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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,333 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Toyota Tacoma brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Toyota Tacoma Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 012007

Tacoma

  • 4,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Several times when I applied my brakes on ice or slippery snow, it seemed like my brakes failed to function properly, at the initial application.

- Green Bay, WI, USA

problem #2

Nov 092009

Tacoma

  • 113,000 miles
On November 09, 2009, about 19:21 P.M. I was driving my vehicle Toyota Tacoma 2006. I was unable to stop at the red signal due to brake failure and my car was going down the grade totaly out of control without brakes and unable to stiring the wheel and after this I struck another vehicle. The accident happened in paterson, passaic county, New Jersey. The police report # 09-141205. The next day after the accident Toyota sent me a recall letter about floor mat interference with accelerator pedal.

- Clifton, NJ, USA

problem #1

Oct 052009

Tacoma

  • 31,000 miles
I was creeping--2 or 3 mph--up to an intersection in my 06 Tacoma. When I tried to stop, I could feel the anti lock brakes shifting around, but the truck would not stop. It "drove itself" into the path of a mack dump truck, totaling my truck & sending me to the chiropractor twice so far. If my truck had managed to get another 2 or 3 feet into the intersection, the dump truck would have hit my driver's side door instead of the front tire. Odds are, I would not have survived that crash. My insurance is finding me at fault, Toyota offered to run diagnostics on the truck after it was fixed. My truck was hit so hard, it busted the engine block, so it won't be fixed, it's considered totaled. So I'm ?!@#$% unless you folks can get something done!

- Rogers, AR, USA

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