Repairs and Maintenance

Toyota Tacoma Heater Not Working? Don’t Stay in the Cold, Diagnosis Inside…

Toyota Tacoma Heater Not Working? Don’t Stay in the Cold, Diagnosis Inside…

With the weather having turned remarkably wintry in the past few weeks it’s an important time for you to have your heaters working properly. If yours isn’t working how you would like it to then read through the following guide, it’ll cover the common reason for failure and give you […]

by December 11, 2014 0 comments Repairs and Maintenance
Toyota Tacoma Windshield Wipers Not Working? Here’s Why…

Toyota Tacoma Windshield Wipers Not Working? Here’s Why…

As it’s getting to the time of year where the weather starts to take more of a turn towards the inclement side it’s getting more and more important that your wipers are working properly, but what if they aren’t working at all? Follow this guide and hopefully we’ll be able […]

by November 28, 2014 0 comments Repairs and Maintenance
An Inside Look at Tacoma Differentials

An Inside Look at Tacoma Differentials

As we all know, a differential can make all the difference when it comes to driving. Given that there are many different types available, we’re going to look at some of the differences between them and compare how they would preform in different scenarios.

by November 13, 2014 0 comments Repairs and Maintenance
Toyota Tacoma Horn Not Working? We Can Help!

Toyota Tacoma Horn Not Working? We Can Help!

If your horn has stopped working it can just be a minor annoyance and a simple fix, it can however, be a symptom of a much bigger underlying issue with the vehicle. We’re going to show you the best way to diagnose the problem and have everything working how it […]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments Repairs and Maintenance
If you are thinking about repainting your Tacoma with original colors, you will need to find the paint number. Here's how.

Second Generation Toyota Tacoma Paint Guide

Are you repainting your Tacoma? Trying to find the right paint code for a bottle of touch-up? Here’s a handy guide that will show you how to find out your Tacoma’s official Toyota paint code.

by October 8, 2014 0 comments Repairs and Maintenance
Your Tacoma is Talking, and it’s Time to Listen

Your Tacoma is Talking, and it’s Time to Listen

If your Toyota Tacoma is making an abnormal noise, it’s attempting to tell you something isn’t right. Don’t ignore it, listen to it, and use this guide to help troubleshoot the source(s) of the noise(s) coming from your Tacoma. Once you have found the source of the noise, see if […]

by October 6, 2014 0 comments Repairs and Maintenance
Have your Toyota Tacoma power door locks failed? Here is how to diagnose and fix them.

Toyota Tacoma Power Door Lock Failure Guide

Have your power door locks stopped working in your Toyota Tacoma? Is one door lock dead while the other works? Here is a handy guide to diagnose and fix the issue.

by May 30, 2014 0 comments Repairs and Maintenance
Why Do Toyota Tacoma Leaf Springs Break?

Why Do Toyota Tacoma Leaf Springs Break?

It’s definitely not a secret in the Toyota community that the rear leaf springs installed in the Tacoma pickup truck are prone to cracking, flattening and breaking. In fact, Toyota released a technical service bulletin in 2007 that was intended to address this problem by replacing the springs with new […]

by March 14, 2014 24 comments Repairs and Maintenance
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Why Do Toyota Tacoma Drum Brakes Last So Long?

The Toyota Tacoma’s rear brake drums are incredibly durable. How long do the shoes inside these drums last? One of our readers recently reported putting an astonishing 175,000 miles on his set of brake shoes before needing to replace them. Taking a closer look at how the rear drum brakes […]

by September 30, 2013 4 comments Repairs and Maintenance
Tacoma Replacement Leaf Spring Buyer’s Guide

Tacoma Replacement Leaf Spring Buyer’s Guide

We’ve already established that the stock Toyota leaf springs offered on the Tacoma are designed in such a way that factory Tacoma leaf spring breakage is almost guaranteed.  Fortunately, Tacoma pickup owners are blessed with a wide range of aftermarket spring choices which are not only built to a higher […]

by September 18, 2013 7 comments Repairs and Maintenance