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Toyota Announces Voluntary Safety Recalls of Certain Camry, Venza and Tacoma Vehicles

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacomaPrime, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. Aug 3, 2012 at 9:05 PM
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    Rich91710

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    I don't know the comparative part numbers, but the recall letter stated that the "remedy part" is being developed, and in the event the light comes on, the dealer will fix it. Another letter will be sent when the remedy parts are available.

    The final "fix" parts are not yet available, and yes, the service manager lied to you. The part number may or may not be the same... but honestly, the final recall replacement part may or may not use the same part number.
    In some cases, when a part is superseded, the "dash" number is updated such as "-Y1" becomes "-Y2", but in other cases when the old part is completely eliminated and no longer available, the replacement part may carry the same part number.
     
  2. Aug 4, 2012 at 5:31 AM
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    Hold your horses there champ. No need to trade your truck because of part numbers. People that work at dealerships never know what they are talking about so he did not lie to you. He told you the truth as it showed up on his screen. He is under strict instruction not to know anything about anything at no point in time so if his screen shows part number XXY and you need XXY-1 he thinks that his part number is right because it is only thing that comes up on the screen.

    If your car is under warranty and you got your "temporary fix" then you have nothing to worry about until they figure out how to make a new part and you will have to take your truck in again.

    If you paid for the part like I did then you will not be getting a refund until they develop a new part, send 2nd recall notices, provide you with instructions for a refund, you have all the paperwork documenting purchase of parts and labor, they approve it and only then 6 or so weeks later you would be getting a refund.

    Temporary fix part works just like original. Unless your light went on again, it will work quite fine.

    My temporary fix part number is 84306-04080 which was installed September 2011. We are now pushing 1 year since I changed the part and about 6 months since Toyota issued a recall.
     
  3. Aug 4, 2012 at 10:18 AM
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    that transfer case in that jeep cherokee exploded because the guy was going 70 on the freeway for 150 miles, if you keep it slow on a fairly straight "paved" road for a couple miles under 70 u should be ok. I do it every month, just like the manual says to. Oh and I'm sure it also exploded because it's a crapola chrysler product we've now paid for twice with our taxes
     
  4. Aug 4, 2012 at 2:24 PM
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    Uhh... I think you posted to the wrong thread.

    And if the cherokee you are referring to is the one that I mentioned in another thread where my buddy had it "lemoned out", it was not even a 4x4... it was because the roof rusted out twice (in California!).
     
  5. Aug 5, 2012 at 6:52 AM
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    So since i already paid to have my truck fix they owe me my money and still have to replace the spiral cable with the newly designed part? Im pretty sure i might as well try to kiss my own ass because i know the local dealer is going to tell me too lol.
     
  6. Aug 5, 2012 at 8:15 PM
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  7. Aug 5, 2012 at 8:15 PM
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  8. Aug 9, 2012 at 12:04 PM
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    This is weird....

    I called my TWO local Toyota dealerships to ask them about the Recall - and if they're performing them yet.... and they both said my truck isn't involved.

    There's no RECALL listed in the system for my truck. ????

    I thought all the early models were affected? Anyone else not involved in this?
     
  9. Aug 9, 2012 at 12:10 PM
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    ^ Same with my 07. I wonder how they're deciding which trucks of the years effected get the recall? Maybe it's just ones built at a certain plant or during certain months? :notsure: Mine was built in Fremont Calif in Dec of 06.
     
  10. Aug 9, 2012 at 12:17 PM
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    wat?
    go to the toyota customer page and create an account (if you havent already). in there you can put in your VIN and it'll show what recalls are applicable to your specific vehicle.
     
  11. Aug 9, 2012 at 12:29 PM
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    I've done that and i'm still scratching my head trying to figure out why some trucks of the years effected get the recall notice and others don't. My dealership doesn't seem to know. Anyone have a clue? :confused:
     
  12. Aug 9, 2012 at 12:31 PM
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    wat?
    steering wheel controls? batches? build locations? dunno
     
  13. Aug 9, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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    2008 California built RC Base 5-lug and I have a letter.
    No steering wheel audio... the way people drive I'd swear I don't have turn signals, and I didn't think I had a horn until I honked it with the window down :D
     
  14. Aug 9, 2012 at 10:09 PM
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    Mine was built in Fremont CA also. I'm too lazy and its too late to look on my door jam for a build date. :rolleyes:
     
  15. Aug 10, 2012 at 9:06 AM
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    Couple questions Jan...did you recieve the recall letter and does your rig have the steering wheel radio controls? Mine has the audio controls...no letter.
     
  16. Aug 10, 2012 at 9:50 AM
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    No letter. I have audio controls.

    I have a TRD Sport - don't all the TRD sports have steering wheel audio controls?
     
  17. Aug 10, 2012 at 10:03 AM
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    wat?
    i dont think so. i dont recall my 07 sport having them. do you have the JBL or 6 disk?
     
  18. Aug 10, 2012 at 10:32 AM
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    I have a 2009 TRD access cab and I just recently received an apology letter about the recall notice they sent saying it did not involve my vehicle. I think mine was assembled in 08 in Mexico.
     
  19. Aug 10, 2012 at 10:44 AM
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    Just the 6 disc.....
     
  20. Aug 10, 2012 at 11:35 AM
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    wat?
    that may be a part of it. my 07 sport had a single disc w/ no steering controls and my 09 sport had the 6 disc w/ them. no letter from yota about the recall for this one. and IIRC, the clockspring for the vehicles w/ steering controls is different.
     
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