2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA VIN: 5TBRT3416YS065472

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VIN 5TBRT3416YS065472 Decoding Toyota Vin Decoder

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Make

TOYOTA

Manufacturer Name

TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING, INDIANA, INC.

Model

Tundra

Model Year

2000

Series

VCK30L, UCK30L

Trim

SR5

Vehicle Type

TRUCK

Plant Country

UNITED STATES (USA)

Plant Company Name

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Inc

Plant State

INDIANA

Note

Large Cab

Body Class

Pickup

Wheel Base Type

Standard

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating From

Class 2E: 6,001 - 7,000 lb (2,722 - 3,175 kg)

Cab Type

Extra/Super/ Quad/Double/King/Extended

Trailer Type Connection

Not Applicable

Trailer Body Type

Not Applicable

Drive Type

4x2

Engine Number of Cylinders

8

Displacement (CC)

4663

Displacement (CI)

284.55

Displacement (L)

4.7

Engine Stroke Cycles

4

Engine Model

2UZ-FE

Engine Power (kW)

182.6965

Fuel Type - Primary

Gasoline

Valve Train Design

Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)

Engine Configuration

V-Shaped

Fuel Delivery / Fuel Injection Type

Sequential Fuel Injection (SFI)

Engine Brake (hp) From

245

Cooling Type

Water

Engine Brake (hp) To

284

Engine Manufacturer

Toyota

Bus Floor Configuration Type

Not Applicable

Bus Type

Not Applicable

Custom Motorcycle Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Suspension Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Chassis Type

Not Applicable

2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA Crash Test Score

0

Overall Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side

Side Barrier

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Driver
Rear Passenger

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating 4x4
Rollover Star Rating 4x2
Rollover Risk:
0%

2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA Safety Features

Seat Belts and Head Restraints

Dynamic Head Restraints Not Available
Head Restraint Not Available
Advanced Belt Feature Not Available
Adjustable Upper Belt Anchorage Not Available
Seat Belt Reminder System Not Available

Air Bags

Frontal Air Bag Driver, Front Passenger
Knee Not Available
Additional Air Bags Not Available
Meets Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Requirements Not Available

Child Passenger Features

LATCH Locations Not Available
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) Not Available
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) locations Not Available

Complaints Assosiated with VIN 5TBRT3416YS065472

Components: SUSPENSION STRUCTURE SERVICE BRAKES

September 11, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11372941
Consumer Location: PICKENS, SC
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

MY 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA HAS EXTREME RUST AND CORROSION ON THE REAR FRAME OF THE TRUCK, BUMPER AND TAILGATE CONNECTIONS ARE CORRODED EXCESSIVE RUST. TROUBLE WITH THE TRAILER WIRING HARNESS. SOMETHING HAS BURNED UP A BOX ON THE WIRING HARNESS. PARKING BREAK CABLE CAN NOT BE FIXED. THEREFORE THERE ISN'T A WORKING PARKING BREAK.

Components: STEERING WHEELS SERVICE BRAKES

June 22, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11222135
Consumer Location: RIO RANCHO, NM
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

FRONT LOWER BALL JOINT RECALL OR LACK THEREOF. THERE IS A CURRENT RECALL FOR TOYOTA TUNDRAS YEAR 2002-2004 BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE 2000-2001 THAT HAVE LOWER BALL JOINTS OF THE SAME DESIGN. MINE FAILED AND SO HAVE SEVERAL OTHERS AROUND THE COUNTRY. MANY CUSTOMERS HAVE REPORTED THAT THEIR RESPECTIVE DEALERSHIPS WILL NOT COVER THE REPAIRS DUE TO A MANUFACTURER FAILED LOWER BALL JOINT. I HAVE ATTACHED A PHOTO OF THE RESULT OF WHAT A FAILED BALL JOINT LOOKS LIKE AND WHEN YOU COMBINE THAT IMAGE WITH THE HYPOTHETICAL OF TRAVELING 65-70 MPH THE DAMAGE CAN THEN ESCALATE TO CATASTROPHIC OR EVEN DEATH. NOT ONLY FOR PASSENGERS BUT FOR OTHERS TRAVELING THE SAME ROAD. WHEN THE BALL JOINT FAILED I WAS LUCKILY TRAVELING 25-30 MPH TO GET ON TO THE FREEWAY, BUT IT FAILED BEFORE I WAS AT FULL HIGHWAY SPEED. I SPOKE TO THE TOYOTA DEALERSHIP HERE AND THEY CLAIM THAT THE MANUFACTURER DID NOT INCLUDE 2000-2001 YEAR TUNDRA'S, WHICH IS CONCLUSIVE OF THE RESEARCH I DID PREVIOUSLY. I ALSO CHECKED ON THE DESIGN OF THE BALL JOINTS AND THE DESIGN IS IDENTICAL BETWEEN 2000-2002. YET THE DEALER REFUSES TO COVER THE COST OF REPAIR TO THE DAMAGE THAT HAS BEEN CAUSED BY THE FAULTY LOWER BALL JOINT.

Components: STRUCTURE

June 01, 2009
NHTSA ID Number: 10324645
Consumer Location: AUBURN, ME
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. THE CONTACT STATED THE VEHICLE WAS SERVICED AT THE DEALER FOR UNRELATED ISSUES. THE DEALER ADVISED THERE WAS SEVERE CORROSION ON THE FRAME AND STRUCTURE OF THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC FOR A SECOND OPINION. THE MECHANIC ADVISED THE CORROSION WAS SO SEVERE THAT HE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PASS STATE INSPECTION. THE MANUFACTURER WAS CONTACTED BUT DID NOT OFFER ANY FURTHER ASSISTANCE. THE VEHICLE WAS NO LONGER BEING DRIVEN. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 75,200 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 76,200.

Components: STRUCTURE

December 17, 2009
NHTSA ID Number: 10304567
Consumer Location: MANITO, IL
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

WE BOUGHT NEW REAR TIRES FOR THE TRUCK 12/17/2009 AND WHEN THE TIRE PROVIDER PUT IT UP ON THE RACK TO DO THE TIRES THE RUST FELL OFF THE FRAME IN BIG PIECES. WE THEN LOOKED ON INTERNET TO FIND THEY HAD ISSUED A RECALL ON 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRAS FRAMES. CALLED DEALER AND GOT IT IN 12/21/2009 THEY HAVE YET TO TELL US WHAT THEY ARE GOING TO DO. THEY DID NOT TELL US NOT TO DRIVE IT BUT I AM AFRAID DUE TO SAFETY ISSUES. WE EVEN BOUGHT AN EXTRA CARE TOYOTA CERTIFIED PACKAGE AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE. *TR

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

August 10, 2006
NHTSA ID Number: 10199108
Consumer Location: SACRAMENTO, CA
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA HAS POOR BODY PAINT. THE PAINT ON THE HOOD AND ON THE SIDE OF TRUCK IS LOSING COLOR AND PAINT IS CHIPPING OFF. *JB

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

September 28, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 10046210
Consumer Location: PIEDMONT, SC
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON/OFF. TOOK VEHICLE TO DEALER, AND DEALER REPLACED THE OXYGEN SENSOR. *AK

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

September 28, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 761583
Consumer Location: KINGSBURG, CA
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

THE BRAKES VIBRATE VERY BADLY UPON BRAKING. *AK

Components: INTERIOR LIGHTING

July 21, 1999
NHTSA ID Number: 8003631
Consumer Location: GRAND CANE, LA
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

WHILE DRIVING, DOME LIGHT COMES ON BY ITSELF. HAS TO STOP VEHICLE/OPEN AND CLOSE DOORS TO GET LIGHT TO GO OFF. THIS HAPPENS INTERMITTENTLY. DEALER CONTACTED.*AK CONSUMER STATES THAT LIGHT ONLY COMES ON ONCE IN A WHILE WHEN DRIVING OVER POT HOLES.

Components: STEERING ELECTRICAL SYSTEM STRUCTURE

July 21, 1999
NHTSA ID Number: 8003633
Consumer Location: GRAND CANE, LA
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

WHILE DRIVING, HEARD ROAD NOISE LIKE DOORS NOT CLOSING. ALSO, AIR CAME THROUGH THE DOORS. CONTACTED DEALER. *AK NEW SEALS WERE INSTALLED AROUND DOOR OPENINGS BY THE DEALER. DOOR AJAR LIGHT COMES ON AT TIMES AND ELECTRIC DOOR LOCKS OPEN DUE TO LOCK ASSEMBLY FAILURE. KEY WOULD NOT COME OUT OF IGNITION. ALARM GOES OFF BY ITSELF DUE TO SHOCK SENSOR SHORTING OUT. THE VEHICLE WOULD NOT START DUE TO BATTERY FAILURE. *YH

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING STRUCTURE EQUIPMENT

July 21, 1999
NHTSA ID Number: 8003635
Consumer Location: GRAND CANE, LA
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

WHILE DRIVING, CONSUMER CAN SMELL EXHAUST FUMES COMING THROUGH CAB OF VEHICLE. HAVE YET TO CONTACT DEALER. *AK THE CONSUMER WAS COMPLAINING ABOUT ROAD NOISE WHILE HE WAS DRIVING. ALSO THE RADIO WAS OF NO USE BECAUSE HE CAN?T HEAR WHEN THE VEHICLE SPEED WAS ABOVE 40 MPH. *YH

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

September 28, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 747957
Consumer Location: LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

I HAVE HAD THE BRAKES REPLACED TWICE ON THIS CAR ONCE AT 8K MILES AND AGAIN AT 14K I AM ALERTING YOU OF THIS PROBLEM AS I HAVE SEEN MANY OTHERS WITH THE SAME PROBLEM. THE BRAKES BEGIN TO SHUDDER AND THE STEERING WHEEL VIBRATES. I AM RUNNING ON A NEW SET OF DISCS IN THE FRONT AND ROTORS IN THE BACK AFTER ONLY 14,000 MILES. *AK

Components: STEERING SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC POWER TRAIN

November 08, 2000
NHTSA ID Number: 747873
Consumer Location: RALEIGH, NC
VIN: 5TBRT3416YS****

Summary of Complaint

NO SUMMARY LISTED FOR ABOVE VEHICLE. *AK (DOT NUMBER: B7JC DC7X TIRESIZE: 265/70 R16)

Components: STRUCTURE

April 27, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11462437
Consumer Location: JUNCTION CITY, KS
VIN: 5TBBT4415YS****

Summary of Complaint

2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. CONSUMER WRITES IN REGARDS TO CORROSION ON THE FRAME.

Components: SUSPENSION

March 21, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11458008
Consumer Location: CHINO VALLEY, AZ
VIN: 5TBBT4418YS****

Summary of Complaint

I pulled out of my bank's parking lot driveway making a right turn and the lower left ball joint failed and broke off causing the left front wheel assembly to collapse. The truck slid to a stop and blocked both the driveway and roadway. Police arrived shortly afterwards and made a report. Truck was not able to move on it's own and had to be towed to a repair shop. Broken ball joint inspected and then replaced by my mechanic. Further damage occurred to the left front fender and drivers door from the wheel assembly slamming into the fender. Front fender damage caused the drivers door to jamb shut. The damaged fender had to be pried back to release the door so it could open. (fender and door not repaired) Fortunately I was alone and not injured if I had been driving at highway speeds I would have received serious injuries/death and possibly loosing control of vehicle causing possible injuries/death to others. No warning lights/messages were visible before or during the incident and the only symptom I observed was a slight creaking noise right before it happened.

Components: AIR BAGS SEAT BELTS

January 16, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11457132
Consumer Location: CULDESAC, ID
VIN: 5TBBT4416YS****

Summary of Complaint

Hit a power pole going 55mp,broke the pole in half.Airbags did not deploy,seat belt did not engage.I hit my face on the glass and the steering wheel,nearly broke my face.My dog was in the back thankfully.My hips took the brunt of the impact, they still hurt. A Idaho state trooper investigated with video showing our totaled truck around a broken pole, no air bag or seat belt employed,My smashed face covered in blood. Did a little research and found that our 2000 tundra isnt in a recall???What does it take to set off a tundra airbag?? Also found out that I should be thankful it didnt go off or I may have been injured by a discharge of schrapnel??Found several victims of that. My wife takes a blood thinner and often goes with me to town,but now shes not going to be able to safely ride in her own vehicle anymore?? This reminds me of how CPS drops the ball and just lets kids die before they ever do anything. I will be doing alot more with my pen as my sword my video as my witness,I loved my tundra but this is more way more dangerous than my 1990 truck with basic mechanics.If you have a tundra or other vehicle that is dangerous ,speak out about it,get an attorney,Save SOMEONES LIFE.These are dangerous airbags,no doubt in my mind. Ps Our truck is 100% unmodified other than tire changes.Now a death trap, until this is resolved

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

February 10, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11451332
Consumer Location: CONCORD, NC
VIN: 5tbjn321xys****

Summary of Complaint

Discovered that Toyota tundra and other models possible use of defective product of airbag srs system, basis of preceding years and following years of producing models and other plants supply house. I am seeking replacement parts for airbags components and sensors and clockspring and repairs. Only had two warrant issues up to this date. Trailer towing package and high altitude air flow/ throttle position sensor. Resolve by manufacturer and dealership. Current affairs of airbag recall list and the accident reports of12/10/2009-2010 show no airbag deployment and were a serious relationship with the owners and the people affected. Research shows takata reviews for further information and details of the products and services for repairs. I have a 2000-2001 tundra and are looking at the possibility of "dummy airbags components" been installed and not working. Further, timing going out on double coil type ignition (original). jumpers to the next firing order coil. I have had to interim operation a single coil, primary, with jumper wire. Thank you very much. [XXX] INFORMATION Redacted PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

Components: SUSPENSION

January 28, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11449272
Consumer Location: BOULDER, CO
VIN: 5TBBT4413YS****

Summary of Complaint

The contact owns a 2000 Toyota Tundra. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, he noticed that the front wheels would frequently turn to the opposite direction of what was intended. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the upper ball joints had failed and needed to be replaced. The independent mechanic replaced the upper ball joints with the same model; however, the failure reoccurred after the vehicle had been driven for less than 20,000 miles. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who replaced the upper ball joints with the same model part; however, the failure persisted. The dealer was notified of the failure and informed the contact that they would only replace the ball joints with the original OEM ball joints. The vehicle was taken to an auto builder who assisted the contact in replacing the control arms, upper and lower ball joints, and retro shocks with a different model. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and informed the contact that the vehicle could not be repaired under NHTSA Campaign Number: 22E002000 (Suspension) because the VIN was not included. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 200,000.

Components: AIR BAGS

May 15, 2000
NHTSA ID Number: 11436805
Consumer Location: HANAHAN, SC
VIN: 99999999999****

Summary of Complaint

2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. CONSUMER STATED THAT DURING AN AUTO ACCIDENT THE AIR BAGS DID NOT DEPLOY. THE CONSUMER STATED AFTER THE CRASH, HE HAD TO HAVE EXTENSIVE DECOMPRESSION SURGERY. THE CONSUMER STATED HE BROKE HIS BACK AND BADLY DAMAGED HIS NECK. THE CONSUMER WAS PERMANENTLY DISABLED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED, BUT DID NOT OFFER ANY ASSISTANCE.

Components: STRUCTURE

October 12, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11436366
Consumer Location: NEW BERLINVILLE, PA
VIN: 5TBBT4815YS****

Summary of Complaint

Frame rust really bad

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

July 02, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11423412
Consumer Location: BRUCETON MILLS, WV
VIN: 5TBBT4415YS****

Summary of Complaint

Took the truck to have it checked over and inspection sticker, so I could put it on the road.inspecter said the frame is not safe, he would not put a sticker on it do to the frame. He also said that year was recalled.

Components: ENGINE

March 15, 2005
NHTSA ID Number: 11421489
Consumer Location: LINDEN, VA
VIN: 5TBBT481XYS****

Summary of Complaint

Perforated exhaust manifolds

Components: SUSPENSION POWER TRAIN STRUCTURE

April 10, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11408327
Consumer Location: JEFFREY, WV
VIN: 5TBBT4812YS****

Summary of Complaint

MY FRAME IS RUSTED ON MOST IN TO AN I NO YALL HAD A RECALL BUT I DON'T KNOW IF ITS STALL GOOD FOR THIS TRUCK

Components: STRUCTURE

January 15, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11397676
Consumer Location: FORT LEE, NJ
VIN: 5TBBT4412YS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. THE CONTACT BECAME AWARE THAT THE FRAME SUPPORTING THE ENGINE WAS CORRODED THROUGH. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN NUMEROUS TIMES FOR AN OIL CHANGE TO PARKWAY TOYOTA (50 SYLVAN AVE, ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ 07632) AND IT WAS NEVER DISCLOSED THAT THE SUBFRAME WAS CORRODED. THE CONTACT WAS CONCERNED FOR HIS SAFETY AND STATED AT ANY TIME THE ENGINE MAY DETACH. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO A DEALER OR AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC TO BE INSPECTED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 125,000.

Components: STRUCTURE UNKNOWN OR OTHER

February 03, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11396455
Consumer Location: NEW HAVEN, CT
VIN: 5TBKT4417YS****

Summary of Complaint

THE FRAME IS DAMAGED AND WAS TOLD MY MANUFACTURE WAS SUPPOSED TO REPLACE WITH A NEW ONE. THE TRUCK LOOKS TO BE BENT IN BETWEEN THE MIDDLE. I TOOK IT TO MY LOCAL DEALER AND THEY ARE HAVING ME PAY FOR OTHER AREAS AND NOT REPLACING THE FRAME EVEN THOUGH IT'S UNDER RECALL.

Components: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

December 27, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11385148
Consumer Location: DAYTON, IA
VIN: 5TBBT4410YS****

Summary of Complaint

DRIVING ON HIGHWAY 12/24 AND 12/27 IN MEDIUM TRAFFIC. LOST GAS PEDAL. ENGINE STILL IDLING BUT PEDAL WOULDN'T WORK. TURNED CAR OFF THEN BACK ON PEDAL WAS BACK.

Components: AIR BAGS

December 22, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11384567
Consumer Location: MAYS LANDING, NJ
VIN: 5TBRT3413YS****

Summary of Complaint

HEAD TO HEAD COLLISION. BOTH VEHICLES ON U.S. HIGHWAY RT. 40. IN BREAK POSITION, MY VEHICLE WAS NOT IN MOTION AT THE TIME OF IMPACT. OTHER VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION APPROACHING FROM OPPOSITE DIRECTION TRAVELING APPROXIMATELY 40 MPH. BOTH VEHICLES WERE LEFT INOPERABLE.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES

June 07, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11327621
Consumer Location: MANNFORD, OK
VIN: 5TBRT3816YS****

Summary of Complaint

2000TOYOTA TUNDRA WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED TO SLOW DOWN THE STEERING WHEEL PULLS LEFT THEN RIGHT OR VISA VERSA ALL IN ONE MOTION.

Components: STRUCTURE

March 13, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11317845
Consumer Location: LANSDALE, PA
VIN: 5TBBT4815YS****

Summary of Complaint

REAR FRAME RUSTED OBVIOUS MANUFACTURER DEFECT. WILL NOT PASS SAFETY INSPECTION.

Components: STRUCTURE

December 10, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11311923
Consumer Location: Unknown
VIN: 5TBRT3418YS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. THE CONTACT STATED THAT AFTER PURCHASING THE VEHICLE, THE UNDERCARRIAGE WAS INSPECTED AND IT WAS FOUND TO BE EXTREMELY CORRODED. THE CONTACT ALSO STATED THAT THE SPARE TIME COMPARTMENT WAS ALSO EXTREMELY CORRODED. (YOUNG TOYOTA (1945 MAIN ST, LOGAN, UT 84341) WAS CONTACTED AND INFORMED OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO A DEALER AND WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE BUT DID NOT ASSIST. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 240,000.

Components: STRUCTURE

November 12, 2009
NHTSA ID Number: 11298092
Consumer Location: LOUISVILLE, KY
VIN: 5TBBN4418YS****

Summary of Complaint

2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA FRAME RAILS THAT GO FROM FRONT TO BACK, BACK TO FRONT RUSTED NEARLY IN HALF MAKING THE VEHICLE UNSAFE TO DRIVE. THE RUST IS NOT JUST THE ISSUE WITH THE CROSSMEMBER. VEHICLE CANNOT BE DRIVEN, IT IT NOT SAFE.

Components: POWER TRAIN STRUCTURE SERVICE BRAKES

October 13, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11270720
Consumer Location: LEXINGTON, OH
VIN: 5TBBT4410YS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. WHILE THE BRAKE PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED TO THE FLOORBOARD, THE VEHICLE FAILED TO STOP. THE VEHICLE WAS PLACED INTO NEUTRAL IN ORDER TO BE STOPPED. THE CONTACT LOOKED UNDERNEATH THE VEHICLE AND NOTICED THAT THE FRAME WAS RUSTED. THE CONTACT ALSO MENTIONED THAT THE SHIFTER WAS NOT FUNCTIONING PROPERLY. THE CONTACT MENTIONED THAT THE GEAR SELECTOR WOULD NOT MOVE TO THE DESIRED GEAR. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHERE THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS NOT SAFE TO DRIVE DUE TO THE RUST, AND THAT THE BRAKE LINE AND SHIFTER CABLE NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. GRAHAM TOYOTA (1515 W 4TH ST, MANSFIELD, OH 44906, (419) 529-1800) WAS CALLED AND STATED THAT THE FRAME WAS PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED PER AN UNKNOWN RECALL. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO A DEALER FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTING OR REPAIRS. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURES. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 117,000.

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

April 02, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11270073
Consumer Location: EAGLEVILLE, PA
VIN: 5TBBT4413YS****

Summary of Complaint

TRUCK WAS BROUGHT IN FOR FRAME RECALL, HAD SOME RUST CORROSION PUT ON IT. WAS A BAND AID ON THE PROBLEM FRAME IS RUSTED BADLY AS WELL AS SUSPENSION PARTS.

Components: SEAT BELTS

October 18, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11269322
Consumer Location: COLUMBIA, SC
VIN: 5TBBT4414YS****

Summary of Complaint

DRIVER SEAT BELT UNLATCHES ON IT'S OWN, RANDOMLY WHILE DRIVING.

Components: STRUCTURE

August 23, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11257335
Consumer Location: Unknown
VIN: 5TBBT4410YS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. THE CONTACT STATED THAT HE PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED AN UNKNOWN RECALL NOTICE REGARDING FRAME CORROSION. THE REMEDY FOR THE RECALL STATED THAT FOR FRAMES THAT WERE SEVERELY CORRODED, THEY WOULD BE REPLACED. IN CASES WHERE REPLACEMENT WAS NOT NEEDED, THE FRAMES WOULD BE UNDERCOATED IN ORDER TO PREVENT CORROSION. SHOTTENKIRK TOYOTA QUINCY (LOCATED AT 5333 BROADWAY ST, QUINCY, IL 62305, 217-929-9852) DID NOT PERFORM EITHER REMEDY REFERENCED IN THE RECALL. WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS HAVING AN ALIGNMENT PERFORMED, THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE FRAME WAS SEVERELY CORRODED. THE CONTACT CALLED SHOTTENKIRK TOYOTA AND WAS INFORMED THAT THEY COULD NOT REPLACE THE FRAME BECAUSE THE RECALL REPAIR WAS DEEMED COMPLETED. THE VEHICLE HAD NOT BEEN REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND STATED THAT THEY WERE UNABLE TO PERFORM THE REMEDY FOR THE RECALL DUE TO THE TIME LIMITATION. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 23,000. *TR

Components: STRUCTURE

July 18, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11233113
Consumer Location: SHEFFIELD VILLAGE, OH
VIN: 5TBBT4415YS****

Summary of Complaint

THE TRUCK IS IN AWESOME CONDITION EXCEPT THE FRAME. TOYOTA HAS REPLACED THE FRAMES IN OTHER TRUCKS IN THE PAST BUT ARE UNWILLING TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE ONE I OWN. I FEEL VERY UNSAFE DRIVING IT, AND DON'T WANT TO GET RID OF IT BECAUSE OF ITS ONE NEGATIVE THING . I'M GOING TO INCLUDE SOME PHOTOS SO YOU CAN JUDGE IF YOU WISH. IF THEIR IS ANYTHING YOUR COMPANY DO TO HELP ME, IT'LL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. I HAVE REACH OUT TO TOYOTA IN THE PAST AND ALL THEY'VE SAID WAS THAT THEIR IS NO RECALL ON THE TRUCK ANYMORE. ITS VERY SAD BECAUSE THEIR IS PLENTY OF THESE TRUCKS OUT THERE, AND ARE VERY UNSAFE TO THE OWNER AND PEDESTRIANS AROUND US. THEY SHOULD RECALL CERTAIN ONES LIKE THE ONE I OWN ON ACCOUNT OF ITS CONDITION. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR TIME.

Components: STRUCTURE

June 03, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11231087
Consumer Location: CHESTER, VA
VIN: 5TBBT481XYS****

Summary of Complaint

FRAME RUST SO BAD TRUCK WILL NOT PASS STATE INSPECTION. THIS CONDITION FOUND ON ANNUAL STATE INSPECTION. FROM PICS MECHANIC TOOK, I AM NOW AFRAID TO DRIVE VEHICLE. SOME ATTACHMENT BRACKETS/BARS NOT EVEN CONNECTED AND RUSTED COMPLETELY IN HALF. I CALLED TOYOTA CORPORATE AND THEY SAID THERE WAS NO RECALL ON THIS VEHICLE NOR ANY TYPE OF BUY BACK PROGRAM FOR IT. SAD THAT THIS TRUCK WAS NOT REPAIRED AS THIS WAS A KNOWN ISSUE WITH 2000-2003 TUNDRAS AND NOW I AM STUCK WITH A VEHICLE THAT TOYOTA WILL NOT REPAIR DUE TO AGE. SEEMS THIS REPAIR WORK SHOULD BE AVAILABLE TO ANY CONSUMER WHO OWNS THE VEHICLE IF THE RECALL WORK HAS NEVER BEEN PERFORMED ON THE VEHICLE? I AM JUST SECOND OWNER OF VEHICLE AND HAVE ONLY OWNED THE VEHICLE JUST OVER A YEAR. ALTHOUGH HIGH MILEAGE, THIS TRUCK RUNS AND LOOKS GREAT.

Components: STRUCTURE

June 20, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11221701
Consumer Location: SPRINGFIELD, MO
VIN: 5TBBT4414YS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS BEING INSPECTED BY RELIABLE TOYOTA (LOCATED AT 3521 E SUNSHINE ST, SPRINGFIELD, MO 65809, (417) 459-4400), RUST WAS DISCOVERED ALL OVER THE ENTIRE FRAME. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT ABLE TO BE DRIVEN. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 188,000.

Components: STRUCTURE

June 01, 2009
NHTSA ID Number: 11218037
Consumer Location: TOOELE, UT
VIN: 5TBBT4410YS****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE ENTIRE FRAME UNDERNEATH THE VEHICLE WAS RUSTED. THE RUST WAS STARTING TO FALL OFF ONTO THE FLOOR OF THE CONTACT'S GARAGE. THE CONTACT WAS WORRIED ABOUT CONTINUING TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE. LARRY H. MILLER TOYOTA MURRAY (5650 STATE ST, MURRAY, UT 84107, (801) 590-0640) STATED TEN YEARS AGO THAT THE FAILURE WAS NOT PART OF A RECALL AND DID NOT REPAIR THE VEHICLE. THE MANUFACTURER SENT THE CONTACT A LETTER STATING THERE WAS A RUST ISSUE WITH THE FRAME AND ADVISED THAT THE VEHICLE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO A DEALER. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 90,000.

Components: SEAT BELTS

January 01, 2012
NHTSA ID Number: 11203187
Consumer Location: DEDHAM, MA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

FRONT DRIVER SIDE AND FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEATBELT TENSIONERS HAVE FAILED AND DO NOT RETRACT THE SEATBELTS. DEALER SAID IS NOT A RECALL ITEM. HAVE WASHED CLEAN BOTH BELTS TO ONLY MINOR EFFECT. HOW IS THIS NOT A SAFETY ISSUE FOR TOYOTA AND THE NHTSA?

Components: AIR BAGS

April 23, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11203189
Consumer Location: DEDHAM, MA
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

TAKATA RECALL. 2000 MODEL YEAR APPEARS NOT INCLUDED IN THE RECALL, YET THE BREADTH OF THE INSTANCES OF FAILURE TO INFLATE PROPERLY APPEARS EXTENSIVE FOR VEHICLES INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT.

TOYOTA TUNDRA Sold

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