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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. Oct 10, 2012 at 9:14 AM
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    Toyota Tech31

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    PM me your VIN and I will run it to see what the system says about your truck.
     
  2. Oct 11, 2012 at 9:11 AM
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    It also about put me into the windshield when I touched the brake doing about 15 with my foot still on the gas.... :D
     
  3. Oct 11, 2012 at 7:49 PM
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    Told you to fasten your seatbelt and do it going uphill :p
     
  4. Oct 19, 2012 at 2:20 PM
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    Took my truck in yeasterday for the spiral cable, took them about an hour. They also said they cleared the TRD wheel recall. I never took the truck in for the wheel recall because I don't have the TRD wheels, but they told me that they had to clear it any way.

    I just hope the new cable is indeed new and improved; I'd hate to have to go back again and fix on my own dime.
     
  5. Oct 22, 2012 at 3:31 PM
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    Right now truck is stock. Bought it used but planning a mountain bike rack, tow ball thingie and some sort of truck bed cover
    woohoo! Just got my check. $505.77
     
  6. Nov 20, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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    sounds like someone who doesn't belong on a tacoma fan site
     
  7. Nov 21, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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    Or someone who hasn't looked at the alternatives. I bitch loud and often about what I feel is falling Toyota build quality, but have you even seen the shuddering piles Ford and Chevy roll out? Who knows, though, maybe he got one of those unfortunate combinations of everything bad coming together in 1 individual vehicle. Hey Toyota- we really do want to remain true to the tradition of paying a bit more for a better truck. Help us out, will you?
     
  8. Nov 21, 2012 at 11:21 AM
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    He's not... anymore :D
     
  9. Nov 28, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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    Has anyone been able to have Toyota fix the issue whose truck is not part of the recall? My light came on earlier this year and unfortunately I never received a recall letter. I called Toyota and was told my VIN# is not eligible. I tried to explain that if I am experiencing the issue then why wouldn’t it be covered especially being this is a safety issue.
     
  10. Dec 7, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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    I got the recall done to my gas pedal but I can still do burnouts?
     
  11. Dec 13, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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    Just bought an '06 TRD OR SR5 with the airbag light on. Googled how to fix it, and found this thread so I took called the dealer and they said it was recalled and to bring it in right away.

    Took about an hour for them to fix, and problem solved. No charge. :cool:
     
  12. Jan 10, 2013 at 10:25 PM
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    Just got my recall notice for the spiral cable, 05 ACSB SPORT, talk to local Toyota dealer, they say 2 hrs for the replacement.
     
  13. Jan 11, 2013 at 6:48 AM
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    Do you have audio controls on your steering wheel?

    From what I've learned, that's the determining factor. If you have audio controls on your steering wheel, your truck isn't part of the recall (and my truck isn't).

    Are you still under warranty? If yes...take the truck in and get your issue fixed.
     
  14. Jan 11, 2013 at 6:54 AM
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    I'll second this... mine has the audio controls and is not included. We have a different spiral cable, evidently constructed better with more wires and jacketing.
     
  15. Jan 13, 2013 at 5:43 AM
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    I have seen several replaced under factory goodwill talk to your dealership and see if they can help. But on that note a little advice. Don't go in and demand it ask most decisions on good will warranty are up to the individual dealershipand the are more likely to help a customer that is civil and actually brings there vehicle to the dealership on a regular basis. They are allowed so much goodwill per month. If you had the power to help a customer at you job and the decision was up to you who would you help your regular who comes in and supports your bussiness or the guy who came in cussed you out called you names and caused a scene. I have been wrenching with Toyota for 13 years and like I said seen many people get things way outside of warranty because they were good customers and just asked for the help.
     
  16. Jan 15, 2013 at 9:09 AM
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    When I bought my 2005 (4.0V6/Speed, 4x4), used, the airbag light was on.
    No audio controls.
    Called me dealer and said I had found the tdb on the toyota recall website; they were well aware of it, had the part on hand, and said come in anytime to get it fixed, no charge.
    Took about 30 minutes.
     
  17. Jan 19, 2013 at 7:06 AM
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    Just got my letter in yesterday's mail.

    Got an appointment for tomorrow morning, 9AM.

    We'll see how it goes.

    Betty's got 19K on her.
     
  18. Jan 19, 2013 at 7:20 AM
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    I have a appointment this morning for the spiral cable assembly and gas pedal. Are there any other recall related matters I should bring up while I'm their?
     
  19. Jan 19, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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    Make sure you're aware of the gas pedal changes; I make double-damned sure they know they are NOT authorized to make the changes to my gas pedal and ECU, cause lots of folks aren't happy with the 'after' part.
     
  20. Jan 19, 2013 at 7:47 AM
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    I'm not too worried about the gas pedel , but what exactly does the ecu reflash do?
     
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