fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,450 miles

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2005 Toyota Tacoma drivetrain problems

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2005 Toyota Tacoma Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 202005

Tacoma 4WD 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 7,500 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Tacoma. The contact smelled asphyxiate gas fumes when cold starting the vehicle. The dealer was unable to diagnose or duplicate the failure. The current mileage is 8,000, and the failure mileage is unknown. There were no warning indicators. The consumer provided a copy of repair invoice. The dealer stated creak sound clutch pedal when depressed and difficulty putting into 4WD, but factory never able to duplicate the problem. Updated 07/06/07

- Ilion, NY, USA

problem #1

Mar 032006

Tacoma 4WD 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 15,400 miles
: the contact stated while the four wheel drive was shifted from four wheel drive high or low, the vehicle will not always shift. The four wheel drive light illuminated and the audible alarm stating the vehicle has not shifted came on. An additional 5 attempts were needed after the vehicle was moved. The technical representative from the manufacturer drove the vehicle and determined this was normal operating conditions. Also, when the outside temperatures were below zero degrees the keyless entry would not unlock the vehicle. The dealership tested the key fob and replaced the battery, but this did not repair the problem. Updated 3/22/2006 -

- Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, USA

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