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2006 Toyota Tacoma Engine Problems

63 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Toyota Tacoma. 7 of these members (11.1%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 7 engine repairs to 2006 Toyota Tacomas--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2006 Toyota Tacoma problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2006 Toyota Tacoma repairs by problem area

Chart based on 36 repairs.

2006 Toyota Tacoma engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2006 Toyota Tacoma repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2006 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

122500 mi US $80 The lower idler pulley for the serpentine belt had a bearing seize. I had to replace the pulley. 
76700 US $200 Crank shaft oil seal leak, Seal replaced with new one. Oil would leak out above 2000 rpm...a little leak makes a big mess. I only lost a bit of oil but it would fling over entire engine. 
86700   Catalytic convertor heat shield loose. We used a worm drive clamp to reinstall. 

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

12167 mi   TSB # EG021-06 EXHAUST TICKING NOISE. Replace exhaust manifolds assm on LH and RH side, replace gasket 
113000 US $1300 Fuel Pump assembly and Bamk 1 upstream O2 sensor replaced 

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

54860 mi C $500 Had ECP warranty (now ended) cover timing chain inspection cover gasket replacement. 

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

21000 mi US $50 Mechanic detected slight water pump leak. Water pump replaced under warranty with $50 deductible plus $140 for 20,000 mile service w/oil change using synthetic. 

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