Makers of the Frame Saving Safe-T-Cap Kit. Is the problem due to the frame replacement or would it have occurred regardless of the frame replacement? I'll be posting more videos soon. I also sent complaint to NHTSA. HOME; About; STC® Installers; Auto Rust Service; INFORMATION. Consumer writes in regards to rusting frame. I was told my truck failed that test. this is not normal wear & tear, it is dangerous & toyota should take care of this. The dealer said they will order and replace the frame. Why would they not be able to get the running boards off the frame? thank god i only ended up running off the road. 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. Even after a Toyota spokesman (Brian Lyons) stated that Toyota would be looking into problems with those model year frames. Calcium/Magnesium Chloride is a bitch to clean off the frame much more so now than the regular salt they used several years back. 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. The technician has to submit pictures of the affected area and then TAS approves the frame replacement. Toyota has had a series of problems with rusting frames including a 2009 recall of 110,000 of its Tundra trucks. 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. Consumer took vehicle to dealer in December 2019 to have frame inspected. How long did the frame replacement process take for you? Most of the pump problems kick in around 74,000 miles. 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. Auto Rust restores your car chassis to new condition with our frame saving Safe-T-Cap Kits. I have spoken with many other tundra owners going through the same thing. 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). 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. 61 problems related to frame rust have been reported for the 2004 Toyota Tundra. You can do the work yourself fairly easily, the links cost about $40-45; all you need is a torque wrench and deep sockets. Has anyone come across this? 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 most recently reported issues are listed below. update 12.21.17. When I asked about what they do about parts they can not get off the frame what happens then. What a horrible experience. 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. I took it in back in Dec, had it inspected, took it home. On May 21, 2017, a settlement of claims in a class action lawsuit involving 2005-2010 Toyota Tundra vehicles regarding frame corrosion was approved. 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 … 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. Product Registration; Instruction Sheets; FAQ’s; Contact; Ford. 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. The 2004 Toyota Tundra has 12 NHTSA complaints for the structure:frame and members at 96,741 miles average. First and foremost, Toyota has … This is not the only problem that I have experienced. What follows are snippets from this letter. I had my 01 Tundra Frame replaced st Boch Toyota. I was told I would have to take this up with Toyota. Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BlueT, Sep 18, 2015. 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. Looking for some guidance. Here is a time-lapse of a frame replacement on a 2005 Toyota Tacoma that I did. 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 … certain 2007-2008 model year tundra. 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? 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. 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 … They are trying to wiggle out of doing the repairs. autorust.com. But now that they've already ordered the frame, your probably stuck with them. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. No dice. From my notice it looks like ~ 20 states. I have 2006 Tundra Crew Cab with 24,000 mile that failed the 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. 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). If you truck does not fail the dealer applies a CRC application ( Corrosion-Resistant Compound) to your frame and you are good to go. It is actually a an easy, great learning experience if you have to time to do the work. I am looking at this 2005 Tundra SR5 that's for sale at a local dealership. Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by yota man86, Dec 14, 2018. All together I bought, the link, deep socket, and … The Tundra recall affects the model years 2000-2003, sold in or registered in states Customer reply replied 8 years ago. And also, what did Toyota replace at no cost to you along with the frame? Find discussions on the Toyota Tundra Diesel, TRD Pro, SR5, lift kits, towing capacity, classifieds, and more! CarComplaints.com : Car complaints, car problems … 2006 Toyota Tundra. 1998-2006 … Left uncorrected, this problem could eventually cause the frame to break apart, potentially causing serious accidents. Now I am waiting 10 to 13 weeks for a new frame. Those transmission issues were reported early on, … JavaScript is disabled. 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? 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. … lsaami, Oct 31, 2018 #1. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. If the recall did not get performed, then Toyota should be liable to replace your frame for free. we’ll extend the life of your car and save you $1,000’s of dollars. 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. Tel: 401-944-4444 . NHTSA ID: 10127064 TSB ID: ZH7_Tundra Frame Technical instructions: warranty enhancement program zh7. I know there was a recall on same problem for … I got a call in the first week of Jan saying my frame … apparently I'll get the frame, brake lines, and lower control arms. My 2001 Tundra with 85,000 miles has significant rust on the frame and the bed is rusted through in several spots. Not surprisingly, some Toyota dealerships are still replacing whole frames for Tacoma, Tundra, and Sequoia. Oct 31, 2018 at 12:14 PM #2 #2. Also, Also, be prepared to put some money into extra repairs that may be needed … Premature transmission failure was another big problem for Tundra in 2012. The average repair cost is high — around $3,150. The body shows no signs of rust, but it definitely has a considerable amount of frame … TundraTalk.net forum offers the most comprehensive collection of Toyota Tundra information. The settlement estimates that each replacement will cost about $15,000." 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 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. 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. 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. Toyota agreed to a massive $3.4 billion settlement for owners of the 2005-2010 Tacoma, 2007-2008 Tundra and 2005-2008 Sequoia. 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. Hello everyone and Welcome to my channel. Ask Your Own Consumer Protection Law Question. BlueT [OP] Well-Known Member. 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. Vehicle was taken … Called Toyota and opened case but said I was out of warranty and they were not accountable. My 2000 Tundra is at the dealer right now for its frame replacement. tundratalk.net is not in any way affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation. It has 130k miles. You weren't obligated to get the frame replaced at the same place that did the inspection. 2014, Limited, CM, TRD, 4x4, Sunset Bronze Mica. Cold Climate States as Toyota calls them are included. For the frame replacement, they probably will have to replace the sway bar links since the seize on most of the time. - updated frame serial number tracker information. In December of 2011 I had to replace the swaybar connections. Content on tundratalk.net is generated by its users. "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. Based on these criteria, the worst year for Toyota Tundra is 2012. As of today there has been over 100 NHTSA claims of rotted frames with the 2004 Tundra frames alone. Post Reply. frame replacement. Vehicle was taken to sullivan brothers Toyota (kingston, MA) and the frame was sprayed with rust inhibitor. 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 … I have a 2005 Tundra, 60K miles. Problems after frame replacement. 2006 was the last year of first gen production. i have a 2003 highlander with 180000 miles still in great shape. 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