Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Toyota Tacoma brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Toyota Tacoma Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 211999


  • miles


Rear brakes misadjusted. Nlm

- Covington, GA, USA

problem #1

Dec 241998

Tacoma 4WD

  • miles
Brakes/pads on new 1998 truck were at 30% at first 12 months and needed to be replaced and rotors turned. Upon repairing, there is major vibration and slight grawl with clicking noise in forward or reverse. Dealer said it was normal to have vibration/pulling to large vehicles. I have a great concern for the safety of my family while driving my 1998 Toyota Tacoma 4WD extra cab. Dealer stated that there have been several brake replacements on similar vehicles from 7000-16000 miles on vehicle; however, due to no formal complaints, nothing can be done. Due to this fact, it will cost from $300-400 to repair, becuase warranty ends 12month/12,000 miles.

- North Las Vegas, NV, USA

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