In 2015 consumer received a recall for the frame of the vehicle. This is not the only problem that I have experienced. What follows are snippets from this letter. Not surprisingly, some Toyota dealerships are still replacing whole frames for Tacoma, Tundra, and Sequoia. Calcium/Magnesium Chloride is a bitch to clean off the frame much more so now than the regular salt they used several years back. If that's the case, you're petty much SOL. The 2004 Toyota Tundra has 12 NHTSA complaints for the structure:frame and members at 96,741 miles average. Those transmission issues were reported early on, … I'll be posting more videos soon. From my notice it looks like ~ 20 states. Toyota agreed to a massive $3.4 billion settlement for owners of the 2005-2010 Tacoma, 2007-2008 Tundra and 2005-2008 Sequoia. I am looking at this 2005 Tundra SR5 that's for sale at a local dealership. My 2001 Tundra with 85,000 miles has significant rust on the frame and the bed is rusted through in several spots. This finally approved class action settlement includes inspection of the customers frame, and if the frames meet or exceed the Rust Perforation Standard based on the court ordered inspection criteria, the frame will be replaced … You weren't obligated to get the frame replaced at the same place that did the inspection. Joined: Mar 30, 2009 Member: #15341 Messages: 5,618 Gender: Male NorthEast Vehicle: 07 Dbl Cab LB with LSD I moded 1999 Taco so much it had turned to Land Cruiser. If the recall did not get performed, then Toyota should be liable to replace your frame for free. I had my 01 Tundra Frame replaced st Boch Toyota. they new 2 years ago there was a problem with the frames & told us that they would replace the frame if necessary but did not do what they promised. I have 2006 Tundra Crew Cab with 24,000 mile that failed the frame test. Auto Rust restores your car chassis to new condition with our frame saving Safe-T-Cap Kits. It has 130k miles. Called Toyota and opened case but said I was out of warranty and they were not accountable. Here is a time-lapse of a frame replacement on a 2005 Toyota Tacoma that I did. On May 21, 2017, a settlement of claims in a class action lawsuit involving 2005-2010 Toyota Tundra vehicles regarding frame corrosion was approved. The average repair cost is high — around $3,150. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Sep 18, 2015 at 11:02 AM #1 #1. Still looking for anyone with experience on the frame replacement. certain 2007-2008 model year tundra. 2006 Toyota Tundra. 1998-2006 … The settlement includes the cost of inspections ($60 per vehicle), the application of corrosion-resistant compounds (N/A), and in some cases a complete frame replacement ($15,000 per vehicle). thank god i only ended up running off the road. You can do the work yourself fairly easily, the links cost about $40-45; all you need is a torque wrench and deep sockets. Think those holes are bad enough for new frame?? Vehicle was taken to sullivan brothers Toyota (kingston, MA) and the frame was sprayed with rust inhibitor. HOME; About; STC® Installers; Auto Rust Service; INFORMATION. In 2015 consumer received a recall for the frame of the vehicle. Tel: 401-944-4444 . The settlement estimates that each replacement will cost about $15,000." If you truck does not fail the dealer applies a CRC application ( Corrosion-Resistant Compound) to your frame and you are good to go. 2006 was the last year of first gen production. I too have a 2003 tundra and have been pursuing the frame replacement since october of 2016, my local dealership in Lafayette, IN Bob Rhorman Toyota says that their only replacing frames that have holes from the crossmember near the fuel tank, back. Content on tundratalk.net is generated by its users. According to a letter sent out to Toyota dealers, Toyota has extended the warranty on 2000-2003 Tundra frames, which allows dealers to replace rusted frames on 2000-20003 Toyota Tundras at no charge to the consumer.This is excellent news for any Toyota Tundra owners dealing with frame rust issues as well as a strong symbol of Toyota’s commitment to quality and customer … The replacement campaign came about as a result of Dana Corp which made the frames not properly applying the rust resistant paint coating to the frames when being made. Hello everyone and Welcome to my channel. BlueT [OP] Well-Known Member. frame replacement. I beleive that this problem has occured due to the frame replacement and the fact that my truck was sitting idle outside for the roughly the whole month of February without even being … Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. But now that they've already ordered the frame, your probably stuck with them. - updated frame serial number tracker information. Consumer writes in regards to rusting frame. apparently I'll get the frame, brake lines, and lower control arms. According to VW Vortex Member “VeeDubGTI” earlier this week (May 24, 2019) there’s a stack of fresh Toyota Tacoma frames ready for frame replacements behind a Toyota dealership presumably in Maine.Confirmed by several other members, this … Vehicle was taken … CarComplaints.com : Car complaints, car problems … Product Registration; Instruction Sheets; FAQ’s; Contact; Ford. The rusted frame class-action lawsuit may cost Toyota as much as $3.4 billion to replace truck frames that corrode and rust, making the frames a danger due to structural failures. Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BlueT, Sep 18, 2015. JavaScript is disabled. Said car was unsafe to drive or have on road. How long did the frame replacement process take for you? Please see Toyota Tundra Frame Replacement Program for more details. update 12.21.17. Oct 31, 2018 at 12:14 PM #2 #2. I got a call in the first week of Jan saying my frame … Problems: Maintenance, Warranty, Repair, Issues, Tundra Parts, Accessories and Exterior Mods, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada, tundratalk.net is an independent Toyota enthusiast website owned and operated by VerticalScope Inc. Post Reply. The most common issue reported is a failure with the air induction pump. As many as 225,000 steel frames under Toyota Tacoma and Tundra pickups and Sequoia SUVs may need to be replaced, says a lawyer who helped settle a … The Tundra recall affects the model years 2000-2003, sold in or registered in states i have a 2003 highlander with 180000 miles still in great shape. 61 problems related to frame rust have been reported for the 2004 Toyota Tundra. They are trying to wiggle out of doing the repairs. this is not normal wear & tear, it is dangerous & toyota should take care of this. I also sent complaint to NHTSA. Consumer writes in regards to rusting frame. Customer reply replied 8 years ago. I said at that time I did not want a frame replacement and if the gave me even Low KBB value for it, I’d take it. All together I bought, the link, deep socket, and … And also, what did Toyota replace at no cost to you along with the frame? Has anyone come across this? As of today there has been over 100 NHTSA claims of rotted frames with the 2004 Tundra frames alone. When I asked about what they do about parts they can not get off the frame what happens then. The most recently reported issues are listed below. In December of 2011 I had to replace the swaybar connections. There's a chance that the previous owner(s) had the recall performed a few years ago when there was still metal left on your frame, so they simply undercoated it. No dice. They are asking $10,990 for it. lsaami, Oct 31, 2018 #1. It is actually a an easy, great learning experience if you have to time to do the work. NHTSA ID: 10127064 TSB ID: ZH7_Tundra Frame Technical instructions: warranty enhancement program zh7. I have a 2005 Tundra, 60K miles. 2014, Limited, CM, TRD, 4x4, Sunset Bronze Mica. Toyota has had a series of problems with rusting frames including a 2009 recall of 110,000 of its Tundra trucks. Find discussions on the Toyota Tundra Diesel, TRD Pro, SR5, lift kits, towing capacity, classifieds, and more! Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by yota man86, Dec 14, 2018. I took it in back in Dec, had it inspected, took it home. 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