61 problems related to frame rust have been reported for the 2004 Toyota Tundra. HOME; About; STC® Installers; Auto Rust Service; INFORMATION. Called Toyota and opened case but said I was out of warranty and they were not accountable. Truck was dropped off in early April and once it didn’t pass, was kept for 3 weeks until the “what is Totyota going to do decision” occurred. 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 … I was told my truck failed that test. Left uncorrected, this problem could eventually cause the frame to break apart, potentially causing serious accidents. 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. Has anyone come across this? Even after a Toyota spokesman (Brian Lyons) stated that Toyota would be looking into problems with those model year frames. All together I bought, the link, deep socket, and … I was told I would have to take this up with Toyota. The most common issue reported is a failure with the air induction pump. In December of 2011 I had to replace the swaybar connections. 2006 Toyota Tundra. You weren't obligated to get the frame replaced at the same place that did the inspection. update 12.21.17. Think those holes are bad enough for new frame?? I also sent complaint to NHTSA. 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. Customer reply replied 8 years ago. What follows are snippets from this letter. When I asked about what they do about parts they can not get off the frame what happens then. My 2000 Tundra is at the dealer right now for its frame replacement. 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. 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. As of today there has been over 100 NHTSA claims of rotted frames with the 2004 Tundra frames alone. This is with light commuting and personal use. My 2000 tundra is currently in for frame replacement, and the dealer says it will take up to a few months to complete. What a horrible experience. Please educate me on the "frame test"...is this something to do with more stringent inspection criteria in the North East due to deicing chemicals rusting out the frame? Dealers will replace the passenger side front air bag, free of charge. we’ll extend the life of your car and save you $1,000’s of dollars. Is the problem due to the frame replacement or would it have occurred regardless of the frame replacement? I'm the 3rd owner of a 2000 tundra and I've just recently noticed that I have some major rust issues with my frame...if I take it to a dealership will they fix it? The Tundra recall affects the model years 2000-2003, sold in or registered in states How long did the frame replacement process take for you? I took it in back in Dec, had it inspected, took it home. Consumer took vehicle to dealer in December 2019 to have frame inspected. They are trying to wiggle out of doing the repairs. - updated frame serial number tracker information. 06 DC Frame Replacement Yes, the frame replacement for my 06 DC was done under the factory recall program and didn't cost me a dime. The dealer said they will order and replace the frame. 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 … … Now I am waiting 10 to 13 weeks for a new frame. Dealership just told me the frame is rusted out, with actual holes in frame under driver side. "Under the settlement, Toyota will inspect and replace the frames for model year 2005 to 2010 Tacoma, model years 2007 to 2008 Tundra, and model years 2005 to 2008 Sequoia vehicles. Also, Also, be prepared to put some money into extra repairs that may be needed … The average repair cost is high — around $3,150. tundratalk.net is not in any way affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation. The most recently reported issues are listed below. NHTSA ID: 10127064 TSB ID: ZH7_Tundra Frame Technical instructions: warranty enhancement program zh7. 2014, Limited, CM, TRD, 4x4, Sunset Bronze Mica. I have a 2005 Tundra, 60K miles. If the recall did not get performed, then Toyota should be liable to replace your frame for free. Consumer writes in regards to rusting frame. TundraTalk.net forum offers the most comprehensive collection of Toyota Tundra information. Toyota has had a series of problems with rusting frames including a 2009 recall of 110,000 of its Tundra trucks. The Tundra fan site Tundra Headquarters thinks the replacement program could be a sign that the automaker is “changing for the better.” They comment, “When stories of Tundra frame rust first began to appear in the news in April of 2009, Toyota’s response was cryptic. Why would they not be able to get the running boards off the frame? In 2015 consumer received a recall for the frame of the vehicle. First and foremost, Toyota has … If that's the case, you're petty much SOL. Hello everyone and Welcome to my channel. CarComplaints.com : Car complaints, car problems … If you truck does not fail the dealer applies a CRC application ( Corrosion-Resistant Compound) to your frame and you are good to go. 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). JavaScript is disabled. Most of the pump problems kick in around 74,000 miles. 2006 was the last year of first gen production. I got a call in the first week of Jan saying my frame … This is not the only problem that I have experienced. According to Toyota any corrosion hole over 10mm that is almost 1/2 the size of a penny is considered a failed frame test. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2004 Toyota Tundra based on all problems reported for the 2004 Tundra. i have a 2003 highlander with 180000 miles still in great shape. thank god i only ended up running off the road. Still looking for anyone with experience on the frame replacement. Toyota agreed to a massive $3.4 billion settlement for owners of the 2005-2010 Tacoma, 2007-2008 Tundra and 2005-2008 Sequoia. Cold Climate States as Toyota calls them are included. this is not normal wear & tear, it is dangerous & toyota should take care of this. They are asking $10,990 for it. 2007-2008 Toyota Tundra Rust Corrosion on Frame Condition Warranty Extension ZH7 ... Also, in this situation, it is not up to the Toyota Dealers to approve the frame replacement. Product Registration; Instruction Sheets; FAQ’s; Contact; Ford. Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by yota man86, Dec 14, 2018. lsaami, Oct 31, 2018 #1. No dice. Post Reply. Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BlueT, Sep 18, 2015. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Sep 18, 2015 at 11:02 AM #1 #1. Said car was unsafe to drive or have on road. Problems after frame replacement. The body shows no signs of rust, but it definitely has a considerable amount of frame … Makers of the Frame Saving Safe-T-Cap Kit. Tel: 401-944-4444 . 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. But now that they've already ordered the frame, your probably stuck with them. 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. Content on tundratalk.net is generated by its users. 2006 Toyota Tundra. 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 … On May 21, 2017, a settlement of claims in a class action lawsuit involving 2005-2010 Toyota Tundra vehicles regarding frame corrosion was approved. certain 2007-2008 model year tundra. Here is a time-lapse of a frame replacement on a 2005 Toyota Tacoma that I did. From my notice it looks like ~ 20 states. 1998-2006 … Certain 2000 through 2003 model year Tundra vehicles operated in cold climate areas with high road salt use, may exhibit excessive corrosion on the frame rear cross-member. Premature transmission failure was another big problem for Tundra in 2012. Toyota has recalled some of its Tundra pickups for dangerous frame corrosion rust. I have spoken with many other tundra owners going through the same thing. Vehicle was taken … And also, what did Toyota replace at no cost to you along with the frame? Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question. You can do the work yourself fairly easily, the links cost about $40-45; all you need is a torque wrench and deep sockets. What I'm wondering about is the frame rust. I am looking at this 2005 Tundra SR5 that's for sale at a local dealership. In 2015 consumer received a recall for the frame of the vehicle. Based on these criteria, the worst year for Toyota Tundra is 2012. In the Limited Service Campaign they call out a Toyota dealer will clean the frame surface rust and look for any holes in the frame. Consumer writes in regards to rusting frame. First post! My 2001 Tundra with 85,000 miles has significant rust on the frame and the bed is rusted through in several spots. apparently I'll get the frame, brake lines, and lower control arms. Looking for some guidance. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. The technician has to submit pictures of the affected area and then TAS approves the frame replacement. 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