definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,333 miles

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2009 Toyota Tundra drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2009 Toyota Tundra Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 012014


  • 84,000 miles


The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Tundra. While driving approximately 35 mph, there was sudden increase in engine rpms and the vehicle decelerated. Also, when the brake pedal was depressed, the vehicle accelerated without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and diagnosed that the driveshaft assembly failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 84,000.

- Beaumont, TX, USA

problem #2

May 162009

Tundra 8-cyl

  • 13,000 miles
1. cold start piston slap - everytime vehicle is turned on and shifted into drive. 2. tires do not hold a balance. 3. steering wheel vibrates; especially at 64-70 mph 4. drive shaft body roll - feels like being rear ended - every time truck comes to a complete stop

- Arlignton, TX, USA

problem #1

Feb 012010


  • miles
Ltr fwd (tx) re 2009 Toyota Tundra, considers vehicle a lemon after experiencing several defects especially w/electrical & fuel system, filed complaints w/NHTSA ODI system in 2009, reply to houston, tx ofc. The consumer stated the vehicle has acceleration, transmission and electrical problems. The odometer, drive shaft and muffler failed. The consumer stated the vehicle speed went from 65 mph to 105 mph. The odometer was not correct, there were vibration and ticking noises coming from the engine.

- Houston, TX, USA

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