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  1. Frame Replacement

    1Gen-Tundra
    I had a 2000 Tundra Limited with 103,000 miles. I had registered a complaint with the Department of Transportation regarding my frame rusting out. I also called Toyota of California and registered a complaint about my frame rusting out along with pictures. To make a very long story short I got...
  2. Tires Wearing

    Prius
    I have a 2007 Prius with 45,000 mls. The tire size is 195 / 65 R 17 86 v rating. The first set that came on the car where Bridgestones and I had them rotated every 5,000 mls. The tire swore out at 20,000 mls. I bought a set Michelins and rotated them at 5,000 mls and they are down to 3/32...
  3. Trailer Wiring

    Highlander
    It does not have a trailer hitch yet!
  4. Trailer Wiring

    Highlander
    I had a 2000 Tundra till the frame rusted to the point I had to trade it in. I got a 2005 Highlander Limited. The original window sticker says and the dealer confirmed that it has the fractory towing package. It also says it has the trailer wiring plug located in the back of the vehicle. I have...
  5. Tundra frame rust recall???

    Body (Interior & Exterior)
    I had to get rid of my 2000 Tundra with 136,000 mls as the frame was so rusted I could not jack up the back of the truck with out the jack going through the frame. With winter coming and the fact I have my grandchildren in the truck once in a while I could not risk a problem. I traded it in for...
  6. Frame Rust

    1Gen-Tundra
    This is the month for me to get my 2000Tundra truck with 136,000 miles inspected. I just came in from trying to jack up my truck to rotate tires. As I proceeded to jack the truck up along the frame near the front cross member I heard a crunch noise. When I looked under the truck where the jack...
  7. Shift assemply shattered in my hands!

    1Gen-Tundra
    I would look at the shift cable where it connects to the arm of the transmission. My shifter brook when a friend was using the truck. He called me I wnet over climed under the truck and shiffted the transmission into neutral to start it. That when I saw the shift cable broken at the arm. The...
  8. Tundra Frame Rust

    1Gen-Tundra
    I have a 2000 Tundra with 136000 miles and have holes rusted through the frame. I live in New Hampshire. I have filled a report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration E mail address is WWW. NHTSA. gov and recieved a case number. I also contacted Toyota U S A Headquaters in...
  9. 100k Club Thread - Post If You're A Member!

    1Gen-Tundra
    I have owned my 2000 Tundra Limited for seven years it had 23,000 when I got it and it now has 136,789 miles and runs fine. I did notice yesterday while changing oil that my frame is rusting out. I have a 1 1/2 hole in the fram next to the cross member for the transmision. The motor will...
  10. 2007 Prius jumps out of gear

    Prius
    I have a 2007 prius with 25,000 miles. I know this may sound funny but it does happen. My car is black and on very hot days if the car has been sitting in the sun. When I get in and shift into drive or reverse the car will shift to neutral. I noticed this when I was in Florida for the month of...
  11. Tundra frame rust recall???

    Body (Interior & Exterior)
    I just went to Google and typed Tundra rust ( one word) and read some interesting articles regarding 2000 to 2004 rust recalls investagations by Toyota.
  12. Shitfter / transmission issue

    1Gen-Tundra
    Even if the shift cable at the transmission looke clean as mine did. The cable connector at the trans. was ruted to the arm it was mounted on. If you get under the truck ( make sure the emerg brake is on) remmove the clip that hods the cable to the trans. arm. Now see if the shift lever moves...
  13. New tires now low oil pressure?

    1Gen-Tundra
    If it was me I would check the oil filter as I think it is defective. Did you use a Toyota filtr or an after market?
  14. Prius Tires ODD SIZE.

    Prius
    I have a 2007 with 25,000 Mls. I have had the car serviced at my local dealer every 3,500 Mls at which time they rotate the tires. Last week I was informed that my tires are less that 2/32 of tred. I have Bridgestone Turanza tires size 195/55/16. First I never expected the tires to be worn out...
  15. Is the extended warranty a worthwhile investment?

    Prius
    Hi ! I have a 2007 Prius that nI bought a year ago Oct 1st. I have 25,000 mile on the car with no problems. I know severasl people that have these cars annd have had no problems what so ever. I would not spen the extra money for an extended warranty it would be a waste of money. I live in N H...
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