Notes: You're going to burn through a lot of dinosaurs while chugging around town, and any rear passengers you may have to carry are going to feel real cramped, but at the end of the day this is a solid truck.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
113,371 miles

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2004 Toyota Tundra wheels / hubs problems

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2004 Toyota Tundra Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 062014

Tundra 4WD 8-cyl

  • 90,000 miles


My son borrowed my 2004 Tundra to help a friend move. When he arrived, he walked to rear of truck and the spare tire fell to the ground. Upon checking I found that the winch mechanism that holds the spare tire was rotted. This is definitely a safety hazard. I have read horror stories about tires falling off while in traffic and serious injuries incurred. There should be a recall on this.

- Amesbury, MA, USA

problem #2

Dec 012013


  • 145,000 miles
The T bracket that holds spare tire up under bed of truck broke due to excessive rust dropping spare tire out on road at 30 mph...very unsafe to say the least. Also, front torsion bar frame mount passenger side has broken off frame due to excessive rust. 2 inch by 5 inch hole in the frame bottom at this location.

- Jefferson, MA, USA

problem #1

Aug 242013


  • 105,112 miles
While driving the spare tire fell off of the truck due to a badly rusted spare tire wench, as I looked under the truck to see if their was any other damage I noticed a lot of rust on the frame. Most notably around the suspension.

- Chapmanville, WV, USA

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