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Toyota Tundra Transmission Problems

720 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Toyota Tundra. 41 of these members (5.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 59 transmission repairs to Toyota Tundras--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 Toyota Tundra problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Toyota Tundra repairs by problem area

Chart based on 381 repairs.

Toyota Tundra transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 61 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

381-horsepower 5.7L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

18000 mi   Defective front differential. 
29000   vibration, bad differential 

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2007 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

381-horsepower 5.7L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

26000 mi   Thump in the transmission or drivetrain after coming to a stop. 
43000   Transmission tailshaft slightly leaking. Tailshaft and driveshaft assembley replaced per TSB. 

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2007 Toyota Tundra 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

381-horsepower 5.7L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

8000 mi   Rear differential gasket was leaking between the bolts. Went to two dealers. First one said it was water, second one said it was normal. Sent an e-mail to Corporate and they called the closer dealer. Took it in again and they replaced the gasket in half a 
8000   Rear differential leak between the bolts on both sides. 
17000   Broken front driver's CV joint. Dealer replaced entire driver's side front axle. 
23000   All warning lights came on, at same time pulled over and called dealer. Drove to shop, left four days waiting for parts, first set was wrong second set took manager to install. Tech didn't know how neutral safety switch and tranny module failed. 

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2007 Toyota Tundra 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

381-horsepower 5.7L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

3500 mi   Inspect Shuttering in driveline - later identified as bad Torque Converter 
8500   Replaced Torque Converter Adjusted Parking Brake 
14000   Surge feeling when leaving stop signs, and high rpms at unusual times. 

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2005 Toyota Tundra

Engine not specified

67000 mi US $75 Diagnosis charge for transmission problems. 
69000   tranny rebuild 

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2005 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

282-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

28000 mi US $300 All three U-joints had to be replaced 
89300 US $325 Drive shaft universal joints were making noise at very low speeds. 
93000   U-Joint bushings at differential was squeeking, U-Joint needed replacement. Oil Change Wipers 
103000   Engine Check code was P2714 & P0776 transmission sensors. Shop inspection, the mechanic said the trans fluid was leaking; need to replace trans output shaft seal and top off trans fluid. Instead of replacing tran per first quote. 
105300   Check engine light on P2714 and P0776 came on again after awhile from previous repair. Still hesitating when acceler. Went to Toyota dealer to see what it would take to repair and do oil change. After the visit no problem now. 
106000   When going in for a routine maintenance, the mechanic asked me about the check engine light and then he said said he took care of the problem for no charge. The engine was hesitating and the CEL said sensors in the trans were the problem. 

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