TSB List for the 1996 Toyota Tacoma

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Tacoma are official communications between Toyota & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
  • SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:LEAF
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)
  • VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
  • WHEELS
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:LEAF

    • TSB #SU00197

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51262

      TO IMPROVE ROAD FEEL AND RIDE COMFORT UNDER CERTAIN ROUGH ROAD CONDITIONS, CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE REAR LEAF SPRINGS AND ALL FOUR SHOCK ABSORBERS. *JD Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #T-TT-0636-20

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187241

      TT: Some Toyota vehicles installed with Toyota Complete Maintenance Care (TCMC) brake pads may exhibit a groan or squeak noise in various driving conditions. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #T-TT-0636-20

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186195

      TT: Some Toyota vehicles installed with Toyota Complete Maintenance Care (TCMC) brake pads may exhibit a groan or squeak noise in various driving conditions. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #T-SB-0141-13

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131984

      A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #T-TT-0010-10 Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132812

      Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #03704

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010021

      ENGINE BANK 1 AND BANK 2 A/F AND 02 IDENTIFICATION. VARIOUS TOYOTA MODELS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #TC01031

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627389

      SUBJECT REGARDING HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT. *YD Read More »

    • TSB #TC99005

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604869

      SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN X01 INVOLVING REPLACEMENT OF THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKETS INSTALLED ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.4 LITER V6 ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #TC99002

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #603966

      SUBJECT ON SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN X01 TO REPLACE THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKETS. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #001-98

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600461

      IMPROVING ENGINE IDLE SMOOTHNESS BY INCREASING IDLE SPEED FROM 600 RPM TO 700 RPM. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #080498

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605350

      SUBJECT REGARDING UPPER AND LOWER RADIATOR HOSE. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #WLK052418

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142568

      Provides instructions for returning Walker Exhaust Systems' BM Premium Pipe (P/N 55096). Because the part did not have the oxygen sensor fitting drilled out, it will not allow the sensor to be installed. Read More »

    • TSB #EG00297

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52101

      EVAP CHARCOAL CANISTER NOISE. *JD Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #EG01199

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #609187

      SUBJECT REGARDING 5VZ OXYGEN SENSOR IMPROVEMENT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #EG01199

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610061

      INFORMATION INTRODUCING DESIGN CHANGES TO THE 5VZ OXYGEN SENSOR TO REDUCE POSSIBILITY OF MOISTURE CONTACTING THE CERAMIC ELEMENT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #EG00699

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606186

      SUBJECT REGARDING 5VZ OXYGEN SENSOR IMPROVEMENT FOR VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE CERTAIN VIN RANGES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010199

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610976

      SUBJECT REGARDING 5VZ OXYGEN SENSOR IMPROVEMENT. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #120299

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #605423

      PARTS INFORMATION FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION (EGR). *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109492

      TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0071-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132084

      The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL ?ON,? shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

    • TSB #TC00599

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6082124

      INFORMATION ON MINIMIZING CLUTCH PEDAL SQUEAKING NOISE WHEN DEPRESSING OR RELEASING THE CLUTCH PEDAL ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #TC00599

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608124

      INFORMATION TO MINIMIZE CLUTCH PEDAL SQUEAKING NOISE WHEN DEPRESSING OR RELEASING THE CLUTCH PEDAL. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #T-SB-0014-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109404

      TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-14

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109492

      TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #T-SB-0014-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109404

      TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

    • TSB #DL00199

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088659

      THIS SERVICE BULLETIN PROVIDES THE LOCATION OF THE GREASE FITTINGS FOR THE PROPELLER SHAFT JOINTS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #DL00199

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610052

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE LOCATION OF THE GREASE FITTINGS FOR THE PROPELLER SHAFT JOINTS AS WELL AS THE TYPE OF GREASE TO USE WITH EACH FITTING LOCATION. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB018217

      Date Announced:
      JAN 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152205

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0101-11. Applicability has been updated to include 2016 ? 2017 model year vehicles. Service Bulletin No. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111197

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111390

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #T-SB-0185-13

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131988

      The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance. Read More »

    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #116

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #621316

      ELECTRONIC MAIL REGARDING EXTERIOR MIRROR ASSEMBLY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BO01200

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610958

      INFORMATION INTRODUCING CHANGES MADE TO IMPROVE THE ADJUSTABILITY OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE EXTERIOR REAR VIEW MIRROR ON VEHICLES STARTING WITH VIN 4TAWN72N9XZ564100. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

    • TSB #AC00299

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604644

      PRODUCTION CHANGES TO THE COWL TOP LOUVER AND HEATER UNIT HAVE BEEN MADE TO IMPROVE RESISTANCE TO SNOW ENTRY INTO THE HEATER UNIT AND IMPROVE DURABILITY OF AIR MIX DOOR ON VEHICLES WITHIN CERTAIN VIN RANGES. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #T-TT-0213-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131961

      Toyota vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0213-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 03, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133915

      Toyota vehicles are equipped with SRS, including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

    • TSB #BO01901

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #622728

      INFORMATION REGARDING SHOULDER BELT ANCHOR TAPE SET. *JB Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #LSC-90-D

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030357

      TOYOTA SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A NUMBER OF VEHICLES OPERATING IN SEVERE COLD CLIMATE AREAS WITH HIGH ROAD SALT USED EXHIBITED EXCESSIVE RUST CORROSION TO THE FRAME, CAUSING PERFORATION OF THE METAL. Read More »

    • TSB #TC-11-013

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038974

      TOYOTA SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO APPLY ANTI-CORROSION MATERIALS FOR VEHICLES IN COLD STATES. 1996-2004 TACOMAS. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #POL08-03

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10024521

      TOYOTA SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. CUSTOMER SUPPORT PROGRAM - WARRANTY COVERAGE EXTENSION FOR FRAME RUST CORROSION PERFORATION ON CERTAIN 1995 THROUGH 2000 MY TACOMA VEHICLES. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #BO00100

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610045

      INFORMATION REGARDING A NEW ANTI-CHIP TAPE DEVELOPED TO HELP PREVENT REPEAT OCCURRENCES OF PAINT CHIPPING ON THE REAR QUARTER PANELS. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123420

      TSB: Vehicle replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) may be available from Toyota, provided the request meets one of the criteria ... Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #EG00399

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604940

      THIS BULLETIN STATES THAT THE OPERATING LOGIC ON CERTAIN VEHICLES' ECMS HAS BEEN REVISED TO IMPROVE ENGINE IDLE SMOOTHNESS (WITH TRANSMISSION IN D RANGE). *TT Read More »

    TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE

    • TSB #PG00503

      Date Announced:
      AUG 19, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003563

      SPARE TIRE CARRIER OPERATION. VARIOUS MODLELS INCLUDING THE 2004 LANDCRUISER AND 4 RUNNER. *TT Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #BO01900

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #614201

      SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT MUDGUARDS FOR VEHICLES STARTING WITH VIN 4TAPM62N*YZ653866. *TT Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #T-TT-0636-20

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187241

      TT: Some Toyota vehicles installed with Toyota Complete Maintenance Care (TCMC) brake pads may exhibit a groan or squeak noise in various driving conditions. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0010-10 Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132812

      Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17 Obs

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174891

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE April 07, 2020: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0032-20. Replacement Certification Labels and VIN Plates Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0032-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174890

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, PG006-01, PG004-97, T-SB-0144-08, and T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG004-97-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145748

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG006-01-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145749

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143953

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 31, 2018 Rev2: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. January 11, 2018 Rev1: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0304-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131713

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, and T-SB-0144-08. Service Bulletin Nos. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0144-08_Obs

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133649

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE November 21, 2017: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #Safety Recall an

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145776

      Update on Technician Certification Requirements. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0141-13

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131984

      A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #T-SB-0101-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111197

      TSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

    • TSB #AX00499

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604667

      SUBJECT REGARDING TOYOTA DINGHY TOWING GUIDE. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #PG004-97-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145748

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #PG006-01-Obsolet

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145749

      Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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