Toyota has expanded an earlier TSB (T-SB-0365-10) to address an issue where the truck might have a squeak or creak noise from the clutch pedal being engaged. The recall now includes 2012 models.
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Are you are the owner of a 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma with a 5-speed manual transmission? Do you notice a rattle noise when the vehicle is idling in neutral? If you fall within the warranty guidelines, you might contact your local Toyota service department to see if you can have it repaired.
In an August 19, 2011 Technical Service Bulletin (TSB), dealers were notified that some Tacoma vehicles equipped with the R155 5-speed manual transmission may exhibit a rattle noise from the transmission assembly while in neutral with the clutch pedal released. Toyota has produced part numbers and specific information for use with repairs of this problem.
This TSB affects some 2005-2011 MY Tacoma vehicles using Clutch Cover Assembly part numbers 31210-04080 thru 04083 and Clutch Disk Assembly part numbers 31250-04090, 04091, 26230 and 26231.
Replacement parts should be as follows:
- Clutch Cover Assembly – 31210-26172
- Clutch Disk Assembly – 31250-60500
Also of important note, the dealer will need the following Special Service Tools (SSTs) for repair:
- Clutch Guide Tool -09301-00210
- Clutch Diaphragm Spring Aligner – 09333-00013
Here’s the TSB process: (More …)
Do you have a 2005 to 2011 Toyota Tacoma with a six-speed manual transmission? Have you noticed that your clutch is lot noisier now than when the truck was new, or that it just seems to make a lot of noise compared to other vehicles you have driven?
You are not alone. Many other Tacoma owners have had the same problem with their clutches, and as a result Toyota has released a technical service bulletin (TSB) that is designed to address the problem and quiet down clutch operation. The issue also affects editions of the Toyota FJ Cruiser built between 2007 and 2011. (More …)