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The mudrider but not offroaded or mistreated my truck is garbage superthread

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mudrider300wsm, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Feb 4, 2012 at 4:20 PM
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    mudrider300wsm

    mudrider300wsm [OP] Active Member

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    I have had a lot of problems with my truck from the day i bought it. I just want to know if anyone else has had these issues.

    1.) Lots of vibration at 35 mph when the engine shifts into overdrive.
    2.) At 7400 miles i had both the speakers in the passenger door go out.
    3.) At 13000 miles i had the air condition blower motor make a ticking noise and then go out.
    4.) At 18000 miles got water in the headlight and had to have it replaced.
    5.) At 22000 miles i had the rear differential replaced because of noise.
    6.) I am currently at 24500 miles and toyota told me i need another rear end.

    I baby my truck and never offroad or tow. All items above were covered under the warranty, but just wondering if anyone else is having as many problems as i have had. I feel like i live at the dealership. I don't think i will ever buy another toyota.

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  2. Feb 4, 2012 at 4:55 PM
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    bb609

    bb609 O.F.

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    '09 with 72K miles. The only problem I've had is two stripped wheel studs during two separate visits to the fuggin' dealer! Guess who paid... :annoyed:
     
  3. Feb 4, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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    skidooman

    skidooman I'm your huckleberry

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    I'm at 9800 and I've been in for 2 squeaky blower motors, and the rear spring TSB, but thats it. (knock on wood)
     
  4. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:00 PM
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    zachc113

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    1st gen 01 prerunner v6 with close to 90k miles and only problems happened 2 days apart about 2000 miles ago. Water pump had small leak and my cooling fluid was slowly evaporating so i had to replace water pump. then that weekend i went to bring home my jetskies from the lake and my alternator went out thank go i got home without any problems.
     
  5. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:02 PM
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    Okkine

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    91,000 Km (56,544 mi), and I've only had 2 issues with the truck.

    1) The blower motor. Just had my fourth one put in this morning.
    2) The paint sucks. You sneeze on it, and it chips.
     
  6. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz One of the original 7928

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    Lots.
    At 35k I had my charcoal canister get replaced cause it cracked or something.

    At 66k I had a front diff actuator be replaced. (This is actually a fairly common problem)

    Both were covered under warranty.
     
  7. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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    mcdowell

    mcdowell My name is Mudd

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    A/C making a ticking noise at 8000 miles. So far thats it.

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  8. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:08 PM
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    TacOffRoad11

    TacOffRoad11 Well-Known Member

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    2011 with 17,500 miles and the only issue I have had is a squeaky fan motor but my 2007 that I had did the same thing.
     
  9. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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    mcdowell

    mcdowell My name is Mudd

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    Are you doing the tsb?

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  10. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:20 PM
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    Superx2

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    cigarette lighter needed to be adjusted
    i have a seaky blower motor
    11000 miles
    and i dont baby my truck.
    sorry you are having all the problems with yours.
     
  11. Feb 4, 2012 at 6:23 PM
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    myname150

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    Maybe you got a lemon :(

    2008 here with 61K miles not a single major issue.

    Only minor thing would be that darn squeaky blower motor, but I just got used to it.
     
  12. Feb 4, 2012 at 6:31 PM
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    KenLyns

    KenLyns Lord of War

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    Statistically the 2008 Taco is more reliable than 2007 models.

    JDPower 3-year reliability ratings for 2008 models (results published in 2011):
    http://www.jdpower.com/autos/ratings/dependability-ratings-by-category/midsize-pickup/

    By contrast, the 2007 Taco (results published in 2010) had 4 stars overall and didn't make top-three in the midsize segment.
    http://www.jdpower.com/autos/articles/2010-Vehicle-Dependability-Study-Results/page-3/

    Yes, the Frontier is as bad as the Dakota, and worse than the Ranger.
     
  13. Feb 4, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    mudrider300wsm

    mudrider300wsm [OP] Active Member

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    I am currently on my third rear end in 24,000 miles. How many times til the lemon law comes into play? Just wondering because this is getting on my nerves. Toyota says it is covered under warranty every time, but it is very time consuming to go to the dealership and then go back because they have to order the whole assembly. It keeps making a super loud whining noise when I go over 50 mph. 2008 reg cab 4x2
     
  14. Feb 4, 2012 at 7:25 PM
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    Steves104x4

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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Wow, that's too bad. Sounds like someone can't set the gears up. I'd start a file with your State Attorney Generals office. Don't tell anyone you've done so; leave that as a surprise.
     
  15. Feb 4, 2012 at 7:28 PM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

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    2010Tacoma4x4

    2010Tacoma4x4 "Man Ho"

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  17. Feb 4, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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    mudrider300wsm

    mudrider300wsm [OP] Active Member

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    I own a 2008 reg cab 4x2 automatic and it has been nothing but disappointment since I bought it. I take very good care of my truck and never abuse it, but about every six months it is back at the dealership with warranty work being done to it. The reason I bought this truck is because of a friend of mine who has a 1987 sr5 truck and he is constantly beating the heck out of it and never has any problems. Are trucks built to less of a standard these days?
     
  18. Feb 4, 2012 at 8:21 PM
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    Nicks4x4LT

    Nicks4x4LT Official Villain

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    In my opinion, yes the older toyota truck were definitely built to last.
     
  19. Feb 4, 2012 at 8:27 PM
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    Bsfilter

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    I have an 08 Prerunner that runs like a clock. What issues have you had to deal with?
     
  20. Feb 4, 2012 at 8:31 PM
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    Snowman

    Snowman I have a problem for your solutionÂ…

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    Old trucks are tough, but I dont buy that. Im sure your friend works on it all the time especially if he beats it.
     
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