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    Toyota extends Tundra rust recall to include 2000-03 models, totalling 110,000 trucks
    2009-11-24

    If you've been following the Toyota Tundra rust saga, you're aware that NHSTA recently requested data from Toyota about the purported frame corrosion affecting 2000 and 2001 models. Today, Toyota has extended that recall to include the 2002-03 model years, saying that a small number of trucks could suffer from frame corrosion that could cause the spare ...

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    Aw Snap! Toyota recalling 15,600 Tundras for transmission shaft problems
    2007-12-14

    The never-ending saga of Toyota's struggle to gain acceptance for its Tundra pickup in the U.S. market was made more difficult today with a new recall affecting some 15,600 trucks. Apparently the rear propeller shaft on some four-wheel-drive Tundras could separate at a joint because Toyota's supplier improperly heat treated it. Automotive News reports that ...

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    Toyota expresses regret for Tundra camshaft failures on internet forums
    2007-05-31

    Our good buddy Mike Levine over at Pickuptruck.com has updated his report on the story surrounding the failure of 20 camshaft in the 2007 Toyota Tundra's 5.7L V8 engine. Levine noticed that Toyota has already posted on two internet forums expressing regret to Tundra owners over the incident. Though the author's name was not provided, identical posts were ...

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    Tundra camshaft woes could lead to recall for Toyota
    2007-05-31

    According to Toyota spokesman Bill Kwong, the automaker was aware back in February that there was a problem with the camshafts in the Tundra's 5.7L V-8. So far only 20 actual failures have been reported in which the camshaft has actually snapped in half, but those are very expensive failures. Given some of the problems that Toyota has suffered recently with ...

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    Toyota recalls another 553,000 Tundra and Sequoia models
    2007-01-19

    Once again, Toyota is performing a voluntary recall of its Tundra pickup and Sequoia full-size SUV for ball joints that may wear out too quickly. We reported way back in May of 2005 when Toyota recalled 775,000 Tacomas, 4Runners, Tundras and Sequoias for the same issue, and the NHTSA has been investigating the issue since then. This time around, Toyota is ...

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    NHTSA makes Toyota modify seat latch recall
    2006-10-06

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration continues to dog Toyota over a recall involving 157,000 Tundra Access Cab pickups sold between 2003 and 2005. The vehicles in question violate a 2002 NHTSA rule that requires vehicles with air bag shut off switches to have special latches in the front seats for child safety seats, which these trucks don't. ...

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    Toyota Tundra delayed to February '07
    2006-08-17

    General Motors and Ford can breathe a sigh of relief -- the Toyota Tundra won't be hitting the market until February now, quite a bit later than the "late 2006" timeline originally promised by Toyota. The delay will no doubt mean more sales for the new pickup offerings by GM and Ford. Toyota moved the launch to January supposedly to avoid the holiday ...

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    Toyota facing another Tundra recall
    2006-08-08

    More recall woes for Toyota. The company's Tundra pickup may have its second recall in two years, pending the results of an NHTSA investigation into more suspension part failures.In 2005, Toyota recalled 775,000 Tundra and Tacoma pickups, and the Sequoia and 4Runner SUVs because of ball joint problems that could lead to suspension failure. The current ...

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    Toyota to spend millions on Tundra recall
    2006-07-10

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ruled that Toyota must recall nearly 160,000 Tundra pickups built between 2003 and 2005 in order to deactivate the front-seat passenger air bag cut-off switch in each truck. The Tundras fail to meet an NHTSA regulation that requires vehicles equipped with air bag cut-off switches to also have LATCH ...

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    Bum steer: NHTSA investigating Toyota Tundra for bad ball joints
    2006-04-18

    Investigators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are once again turning their gaze to the Toyota Tundra. The regulatory group's study of the popular pickup's steering mechanism already led to a recall of 790,000 units last year, which included models like the 2002-2004 Sequoia and 2001-2002 4Runner. NHTSA's new inquiry affects ...

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