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Toyota Tacoma repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (3%)

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Toyota Tacoma brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (57%)

< $100 (18%)

Chart based on 44 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2012 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

54000 mi

US $300
Brakes replaced. 

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2011 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

54560 mi

C $300
seized calipers ft found during safety sold truck to my son bought a 2015 colorado 3.6 l crew cab 

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2011 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

21700 mi The rear shoes squeak after extended use of vehicle. 

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2010 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual RWD

109700 mi

US $500
Front brake job due to normal wear and tear. Also had tires mounted and balanced and oil change. 

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2009 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

138000 mi

US $206
Replaced front rotors and pads. 

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2009 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

50500 mi The light actuator was broken. Took dealer two tries to fix. 
103720 mi Front pads, rotors and 1 caliper replaced 

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2008 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

115280 mi

C $150
replaces rear brake drums and shoes. 
120900 mi

C $800
replaced font calipers, pads, rotors. Left front caliper was seized, resulting in poor braking and spongy brakes. I also replaced the master cylinder but this was not a necessary repair. 

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2008 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

105000 mi

US $45
Replaced front pads 

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2008 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

3130 mi CUST STATES: THAT THERE IS A VIB RATION WHEN BRAKING ~|~ROTORS ARE WARPED ~|~RESURFACED BOTH FRONT ROTORS  

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2008 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

49000 mi

US $300
Replaced front rotors and pads 

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2007 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

126700 mi

US $700
pads worn thin.rotors,calipers replaced 

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

39680 mi replaced front brake pads, almost down to wear bars 
67580 mi

C $220
replaced rotors, calipers and pads 

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

136000 mi

US $86
Replaced Seized Caliper front drivers side. 
54860 mi

C $500
They diagnosed sticking caliper, had to replace caliper, pads and rotors 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma

Engine not specified

105000 mi

US $500
Pads and rotors replaced 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

245-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

127120 mi

C $550
RH front brake caliper seized. 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

164-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

94240 mi

C $300
Better quality front discs and new pads and brake shoes installed. Rear brakes were after a leaking seal was replaced. Made sure it did not reoccur. 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed

245-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

130000 mi

US $3300
Caliper pistons seized on right front and left front calipers. Required replacement of both front calipers and rotors. 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

245-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

116300 mi

US $400
One piston seal of the driver's side caliper leaked, pedal went to the floor so I replaced both front calipers. 
50000 mi

US $500
Rotors and pads, calipers ok.  

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2004 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

171000 mi

US $350
Parking brake was rusted and seized. Had to be replaced. 

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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

131000 mi

US $2000
both rear drums warped. Replaced. 
121700 mi

US $100
Replaced front brake pads. 
186000 mi unseize rusty caliper piston (liquid salt used on roads!!) 

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2003 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed manual RWD

218000 mi

US $155
Replaced front brake rotors, pads 

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2003 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

138000 mi

US $200
front parking brake cable broke 
15000 mi front rotors warped, replaced per dealer warranty 
55000 mi

US $350
tundra rotors and calipers installed 

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2003 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

142-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

130000 mi

US $200
Rotors required turning. 

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2003 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

64000 mi

US $2000
rear brakes, replace parking brake, 

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2003 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

119700 mi

US $320
new rotors and pads 

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2002 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

121500 mi

US $300
Parking brake release lever seized on right rear drum brake. Protective boot damaged or missing. Lever was lubricated and boot was replaced. 

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2002 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

89000 mi Warped rotors. New ones installed. Still has slight shudder on braking 
106000 mi Ongoing shake that isn't warped rotors. Caliper keeps going out of adjustment. Multiple trips and only ever short-term fix - always returns. 

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2002 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

172300 mi

US $85
would not release easily 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

100000 mi

US $140
Brake pads replaced. 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

90000 mi

US $653
Warped rotors from overheating 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

142-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

186620 mi

C $75
Replaced front pads. Replaced RHS Front side marker light bulb 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed manual RWD

190960 mi

C $400
cable in brake broke 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

164500 mi

US $200
Replaced worn rear brake pads. 
190000 mi

US $500
replaced front pads and rotors, Adjust rear brakes 

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