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Toyota Tacoma repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (24%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (3%)

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Toyota Tacoma brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (31%)

< $100 (34%)

Chart based on 29 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2012 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

99000 mi

US $80
calipers sticking, squeal. fixed temporarily and came back. shop blames cheap brakes that are 14 mos old 

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2011 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

53940 mi

C $300
seized calipers ft found during safety sold truck to my son bought a 2015 colorado 3.6 l crew cab 

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2009 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual RWD

220000.0 mi

US $700
Replaced brake pads and turned rotors 

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2009 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

50000 mi The light actuator was broken. Took dealer two tries to fix. 
103620 mi Front pads, rotors and 1 caliper replaced 

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2008 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed

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

104200 mi

C $2200
Rear left park brake cable broken. Replaced both rear park brake cables. 

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2008 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

120900 mi

C $800
replaced font calipers, pads, rotors. Left front caliper was seized, resulting in poor braking and spongy brakes. I also replaced the master cylinder but this was not a necessary repair. 

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2008 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

3130.0 mi CUST STATES: THAT THERE IS A VIB RATION WHEN BRAKING ~|~ROTORS ARE WARPED ~|~RESURFACED BOTH FRONT ROTORS  

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2007 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

113500 mi

US $700
pads worn thin.rotors,calipers replaced 

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

67580 mi

C $220
replaced rotors, calipers and pads 

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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

136000 mi

US $86
Replaced Seized Caliper front drivers side. 
150000.0 mi

US $500
Brake job 
54960 mi

C $500
They diagnosed sticking caliper, had to replace caliper, pads and rotors 

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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

97000 mi

US $1000
Front Brake pad replacement 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

112220 mi

C $550
RH front brake caliper seized. 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed

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

125400 mi

US $3300
Caliper pistons seized on right front and left front calipers. Required replacement of both front calipers and rotors. 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

114700 mi

US $400
One piston seal of the driver's side caliper leaked, pedal went to the floor so I replaced both front calipers. 

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2004 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

170000 mi

US $350
Parking brake was rusted and seized. Had to be replaced. 

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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

152000 mi

US $20
Parking brake not holding. Replaced both parking brake cables inside drum brakes. 
186000 mi unseize rusty caliper piston (liquid salt used on roads!!) 

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2003 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

15000.0 mi front rotors warped, replaced per dealer warranty 
55000.0 mi

US $350
tundra rotors and calipers installed 
138000 mi

US $200
front parking brake cable broke 

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2003 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

62000 mi

US $2000
rear brakes, replace parking brake, 

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2002 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

121300 mi

US $300
Parking brake release lever seized on right rear drum brake. Protective boot damaged or missing. Lever was lubricated and boot was replaced. 

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2002 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

125020 mi

C $50
I replaced sections of two corroded brake lines. 

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2002 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

105700 mi Ongoing shake that isn't warped rotors. Caliper keeps going out of adjustment. Multiple trips and only ever short-term fix - always returns. 

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2002 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

150-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

172200 mi

US $85
would not release easily 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed manual RWD

190960 mi

C $400
cable in brake broke 

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