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2006 Toyota Tacoma Engine Problems and Repair Histories

62 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Toyota Tacoma. 13 of these members (21%) 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 for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Toyota Tacoma problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Toyota Tacoma problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Toyota Tacoma problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Toyota Tacoma repairs by problem area

22% of the 2006 Toyota Tacoma repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 31% to the suspension, and 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems.

Chart based on 32 repairs.

2006 Toyota Tacoma engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Toyota Tacoma engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 80% cost between $100 and $499, and 20% between $1000 and $2499.

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 Engine problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 79000    
122500 80 The lower idler pulley for the serpentine belt had a bearing seize. I had to replace the pulley. 
127000  
Toyota Tacoma in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 63000    
76700 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. 
80000  
Toyota Tacoma in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 44000    
86700 0 Catalytic convertor heat shield loose. We used a worm drive clamp to reinstall. 
95000  

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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

Toyota Tacoma in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 TSB # EG021-06 EXHAUST TICKING NOISE. Replace exhaust manifolds assm on LH and RH side, replace gasket 
Toyota Tacoma in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2013 108000    
113000 1300 Fuel Pump assembly and Bamk 1 upstream O2 sensor replaced 
94000  

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

Toyota Tacoma in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2012 54560    
54860 500 Had ECP warranty (now ended) cover timing chain inspection cover gasket replacement. 
60760  

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tacoma in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 21000    
21000 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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