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2018 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Virginia, United States
Jul 2018 - Dec 2019
May 2019

6000 mi
Recall for forward collision prevention system 

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2017 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

278-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Toyota Tacoma in Colorado, United States
Jan 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

7000 mi
Entune update. Not receiving texts from iPhone 
Toyota Tacoma in California, United States
Jan 2018 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

12500 mi
Vacuum pump 
May 2018

13145 mi
Replacement of fuel pump because of a clicking/ticking/chirping noise. Noise slowly returned after about 4 weeks. 

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2017 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Missouri, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

3000 mi
Rear sliding window leaks. New rear on order. Right side temp control knob hard to turn. New knob on order. 
Aug 2017

10000 mi
Recall for rear end seal. 
Jun 2018

18000 mi
Align front end. 
Toyota Tacoma in Puerto Rico
Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
Apr 2017

6487 mi
Rear Differential Housing Bolts, gasket and fluid changed. Slack or play in rear differential and differential fluid leaking. There was a a noise when transmision was shifted from reverse to drive or from drive to reverse.  
Toyota Tacoma in Alaska, United States
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

5000 mi
TSB performed for poorly shifting auto transmission. Software update from Toyota helps some but the truck still has the poorest shifting auto transmission I have ever experienced. I have been driving since 1980. 
Toyota Tacoma in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
Dec 2017

6820 mi
Front right dash speaker was rattling. It had a broken clip. A new speaker was ordered and when it came in, replaced. 
Toyota Tacoma in Arizona, United States
Mar 2018 - Feb 2019
May 2018

25000 mi
High pressure fuel pump recall/repair. Identified by myself, took to the dealer for diagnosis and replacement. Took a week to ship the part to the dealer, vehicle was drive-able during this time. 

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2017 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in California, United States
Jan 2017 - May 2018
Oct 2017

4000 mi
Rear axle pumpkin seal recall 
Toyota Tacoma in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2017 - Mar 2018
Oct 2017

22000 mi
Clutch master cylinder noisy and sticky Rear axle makes a slight howling noise at 55mph. They replaced some isolators for some heat shield, but the noise didn’t go away. After reading on the internet, it looks like it is a pretty widespread issue with no solution. Decided to live with it. 
Toyota Tacoma in California, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

7000 mi
LED foglights (factory) burnt out, replaced under warranty. 

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2017 Toyota Tacoma 4-door

6-cylinder automated manual AWD

Toyota Tacoma in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

2000 mi
Eyeglass holder dropped down fast, supposed to drop slowly as not to allow glasses to pop out. 
Mar 2017

4000 mi
Engine stutters at low speed going up incline - dealer said was normal! Computer up to date. 

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2016 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

7000 mi
My Tacoma's automatic transmission began to slip between gears. Found some research online suggesting that they were delivered low on transmission fluid from the factory. Took it in and sure enough was 2 quarts low. Seems to have fixed 
Oct 2016

16000 mi
Transmission was still slipping a bit. Turns out there was a software update that needed to be done. Shifts way smoother and gas is more responsive after update. Tailgate "lowering hinge" broke Creaking Noise coming from front right suspension. REmoved and replaced front right strut absorber assembly, support assembly, retainer cushion, cushion, shock ab, fitting kit 

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2016 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Extended Cab 6ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2016 - Dec 2017
Mar 2017

12000 mi
Replace under warranty the passenger door seal. 
Jun 2017

15300 mi
Replace undersized headliner. 

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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

Toyota Tacoma in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2016 - Mar 2016
Mar 2016 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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2016 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 6ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Arkansas, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
May 2016 glue holding hood was not bound . Hood vibrated while the truck was in motion . After fix it is better but still not right. 
Aug 2016

2000 mi
Reflash the ECM for transmission problems. a Toyota TSB I glued the hood myself to fix the vibrating hood problem . 
Apr 2017

6000 mi
Had a second transmission ECU reflashed for shifting problems . truck shifts good now . 
May 2018

14000 mi
howling noise cancellation bushing install 
Toyota Tacoma in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
May 2018

40920 mi

C $420
Sensor for the automatic stability control failed 

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2016 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

278-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Toyota Tacoma in Hawaii, United States
Feb 2017 - Mar 2017
Mar 2017

9500 mi
Driving on the freeway and pressed accelerator and lost all power. Engine sputtered like water in gas tank but eventually got worse. Made it to the dealer and they replaced the crank sensor that was faulty. All under warranty but had to be in the shop for 2 days since it failed on a Saturday. 

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2016 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Hawaii, United States
Nov 2015 - Jul 2018
Sep 2017

28000 mi

US $100
front end alignment 
Nov 2017

29000 mi

US $200
Needed front end alignment 
Toyota Tacoma in South Dakota, United States
Nov 2015 - May 2018
May 2016

2100 mi
Hard shifting 1st to 2nd gear. Replaced transmission. 
Toyota Tacoma in Arizona, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2016
Apr 2016

2300 mi
vehicle surges when stopped and light brake pedal 
Toyota Tacoma in Florida, United States
Nov 2015 - Feb 2018
Mar 2016

3000 mi
Foam glue attaching hood to metal sub frame separated in many areas, which allowed hood to flex under wind pressure. 
Sep 2016

9000 mi
Foam glue attaching external hood panel to hood frame was failing, allowing flex & vibration. Toyota replaced hood. New hood has same issue, I pointed this out to the body shop after it was installed. A future replacement will be necessary. 
Aug 2017

18500 mi
Crankshaft positioning sensor failure (prior to recall being issued). Caused truck to run extremely rough and not properly change gears or accelerate/decelerate. Had to be towed to dealer, was provided a rental, and wait for replacement part to be issued. 
Sep 2017

20000 mi

US $150
Battery quit after only 2 years with no signs of trouble leading up to the failure. Replaced with a new battery. 
Dec 2017

23000 mi
Constant squeaking from rear suspension. Was told this was due to faulty bushings and that a bulletin had been issued. Replacement parts not yet available. Dealer lubricated the bushings to reduce noise. Functionality not affected. 
Toyota Tacoma in Texas, United States
Nov 2015 - Mar 2016
Feb 2016

3000 mi
Cold start, transmission would lag when shifting from reverse to drive. truck would lurch forward. Known issue on forums, transmission fluid was 1/2 quart low 
Toyota Tacoma in Michigan, United States
Dec 2015 - Apr 2017
May 2016

1000 mi
Blind spot monitoring and QI phone charger not working. had repaired 
Aug 2016

5000 mi
Software update to correct shifting issues. Truck would constantly be searching for gears at highway speeds. Blind spot monitoring system only working intermittingly. 
Toyota Tacoma in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

25000 mi
Leaking left rear brake Transfer case leaking. Steering rack replaced 
Jun 2018

39000 mi

US $120
Battery failure. Battery replaced. 
Toyota Tacoma in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

5000 mi
Blind side monitor 
Toyota Tacoma in Oregon, United States
Apr 2016 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

3000 mi
Driver and passenger windows were rattling. Went to dealer they couldn't replicate. I made a video to prove but trade in my truck few days later. 

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2016 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Crew Cab 5ft bed

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

Toyota Tacoma in Idaho, United States
Aug 2017 - Sep 2018
Jun 2018

17000 mi
Engine seems to lag on initial start, especially from 1st to 2nd gears. Issue thought to be the clutch position sensor, however the Toyota tech was unable to "duplicate the issue". Truck has been to the shop several times for the hesitation issue w/o resolution of the problem 

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