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If by any chance you see this comment. I am 100% positive you were the previous owner of this Taco. It's in Pyrite mica right? I drove it today as it was bought at a dealer auction in the Bay Area. I do know that it is considered a "LEMON". I would very much like to get into contact with you. As I am very interested in purchasing. Did the issue get better after the transmission was replaced? If you can, please reach me at email@example.com Thank you!Report it
Yes, that might be the one I had all the problems with. Toyota was terrible to deal with and they were forced to buy it back under CA law and dispute settlement. They can keep throwing transmissions in it, but the problem is the drive train, the transmission is a result, not a cause. I suspect it has a mis-manufactured frame. Toyota still can't figure out why many of these trucks have the drive train probs. I talked with Mike Sweers, Toyota's Chief Engineer in Michigan and his team still hasn't resolved these. Low price doesn't really equate to good value or smart purchase. Good luck if you buy it, I would get a 1st Gen, or other brand. I'm very happy with my 2013 F150 now.Report it
Hello, I have a 2012 Tacoma double cab V6 TRD Sport, which has been vibrating between 15-25 mph since day one. I have had it in the shop several times and despite the repairs made per a TSB the truck still vibrates. I am in the process of starting a case with arbitration to declare Lemon Law. I was wondering on what basis you won your arbitration. I was told arbitration would either push the safety issue of a vehicles defect or the resale values depreciation. I have heard that this is a long and painful process and wanted any insight possible from someone who has been through it and won. Thank you!Report it
I am filing for arbitration for a similar vibration on my 2012 Tacoma. Under what issue did you win arbitration for your truck? I was told the two issues are safety or a decrease in resale value. Any advice would be much appreciated.Report it
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