Post Reply. It has 130k miles. Is the problem due to the frame replacement or would it have occurred regardless of the frame replacement? If the recall did not get performed, then Toyota should be liable to replace your frame for free. Also, Also, be prepared to put some money into extra repairs that may be needed … Looking for some guidance. Even after a Toyota spokesman (Brian Lyons) stated that Toyota would be looking into problems with those model year frames. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Sep 18, 2015 at 11:02 AM #1 #1. Toyota has recalled some of its Tundra pickups for dangerous frame corrosion rust. Dealers will replace the passenger side front air bag, free of charge. Find discussions on the Toyota Tundra Diesel, TRD Pro, SR5, lift kits, towing capacity, classifieds, and more! 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 … tundratalk.net is not in any way affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation. Premature transmission failure was another big problem for Tundra in 2012. Problems after frame replacement. Consumer took vehicle to dealer in December 2019 to have frame inspected. apparently I'll get the frame, brake lines, and lower control arms. I was told my truck failed that test. I have 2006 Tundra Crew Cab with 24,000 mile that failed the frame test. The average repair cost is high — around $3,150. Calcium/Magnesium Chloride is a bitch to clean off the frame much more so now than the regular salt they used several years back. This is with light commuting and personal use. 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. Not surprisingly, some Toyota dealerships are still replacing whole frames for Tacoma, Tundra, and Sequoia. What I'm wondering about is the frame rust. Still looking for anyone with experience on the frame replacement. I have spoken with many other tundra owners going through the same thing. Why would they not be able to get the running boards off the frame? Product Registration; Instruction Sheets; FAQ’s; Contact; Ford. 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 … Toyota began the … 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? Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BlueT, Sep 18, 2015. autorust.com. I'll be posting more videos soon. 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 you truck does not fail the dealer applies a CRC application ( Corrosion-Resistant Compound) to your frame and you are good to go. First post! certain 2007-2008 model year tundra. When I asked about what they do about parts they can not get off the frame what happens then. 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. My 2001 Tundra with 85,000 miles has significant rust on the frame and the bed is rusted through in several spots. 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. 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. I have a 2005 Tundra, 60K miles. NHTSA ID: 10127064 TSB ID: ZH7_Tundra Frame Technical instructions: warranty enhancement program zh7. The dealer said they will order and replace the frame. Customer reply replied 8 years ago. They are trying to wiggle out of doing the repairs. I was told I would have to take this up with Toyota. Based on these criteria, the worst year for Toyota Tundra is 2012. And also, what did Toyota replace at no cost to you along with the frame? You can do the work yourself fairly easily, the links cost about $40-45; all you need is a torque wrench and deep sockets. JavaScript is disabled. But now that they've already ordered the frame, your probably stuck with them. TundraTalk.net forum offers the most comprehensive collection of Toyota Tundra information. Said car was unsafe to drive or have on road. 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. 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. Here is a time-lapse of a frame replacement on a 2005 Toyota Tacoma that I did. I got a call in the first week of Jan saying my frame … It is actually a an easy, great learning experience if you have to time to do the work. For the frame replacement, they probably will have to replace the sway bar links since the seize on most of the time. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2004 Toyota Tundra based on all problems reported for the 2004 Tundra. 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 technician has to submit pictures of the affected area and then TAS approves the frame replacement. Consumer writes in regards to rusting frame. Tel: 401-944-4444 . thank god i only ended up running off the road. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. I had my 01 Tundra Frame replaced st Boch Toyota. 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. My 2000 tundra is currently in for frame replacement, and the dealer says it will take up to a few months to complete. this is not normal wear & tear, it is dangerous & toyota should take care of this. Auto Rust restores your car chassis to new condition with our frame saving Safe-T-Cap Kits. 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. Hello everyone and Welcome to my channel. Most of the pump problems kick in around 74,000 miles. HOME; About; STC® Installers; Auto Rust Service; INFORMATION. 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. Please see Toyota Tundra Frame Replacement Program for more details. If that's the case, you're petty much SOL. The most recently reported issues are listed below. 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. 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. From my notice it looks like ~ 20 states. Content on tundratalk.net is generated by its users. 2006 Toyota Tundra. I took it in back in Dec, had it inspected, took it home. Think those holes are bad enough for new frame?? Now I am waiting 10 to 13 weeks for a new frame. I know there was a recall on same problem for … As of today there has been over 100 NHTSA claims of rotted frames with the 2004 Tundra frames alone. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. … In December of 2011 I had to replace the swaybar connections. To the best of my knowledge, the Tundra frame program included all first gen Tundras that had spent most of their life operating in northern states (aka the land of road salt). Has anyone come across this? The most common issue reported is a failure with the air induction pump. They are asking $10,990 for it. CarComplaints.com : Car complaints, car problems … Vehicle was taken to sullivan brothers Toyota (kingston, MA) and the frame was sprayed with rust inhibitor. My 2000 Tundra is at the dealer right now for its frame replacement. I am looking at this 2005 Tundra SR5 that's for sale at a local dealership. Toyota has had a series of problems with rusting frames including a 2009 recall of 110,000 of its Tundra trucks. I also sent complaint to NHTSA. update 12.21.17. 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No dice. 2014, Limited, CM, TRD, 4x4, Sunset Bronze Mica. Makers of the Frame Saving Safe-T-Cap Kit. Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question. 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. The 2004 Toyota Tundra has 12 NHTSA complaints for the structure:frame and members at 96,741 miles average. According to Toyota any corrosion hole over 10mm that is almost 1/2 the size of a penny is considered a failed frame test. In 2015 consumer received a recall for the frame of the vehicle. 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 … … lsaami, Oct 31, 2018 #1. We’ve obtained a copy of the defect information report from Toyota to NHTSA, which contains information about Toyota’s frame rust recall that, as far as we know, has not yet been disclosed to the mainstream media. 2006 was the last year of first gen production. The body shows no signs of rust, but it definitely has a considerable amount of frame … - updated frame serial number tracker information. Those transmission issues were reported early on, … Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by yota man86, Dec 14, 2018. 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? 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 … What follows are snippets from this letter. This is not the only problem that I have experienced. "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. All together I bought, the link, deep socket, and … You weren't obligated to get the frame replaced at the same place that did the inspection. Oct 31, 2018 at 12:14 PM #2 #2. Left uncorrected, this problem could eventually cause the frame to break apart, potentially causing serious accidents. frame replacement. The settlement estimates that each replacement will cost about $15,000." 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 … First and foremost, Toyota has … How long did the frame replacement process take for you? What a horrible experience. Dealership just told me the frame is rusted out, with actual holes in frame under driver side. Toyota agreed to a massive $3.4 billion settlement for owners of the 2005-2010 Tacoma, 2007-2008 Tundra and 2005-2008 Sequoia. BlueT [OP] Well-Known Member. Consumer writes in regards to rusting frame. we’ll extend the life of your car and save you $1,000’s of dollars. i have a 2003 highlander with 180000 miles still in great shape. In 2015 consumer received a recall for the frame of the vehicle. The Tundra recall affects the model years 2000-2003, sold in or registered in states 1998-2006 … 2006 Toyota Tundra. Called Toyota and opened case but said I was out of warranty and they were not accountable. Vehicle was taken … 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). 61 problems related to frame rust have been reported for the 2004 Toyota Tundra. 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