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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,780 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2009 Toyota Tacoma brakes problems

brakes problem

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2009 Toyota Tacoma Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 202011

Tacoma 4-cyl

  • 12,780 miles


I started my truck, outside temperature 22, pulled it into my garage and pressed on the brake to ease forward and the truck would not stop. I pressed as hard as I could on the brake but the truck continued forward and hit the front wall of the garage. It felt like it was trying to continue driving forward against the garage wall. I placed it into park and after calming down backed it off the wall.

- Aurora, MO, USA

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