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2008

Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls for 2008 TOYOTA TACOMA

Bulletin Number: TSB-0057-13 Bulletin Date: 04-26-2013
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Toyota: on some vehicles, with 5 speed automatic transmission, can hear a whinnying noise coming from the rear differential. model 2005-2013 tacoma. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-0250-12 Bulletin Date: 12-21-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Toyota: just before coming to a stop or accelerating from a stop would experience a bump from behind sensation or hear a thunking or clunking noise from rear of vehicle. information on repair procedure on rear propeller shaft (driveshaft
Bulletin Number: TSB-0250-12 Bulletin Date: 12-21-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Toyota: just before coming to a stop or accelerating from a stop would experience a bump from behind sensation or hear a thunking or clunking noise from rear of vehicle. information on repair procedure on rear propeller shaft (driveshaft
Bulletin Number: TSB-0087-12 Bulletin Date: 06-13-2012
Component:
181000 vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal
Summary
Toyota: accelerator pedal sensor assembly information regarding the inspection, removal, and installation, if lubrication or oil, is applied. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-0087-12 Bulletin Date: 06-13-2012
Component:
181000 vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal
Summary
Toyota: accelerator pedal sensor assembly information regarding the inspection, removal, and installation, if lubrication or oil, is applied. *pe
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0057-12 Bulletin Date: 03-23-2012
Component:
010000 steering
Summary
Toyota: steering intermediate shaft rattle noise. some vehicles may exhibit steering rattle noise when driven over rough road surfaces. also included 2wd tacoma prerunner. model years 2005-2012. *js
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0057-12 Bulletin Date: 03-23-2012
Component:
010000 steering
Summary
Toyota: steering intermediate shaft rattle noise. some vehicles may exhibit steering rattle noise when driven over rough road surfaces. also included 2wd tacoma prerunner. model years 2005-2012. *js
Bulletin Number: TSB-0122-11 Bulletin Date: 09-06-2011
Component:
Air bags
Summary
Toyota: information provided for replacing the seat covers for vehicles equipped with side airbags. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-0122-11 Bulletin Date: 09-06-2011
Component:
Seats
Summary
Toyota: information provided for replacing the seat covers for vehicles equipped with side airbags. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-0122-11 Bulletin Date: 09-06-2011
Component:
140000 air bags
Summary
Toyota: information provided for replacing the seat covers for vehicles equipped with side airbags. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-0122-11 Bulletin Date: 09-06-2011
Component:
220000 seats
Summary
Toyota: information provided for replacing the seat covers for vehicles equipped with side airbags. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-0049-11 Bulletin Date: 05-31-2011
Component:
Power train:manual transmission
Summary
Toyota: information on installing manual transmission shift lever or park neutral position switch. *rm
Bulletin Number: TSB-0049-11 Bulletin Date: 05-31-2011
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Toyota: information on installing manual transmission shift lever or park neutral position switch. *rm
Bulletin Number: TSB-0049-11 Bulletin Date: 05-31-2011
Component:
102000 power train:manual transmission
Summary
Toyota: information on installing manual transmission shift lever or park neutral position switch. *rm
Bulletin Number: TSB-0049-11 Bulletin Date: 05-31-2011
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Toyota: information on installing manual transmission shift lever or park neutral position switch. *rm
Bulletin Number: SB-0119-10 REV2 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2010
Component:
Steering:gear box (other than rack and pinion)
Summary
Toyota: some toyota tacoma vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2011 may have a steering rattle noise when driving on rough surfaces. *rm
Bulletin Number: SB-0119-10 REV2 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2010
Component:
Steering:linkages
Summary
Toyota: some toyota tacoma vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2011 may have a steering rattle noise when driving on rough surfaces. *rm
Bulletin Number: SB-0119-10 REV2 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2010
Component:
013000 steering:gear box (other than rack and pinion)
Summary
Toyota: some toyota tacoma vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2011 may have a steering rattle noise when driving on rough surfaces. *rm
Bulletin Number: SB-0119-10 REV2 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2010
Component:
017000 steering:linkages
Summary
Toyota: some toyota tacoma vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2011 may have a steering rattle noise when driving on rough surfaces. *rm
Bulletin Number: TSB-0064-10 Bulletin Date: 02-04-2010
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Toyota: techstream ecu flash reprogramming procedure. flash reprogramming allows the ecu software to be updated without replacing the ecu. flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ecus are released as field-fix procedures de
Bulletin Number: TSB-0064-10 Bulletin Date: 02-04-2010
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Toyota: techstream ecu flash reprogramming procedure. flash reprogramming allows the ecu software to be updated without replacing the ecu. flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ecus are released as field-fix procedures de
Bulletin Number: SB-0397-09 REV1 Bulletin Date: 12-18-2009
Component:
Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual
Summary
Toyota: vehicle interior: interior panels/trim to improve serviceability of the floor carpet grommet (floor clamp retainer), a new service part has been developed which allows the floor carpet grommet to be replaced separately from the ca
Bulletin Number: SB-0397-09 REV1 Bulletin Date: 12-18-2009
Component:
355200 equipment:other:owners/service/other manual
Summary
Toyota: vehicle interior: interior panels/trim to improve serviceability of the floor carpet grommet (floor clamp retainer), a new service part has been developed which allows the floor carpet grommet to be replaced separately from the ca
Bulletin Number: SB-0277-09 Bulletin Date: 08-18-2009
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Toyota: automatic transmission/transaxle. some vehicles may exhibit a mil on condition with dtc p0705 (transmission range sensor circuit malfunction (prndl input)) stored. common symptoms with this dtc can include possible delayed engage
Bulletin Number: SB-0277-09 Bulletin Date: 08-18-2009
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Toyota: automatic transmission/transaxle. some vehicles may exhibit a mil on condition with dtc p0705 (transmission range sensor circuit malfunction (prndl input)) stored. common symptoms with this dtc can include possible delayed engage
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0076-08 Bulletin Date: 05-29-2008
Component:
Power train:driveline:differential unit
Summary
Rear differential whine or howling noise at highway speeds. *pe
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0076-08 Bulletin Date: 05-29-2008
Component:
105500 power train:driveline:differential unit
Summary
Rear differential whine or howling noise at highway speeds. *pe
Bulletin Number: 407 Bulletin Date: 10-26-2007
Component:
Unknown or other
Summary
Driver and passenger's side floor mats. *nj
Bulletin Number: 407 Bulletin Date: 10-26-2007
Component:
980000 unknown or other
Summary
Driver and passenger's side floor mats. *nj
Bulletin Number: 13707 Bulletin Date: 09-21-2007
Component:
Unknown or other
Summary
Floor mat installation during (pds) pre-delivery service. *nj
Bulletin Number: 13707 Bulletin Date: 09-21-2007
Component:
980000 unknown or other
Summary
Floor mat installation during (pds) pre-delivery service. *nj
Recall Date: 03-07-2012 Affected Vehicles: 495,470
Component:
Air bags:frontal
Summary:
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 tacoma vehicles, manufactured from september 14, 2004, through august 29, 2008. over time, steering wheel vibration may damage the spiral cable assembly (clockspring) that powers the driver┐s air bag module. if damage occurs, the air bag warning lamp will illuminate and the air bag may become deactivated.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash, the driver┐s side air bag may not deploy, increasing the risk of personal injury.
How to Fix:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the spiral cable assembly, free of charge. an interim letter is expected to be mailed to owners during april 2012. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
Recall Date: 03-04-2011 Affected Vehicles: 22,000
Component:
Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems
Summary:
"toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2011 fj cruiser, land cruiser, tacoma, sequoia and tundra vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 138, ""tire pressure monitoring system (tpms)."" when factory-installed wheels and tires were replaced with toyota authorized accessory wheels and lt tires prior to first sale, the tire pressure monitoring systems were not re-calibrated correctly and therefore do not start illuminating the low tire pressure warning telltale at the required minimum activation pressure."
Consequence:
Failure to warn of tire deflations is a non-compliance with fmvss 138 and could lead to tire failure increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
For the land cruiser, sequoia, tacoma and tundra vehicles, the dealer will re-calibrate the tire pressure monitoring system on affected vehicles and install an updated tire and loading information label at no charge. for the fj cruiser vehicles, the tpms cannot be reset so the electronic control unit (ecu) for the tpms will be replaced. toyota is currently developing the remedy ecu. if an owner is not certain whether his or her vehicle is equipped with these accessories, please contact any toyota dealer for an inspection at no charge. the safety recall began on march 31, 2011. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
Recall Date: 02-03-2010 Affected Vehicles: 153,418
Component:
Equipment:other:labels
Summary:
"southeast toyota is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 passenger vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 110, ""tire selection and rims."" these vehicles were sold without the requisite load carrying capacity modification labels."
Consequence:
A driver may overload a vehicle which may increase the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Dealers will mail to consumers the corrected label or the customer will have the option for dealers to install the label free of charge. the safety recall began on may 27, 2010. owners may contact southeast toyota at 1-800-301-6859.
Recall Date: 02-03-2010 Affected Vehicles: 271,417
Component:
Equipment:other:labels
Summary:
"gulf states toyota is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 110, ""tire selection and rims."" these vehicles were sold between september 1, 2005 and june 2, 2008 without the requisite load carrying capacity modification labels."
Consequence:
This does not meet the standard requirements.
How to Fix:
Dealers will mail to consumers the corrected label or the customer will have the option for dealers to install the label free of charge. dealers will also correct the owner's manual. the safety recall began on may 27, 2010. owners may contact gulf states toyota at 713-580-3300.
Recall Number: 90L(TOYOTA)/90LG Recall Date: 10-05-2009 Affected Vehicles: 4,445,056
Component:
Vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal
Summary:
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2004-2010 passenger vehicles. the accelerator pedal can get stuck in the wide open position due to its being trapped by an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat.
Consequence:
A stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.
How to Fix:
Toyota filed an amended defect report on november 25, 2009, stating that dealers will modify the accelerator pedal and, on certain vehicles, alter the shape of the floor surface under the pedal. these changes address the risk of pedal entrapment due to interference with the floor mat. redesigned accelerator pedals will become available beginning in april 2010 and dealers will replace any modified pedal with the new pedal if desired. also, dealers will replace any genuine toyota or lexus all-weather floor mats with redesigned all-weather mats, or repurchase the previous mats from owners who do not want the new ones. additionally, software modifications will be installed on camry, avalon and lexus es 350, is 350 and is 250 models that will ensure that the brake overrides the accelerator in the event both brake and accelerator pedals are applied. toyota will begin mailing letters to owners on december 31, 2009. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331, lexus at 1-800-255-3987.
Recall Date: 06-15-2009 Affected Vehicles: 27,080
Component:
Equipment:other:labels
Summary:
"toyota is recalling 27,080 model year 2005 through 2010 passenger cars built from september 1, 2005 to may 4, 2009. these vehicles were not equipped with load carrying capacity modification labels which fails to conform with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 110, ""tire selection and rims."""
Consequence:
Incorrect load carrying capacity modification labels could result in the vehicle being overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Toyota will notify owners and provide them with a new, accurate label to be installed over the inaccurate label free of charge. the safety recall began on august 18, 2009. owners may contact toyota at 1-888-270-9371.
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