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Toyota Tacoma repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

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

Other (3%)

Chart based on 765 repairs.
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Toyota Tacoma other repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (9%)

$100 - $499 (26%)

< $100 (65%)

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Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

278-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

16000 mi Tailgate "lowering hinge" broke 

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2016 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

Truck exchanged for a V6 because dealer didn't realize that no tow package is available or recommended for the four-cylinder. 

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2015 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

28000 mi

US $50
THE LICENSE PLATE LIGHT HAS COMPLETELY FALLEN APART ON ONE SIDE. THE SCREW IS STRIPPED. THE PART IS INCREDIBLY CHEAP FOR AN EXTERIOR PART. 

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2013 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

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

33000 mi

US $90
Vibration in drivetrain. 4 wheels spin balanced. 

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2013 Toyota Tacoma 2-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

11000 mi door over gas cap was too tight. they loosened soemthing and didnt charge for it and it is wonderful now 

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2012 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed

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

24700 mi Rear passenger headrest mounting support broken. 
75000 mi

US $825
Replaced original Bridgestone tires (Lasted 75,000 miles) with Michelin Defender LTX 

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2012 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

1500 mi Diagnosed Entune traffic application not working. Same issue seen in the Prius. Diagnosed as Entune extension module antenna. Needed to cotact Toyota Engineering to get approval to repair. Waiting on part. 

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2012 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

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

54000 mi

US $300
Driver's door hinge snapped. 

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2011 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

9000 mi Driver's power window fell off of its rails due to bolts on lift mechanism snapping. Replaced window and lift mechanism 

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2011 Toyota Tacoma 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

6000 mi

US $130
The grille at cowl/firewall top is poorly designed. Permits leaves, acorns, twigs and other debris to enter the ventilation system bypassing cabin filter. Had to drop blower to clean it and also replace cabin filter at only 5,000 miles. 

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2010 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

53000 mi

US $184
Replaced windshield. Original one developed a pressure crack across the windshield. 

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2009 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

159-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

6000 mi Replaced radio. 

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2009 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

236-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

205000 mi

US $200
Head light housing fogged up. Replaced with OEM parts and LED bulb conversion. 

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2008 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

78000 mi

US $80
Right front tire valve was replaced. 

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2007 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

60000 mi

US $60
Windshield wiper stem had to be replaced on passenger side. 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

164-horsepower 2.7L I4 4-speed automatic RWD

119040 mi Traced problem to heater system intake below grill at base of windshield filled with solid ice. Could not drive without wipers so dismantled and chipped ice away to get wipers working. Did turn power off quickly so motor did not overheat. 

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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

90000 mi

US $200
linkage between driver and passenger wipers failed. Replaced linkage. 

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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

125000 mi

US $300
Windshield wiper transmission broke and was replaced. 

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2005 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Regular Cab 6ft bed

164-horsepower 2.7L I4 5-speed manual RWD

79000 mi Seat belt retractor on passenger side became jammed. 

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2002 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

160700 mi Windshield wiper fluid reservoir leaked and kept the dashboard light one. Replaced and had light turned off. Ordered part on line and local mechanic replaced it. Also turned off light pertaining to oxygen sensor that was replaced n March 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

190-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed manual RWD

159537 mi

US $916
Replaced Radiator and both upper and lower hoses. 

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2001 Toyota Tacoma 2dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

172000 mi Bolts holding driver side window to lifter mechanism came loose, I removed door panel and replaced bolts, about 20mins problem solved. 

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1999 Toyota Tacoma 2-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

215800 mi

US $25
Replaced both outside door handles 

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