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Toyota Tundra Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

688 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Toyota Tundra. 83 of these members (12.1%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 47 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Toyota Tundras--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 Toyota Tundra problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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

Don't infer 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 Toyota Tundra repairs by problem area

28% of the Toyota Tundra repairs were to the engine, 15% to the transmission, 14% to the brakes, 10% to the suspension, 14% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 13% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 304 repairs.

Toyota Tundra transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Toyota Tundra transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 15% cost less than $100, 52% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, 7% between $1000 and $2499, and 3% more than $2500.

Chart based on 60 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 Toyota Tundra Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Toyota Tundra in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 1000    
18000 0 Defective front differential. 
29000 0 vibration, bad differential 
67000  

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2007 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

381-horsepower 5.7L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tundra in Hawaii, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 25000    
26000 0 Thump in the transmission or drivetrain after coming to a stop. 
69000  
Toyota Tundra in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 37000    
43000 0 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

Toyota Tundra in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 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 0 Rear differential leak between the bolts on both sides. 
17000 0 Broken front driver's CV joint. Dealer replaced entire driver's side front axle. 
61000  
Toyota Tundra in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 15000    
23000 0 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. 
130000  

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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

Toyota Tundra in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Inspect Shuttering in driveline - later identified as bad Torque Converter 
0 Replaced Torque Converter Adjusted Parking Brake 
14000 0 Surge feeling when leaving stop signs, and high rpms at unusual times. 
 

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2005 Toyota Tundra

Engine not specified

Toyota Tundra in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 65000    
67000 75 Diagnosis charge for transmission problems. 
69000 2464 tranny rebuild 
79000  

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2005 Toyota Tundra 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

282-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

Toyota Tundra in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 28000    
28000 300 All three U-joints had to be replaced 
55000  
Toyota Tundra in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 87000    
89300 325 Drive shaft universal joints were making noise at very low speeds. 
93000 350 U-Joint bushings at differential was squeeking, U-Joint needed replacement. Oil Change Wipers 
103000 285 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 150 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 0 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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