and gain steam. Take it up with your local small claims court.
     
  20. Oct 6, 2008 at 10:02 AM
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    zero niner

    zero niner romeo oscar bravo

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    Hmmm, dancing bananas and arguing with your girlfriend while she pokes your eye out telling you to go bye bye? no wonder you're depressed...
     
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