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2002 Toyota Tundra Problems and Repair Histories

39 TrueDelta members own a 2002 Toyota Tundra. 15 of these members (38.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 23 repairs to 2002 Toyota Tundras--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2002 Toyota Tundra problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2002 Toyota Tundra problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2002 Toyota Tundra problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2002 Toyota Tundra repairs by problem area

35% of the 2002 Toyota Tundra repairs were to the engine, 22% to the transmission, 22% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 4% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 23 repairs.

2002 Toyota Tundra repair cost distribution

Of the 2002 Toyota Tundra repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 7% cost less than $100, 71% between $100 and $499, 14% between $500 and $999, and 7% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 14 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 2002 Toyota Tundra problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2002 Toyota Tundra

Engine not specified

Toyota Tundra in Vermont, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 210000    
210000 100 Left rear axle seal, brake shoes and hardware 

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2002 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

245-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tundra in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2013 78000    
79300 220 Replaced oxygen sensor 
92000  

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2002 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

245-horsepower 4.7L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Toyota Tundra in Maine, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 120000    
121500 0 Leaking front axle seal replaced 
127000 750 Both front calipers seized, requiring replacement of entire front brakes (calipers, rotors, pads). Seeping oil leak in rear differential housing (axle) due to excessive rust. 
127000  
Toyota Tundra in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 138000    
148000 170 hood latch and lock failed, requiring replacement 
151000 120 Check engine light caused by failure of vacuum hose. Heater box blend door seized. Replacement estimated at $1836.86. Mechanic knocked door over to heat side for winter. Will require knocking back in spring. 
155000  
Toyota Tundra in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 312000    
315000 0 cv boot 
334000  
Toyota Tundra in Maine, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 63000    
65000 65 Corrosion on the rear differential cross member. Extensive rust. Used the product POR-15 process which involves prepping the area with solution and using a paint bush covering the rear differential area with a thick coating of POR-15. 
73000 220 Leaky transmission oil pan gasket. Repair shop removed pan a resealed the pan. 
74000  
Toyota Tundra in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 155000    
160700 500 The parking brake cables and bellcranks were frozen and needed replacement. Likely from non-use prior to owning vehicle. 
170300 400 Had my third failed caliper in 14 months. Replaced the front right caliper which was replaced 14 months ago. The front left failed 9 months ago. 
177500 450 Caliper stopped working on front drivers side. Both front calipers have failed twice in 2.5 years. Most recent time brake lines were replaced to calipers. Hope brake line replacement fixes issues. 
188000 150 Had to replace the coupler that connects the steering shaft to the rest of the steering system 
191000 15 Nuts that held the post cat O2 sensor in place on the drivers side rusted off and O2 sensor came out. Was able to fix by buying a new gasket and nuts. The studs were in near perfect condition and just need a die nut run over them to clean. 
195000 140 Lower balljoint on drivers side needed replaced 
Toyota Tundra in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 86000    
87000 1500 O2 sensor went out 

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2002 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tundra in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2013 37000    
39300 1800 Replaced universal gear. It seemed like a metal washer was missing from the original 
44000  

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2002 Toyota Tundra 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tundra in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 92000    
97000 0 Emissions 
99300 150 Emission 
108000  

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