Toyota Structure Frame And Members


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Toyota Tacoma 2001
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 17, 2015
Location:
Madison, WV

tl* the contact owns a 2001 toyota tacoma. the contact stated that while driving approximately 30 mph, the rear frame became detached from the vehicle. the vehicle was taken to a dealer. the technician diagnosed that the rear frame needed to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was notified of the failure. the approximate failure mileage was 220,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 220000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TEHN72N61Z. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Toyota Tacoma 2002
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Jan 23, 2015
Location:
Brookfield, WI

tl* the contact owns a 2002 toyota tacoma. the contact stated there was a hole in the rear passenger side of the vehicle's frame. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was notified of the failure. the approximate failure mileage was 174,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 174000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TEWM72NX2Z. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Sequoia 2004
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Oct 01, 2014
Location:
West Orange, NJ

tl* the contact owns a 2004 toyota sequoia. the contact heard about an air bag recall that potently affected his vehicle. the contact brought the vehicle to the dealer and was informed that that recall was not affected by the air bag recall; however, it was included in an in-house recall (c0d) resistant compound to the vehicle's frame. the contact inspected the vehicle and determined that the entire frame was corroded and needed to be replaced. the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. the vehicle was not repaired. the recall numbers were unavailable. the failure mileage was 175,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 175000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBT44A64S. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Tacoma 2004
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Feb 05, 2015
Location:
Punxsutawney, PA

tl* the contact owns a 2004 toyota tacoma. while the vehicle was being serviced for an unrelated repair, the mechanic discovered that the entire frame had rust corrosion. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was notified of the issue. the approximate failure mileage was 56,000. updated 04/07/15*lj

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 56000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TEWN72N24Z. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Tacoma 2004
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Feb 10, 2014
Location:
Glouster, OH

tl* the contact owns a 2004 toyota tacoma. the contact noticed that the rear frame of the vehicle was corroded. the vehicle was taken to a dealer. the technician diagnosed that the frame needed to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was notified of the failure. the failure mileage was 90,000. the vin was unavailable.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 90000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Sequoia 2003
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 2015
Location:
West Hampton, MA

tl* the contact owns a 2003 toyota sequoia. while the vehicle was at a dealer for routine service, it was discovered that the frame was rusted and there were five holes in the frame. the vehicle was no longer able to be driven. the manufacturer was notified if the failure. the failure mileage was 108,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 108000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBT48A33S. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Tacoma 2004
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 2014
Location:
Standish, ME

tl* the contact owns a 2004 toyota tacoma. while regular maintenance was being performed, the technician notified the contact that the rear subframe was fractured which prevented the vehicle from being lifted. the vehicle was inspected by another mechanic, who confirmed that the subframe fractured due to corrosion and that the vehicle was not safe to be driven. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was notified of the failure and did not offer any assistance. the approximate failure mileage was 50,000. ..updated 05/19/15*bf

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 50000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TEHN72N54Z. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Pickup 1994
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Mar 29, 2015
Location:
Louisville, KY

tl* the contact owns a 1994 toyota pickup. while driving at various speeds, the steering wheel made an abnormal noise and was difficult to turn. the vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the entire frame was rusted and the vehicle was unsafe to drive. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. the failure mileage was 130,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 130000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4TARN81A9RZ. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Tacoma 1996
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Apr 13, 2015
Location:
Lawrence, KS

tl* the contact owns a 1996 toyota tacoma. while the vehicle was in park, the contact noticed that the subframe near the rear passenger side corroded and fractured. the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. the manufacturer was notified of the failure. the failure mileage was 152,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 152000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4TAWN72N6TZ. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Sequoia 2002
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Apr 15, 2015
Location:
Valley Stream, NY

tl* the contact owns a 2002 toyota sequoia. while driving approximately 15 mph over a bumpy road, the vehicle made an abnormal noise. the failure recurred several times. the vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the frame rusted out and needed to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. the failure mileage was 110,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 110000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBT44A12S. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 15 mph.

Toyota Tundra 2002
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Apr 29, 2015
Location:
Beyfield, MA

tl* the contact owns a 2002 toyota tundra. while the vehicle was being serviced for an unrelated issue, the contact was informed that the frame was rusted. the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. the manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that the vehicle was previously repaired under nhtsa campaign number: 09v444000 (structure). the contact mentioned that the dealer sprayed corrosion protection instead of replacing the frame. the contact felt that the recall remedy failed to repair the vehicle. the failure mileage was 199,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 199000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TBBT44162S. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota 4runner 2000
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
Apr 21, 2015
Location:
Skowhegan, ME

tl* the contact owns a 2000 toyota 4runner. while the vehicle was being serviced by an independent mechanic, it was discovered that the passenger side frame was rusted on both sides and needed to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. the approximate failure mileage was 135,600. updated 6/24/15*cn

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 135600 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT3HN87RXY0. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 28, 2001. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Toyota 4RUNNER 2000 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Dealer's name: Charles Toyota . Dealer's telephone number: 207-385-7284 . Dealer's city: Agusta . Dealer's state code: ME.

Toyota 4runner 2003
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
May 09, 2015
Location:
Lexington, MA

tl* the contact owns a 2003 toyota 4runner. while the vehicle was at an independent mechanic for unknown repairs, the technician found excessive rust on the rear frame of the vehicle. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. the approximate failure mileage was 187,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 187000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTEBU14R530. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Tundra 2000
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
May 05, 2015
Location:
Ocrackoke, NC

tl* the contact owns a 2000 toyota tundra. while driving at approximately 10 mph, the steering wheel was turned but the wheels would not turn. the vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic, where it was diagnosed that the steering housing separated from the frame and needed to be replaced. the vehicle was not repairable because the frame was rusted. the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. the failure mileage was approximately 170,000. updated 7/14/15*cn

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 170000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TBBT441XYS. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 10 mph.

Toyota Tacoma 2004
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
May 22, 2015
Location:
Troy, NY

tl* the contact owns a 2004 toyota tacoma. while the vehicle was at an independent mechanic for service repairs, the mechanic diagnosed that the subframe was corroded and needed to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was notified of the failure. the failure mileage was 104,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 104000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TEWN72N04Z. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Tacoma 2007
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
May 21, 2015
Location:
Salt Lake City, UT

tl* the contact owns a 2007 toyota tacoma. the contact received notification of nhtsa campaign number: 14v604000 (suspension); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. the contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. the contact also stated that there was excessive rust on the entire subframe. the manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. the approximate failure mileage was 65,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 65000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TEMU52N67Z. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota 4runner 2004
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
May 31, 2015
Location:
Framingham, MA

tl* the contact owns a 2004 toyota 4runner. the contact stated that the frame support member was corroded. the vehicle was taken to a dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. the failure mileage was 88,540.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 88540 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTEBU17RX40. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Tacoma 1999
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
June 05, 2013
Location:
Fairmount, IN

tl* the contact owns a 1999 toyota tacoma. the contact stated that the vehicle developed a perforation in the frame to the point that the frame was rusted and corroded. the contact mentioned that the vehicle was included in an unknown manufacturer recall. months prior to the failure, the frame was coated with a solution as a temporary remedy. the remedy failed to prevent the failure. the vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the frame needed to be replaced. the manufacturer was notified of the failure. the vin, nhtsa campaign number, and failure mileage were not available.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota 4runner 2000
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
June 01, 2015
Location:
Easton, PA

tl* the contact owns a 2000 toyota 4runner. while at an independent mechanic for service, the technician diagnosed that the frame was rusted and needed to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was not notified of the failure. the failure mileage was 100,000. the vin was unavailable.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 100000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Toyota Tacoma 2004
Toyota Motor Corporation
Safety incident date:
June 05, 2015
Location:
North Branch, NY

tl* the contact owns a 2004 toyota tacoma. the contact observed that the bed frame on the driver side of the vehicle was lower than the passenger side. the vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the bed frame was rotted, fractured, and needed to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired. the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. the failure mileage was approximately 93,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 93000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TEWN72N64Z. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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