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Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,165 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2007 Toyota Tacoma body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2007 Toyota Tacoma Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #11

Apr 012013

Tacoma 6-cyl

  • 121,000 miles


My 2007 Tacoma double cab sport 4X4 has rust on the entire frame. My concern is that the structural stability of the frame may become compromised due to rusting on the inside of the frame as well. I am located in chesapeake, Virginia which of course receives snow maybe twice a year. Please Toyota resolve this problem.

- Chesapeake, VA, USA

problem #10

Jul 112014

Tacoma 6-cyl

  • 74,000 miles
Frame perforated due to rust and corrosion primarily areas adjacent to catalytic converter. Frame has approximately 2 inch perforation and is getting worse.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #9

Mar 042014

Tacoma 4-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
My 2007 Tacoma has serious frame rust. I have read about earlier Tacoma's with frame rust, one would of thought Toyota would have fixed this problem. I would like to see Toyota step up and admit they have a serious problem with their truck frames.

- Brimfield , IL, USA

problem #8

Nov 012013


  • 74,942 miles


First trip to dealership to have them inspect excessive rust on frame was 09/01/10 with 38707 miles on the odometer Toyota world of newton stated that the surface rust was consistent with northeast driving second trip to Toyota world of newton to inspect frame separating on 11/01/13 with 74942 miles on the odometer. Toyota inspected and confirmed perforations in right side frame rail and no programs or campaigns on this model year truck was purchased new from Toyota world of newton 2/20/07 I do not believe there should be perforations in a frame of a truck that is 6 years old.....

- Columbia, NJ, USA

problem #7

May 152008

Tacoma 6-cyl

  • 8,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Tacoma. The contact stated that there was excessive corrosion on the frame where the wiring of the vehicle was located. Additionally, the headlights flickered while driving at different speeds. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 8,000.

- Kegley, WV, USA

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problem #6

Nov 122013


  • 66,560 miles
The clear coat on the front bumper of the car is peeling off. It is not localized to one area it spans about 75% of the front bumper like a scar of peeled clear coat.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #5

Oct 082013


  • 61,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Tacoma. The contact stated that the rear bumper reinforcement bar that was attached to the frame became corroded. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 61,000.

- Kingsville, OH, USA

problem #4

Jan 182012


  • 135,553 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Tacoma. The contact stated that the frame snapped while driving 30 mph, causing the vehicle to become difficult to stop when braking. The contact also stated that the vehicle accelerated without warning. The contact called the manufacturer regarding any recalls for the vehicle. The manufacturer advised the contact that the VIN was included in every recall listed for the year, make and model including NHTSA campaign id number: 09V388000 (vehicle speed control). The manufacturer informed the contact to set up an appointment with an authorized dealer to have the recall service performed on the vehicle. The failure mileage was 135,553.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #3

Sep 042012


  • 63,400 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Tacoma. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken for routine service when the mechanic advised that the frame was rusted. The manufacturer was contacted and advised the contact that there were no recalls for the failure. The failure and the current mileage was 63,400.

- Savannah , GA, USA

problem #2

Jun 132012


  • 7,601 miles
Truck was in a parking slot when it suddenly accelerated and jumped the concrete barrier and hit the building (deli) broke the glass and damaged building. Airbag did not deploy. Damage to truck was $6533.97. This is second time truck has accelerated unexpectedly. Toyota inspected it on 6/25/2012 and determined it was not a manufacture design or defect. I believe there is some kind of malfunction. They checked the operation of the accelerator pedal and they claim all throttle tests were safe as they were designed.

- Stockton, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 032010


  • 50,000 miles
2007 Toyota Tacoma...bumper is rusting through metal. Manufacturer Toyota will not honor body rust warranty. Have noticed other owners complaining of shoddy materials being used in the manufacture of chrome bumpers.

- Winchester, MA, USA

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