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2001 Toyota Tacoma Problems and Repair Histories

43 TrueDelta members own a 2001 Toyota Tacoma. 14 of these members (32.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 28 repairs to 2001 Toyota Tacomas--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2001 Toyota Tacoma problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2001 Toyota Tacoma problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2001 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 2001 Toyota Tacoma repairs by problem area

64% of the 2001 Toyota Tacoma repairs were to the engine, 14% to the brakes, 14% to the suspension, 4% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 28 repairs.

2001 Toyota Tacoma repair cost distribution

Of the 2001 Toyota Tacoma repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 47% cost between $100 and $499, 33% between $500 and $999, and 20% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 15 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 2001 Toyota Tacoma problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2001 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tacoma in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 159000    
160300 225 Timing Redone. Car wouldn't idle. Computer Reprogrammed. Idle sensor replaced. 
175700 0 Front suspension and Wishbone 
179000  

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 76880    
77500 350 Check engine light came on, with an OBDII code reader I found a problem code P0136 which indicated a O2 sensor, took to garage and had it replaced all okay since then! 
78120 570 Exhaust developed hole and got unbearably loud! Exhaust replaced at local garage. Engine crank sensor failed above 3200 RPM. Engine was running fine until reaching 3200 RPM. No trouble codes or engine lights came on... but the truck would shut off when the RPM reached 3200, and continue to run again when below 3200 RPM. 
Toyota Tacoma in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 79000    
80000 302 O2 sensor in front of cat went bad 
 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tacoma in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 99000    
100000 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

Toyota Tacoma in Maine, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 90000    
90000 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

Toyota Tacoma in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 179800    
182900 1050 Engine light on/ Oxygen sensors replaced 
186620 75 Replaced front pads. Replaced RHS Front side marker light bulb 
269700 660 Muffler had a hole. Design required replacement of front pipe, muffler and tail pipe (one piece design). No universal muffler available. 
272800 0 Emission light. Required Oxygen sensor#2 replacement Emission light back on. Indicates Cat converter #2 needs replacement. Engine light back on. Indicates Cat Converter #1 needs to be replaced. 
319140 291 Ignition not working. Internet indicated to install key into ignition and smack end of key with a screwdriver handle to start truck. Once home I was able to replace the ignition switch in less then 10 minutes. Dealer charge was 2 hours at $110/hour. 
322400 750 trailer wiring / module shorted, tail lights not working. rewired from dash to tail lights. 
Toyota Tacoma in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 143000    
143000 100 obd II scanner gave P1130 and P1135, P0171 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed manual RWD

Toyota Tacoma in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 149420    
170500 1200 replaced front wheel bearings, timing belt, waterpump 
186600 340 NEW SHOCKS 
190960 400 cable in brake broke 
191580  
Toyota Tacoma in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 189000    
190000 575 Air Fuel Sensor and other Sensor needed replaced. 
 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tacoma in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 152000    
153000 0 squeaking in power steering pulley. Ignored and it went away. Check engine light is on...its a exhaust sensor...ignoring. 
168000  

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