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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,833 miles

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2002 Toyota Tundra drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2002 Toyota Tundra Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 012014


  • 117,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Toyota Tundra. The contact stated that he observed that the rear differential was rusted and leaking. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 117,000.

- Terryville, CT, USA

problem #2

Sep 202010

Tundra 4WD 8-cyl

  • 89,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Toyota Tundra. The contact noticed an oil leak after parking the vehicle. After he inspected, he saw that the rear differential was leaking the oil the vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the entire axle housing had rusted completely, thus leaking oil.. the contact called the manufacturer who stated that they would call him back and determine if they would assist with repairs. The failure mileage was approximately 89,000. Updated 01/14/11 the entire differential needed to be replaced. Updated 04/19/11

- Bridgeton, ME, USA

problem #1

Apr 082000

Tundra 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 500 miles
There is a vibration in the fron drive train between 30 and 40 mph. It only occurs when the vihicle is cold and goes away after several miles of driving. I have contacted Toyota and they say it is a normal condition and will not work try to fix the problem. They claim it is comming from the front differential.

- Lindstrom, MN, USA

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