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#12 of 54 Re: toyota tundra total brake failure [andy36]
Jan 06, 2007 (6:12 pm)
Yes I also have the brake vibration problem. I have a fairly new 02. This should not be happening right? I thought it was just because I tow alot so I had the drums turned because they were glazed. But Now 2 months later same thing happening with vib and I am not even towing anything right now. Do you suppose getting high performance TRD brakes this would help? Do anyone know?
#13 of 54 Re: toyota tundra total brake failure [hawkeye7]
Jan 06, 2007 (9:23 pm)
I bought my own drilled and slotted rotors and installed them. I also installed ceramic brake pads to reduce heat and made sure my lug nuts were torqued to the right torque. I also sold the piece of shit about 3 months later and bought a nissan titan.
#15 of 54 Front End Problems
Feb 23, 2007 (7:07 pm)
Have they fixed the front end problems on the 2007 Tundra?
I'm considering buying one, but would like to know if it and other problems have been addressed.
#16 of 54 New Forum Member-Long time 2002 Tundra Sufferer
Mar 07, 2007 (7:31 am)
My continuing brake problem with my 2002 Tundra (~44000 mi)is summarized at the nhtsa site ODI Number: 10150678 under Component: Service Brakes, Hydraulic. I recognize my problem in most of the prior 20 entries. Didn't discover this forum until now.
Message #6 by tundradude "Both the ball joint and brakes are on recall at Toyota's expense" Can anyone help me further in verifying this statement. I live in the Colorado mountains and experiencing a downhill run is a terrifying experience. Good vehicle for Iowa maybe.
Help will be much appreciated. Larry T.
#18 of 54 Re: toyota tundra total brake failure [andy36]
Jul 06, 2007 (5:07 pm)
Andy the repair is covered under 3/36 factory warranty. There is no reason for toyota to pay for your brake problem. It's not like your out of warranty by a few weeks or a a few thousand miles. You are out by 4 years and 60,000 miles. You can pay for all the updates if you realty think thay need to be done. As far as you accident things don't just fall apart I think there is more to this accident then your telling us.I one post you say the wheel fell off and in another post you say the ball joint broke. Then you say the ball joint was ok.
#19 of 54 Re: toyota tundra total brake failure [650spx]
Jul 06, 2007 (7:21 pm)
Toyota knew there was a problem with the ball joints on the tundra and the front brakes. They only would fix them if the vehicle was still under warranty. This was on a service bulletin that they sent to all dealers. This should have been a recall item no matter what the miles were on the vehicle. The front wheel fell off because the ball joint collapsed. Go online and see all the other people that are having these same problems.
#20 of 54 Re: toyota tundra total brake failure [andy36]
Jul 09, 2007 (3:51 pm)
Hey Andy I am not trying to start trouble here but you said this. (HELLO the ball joint did not fail all the bolts in the front hub came loose and the front end collapsed. AS I explained they all vibrated loose from the front end shake during braking.) So did the ball joint fail or did all the front hub bolts/nuts loosen up/break?? Now if I am correct you say your truck is a 2000 if so then you truck dose not meet the ball joint recall criteria and Toyota is not responsible which is why they were never done under warranty/recall. OK so back to your other story the front hub came loose/fell off. This is most likely a possible bad axle or wheel bearing lug or nuts not tight. This would be either your fault or the place that services the truck's fault. By the way a bad wheel bearing, worn axle or loose lug nuts will all will cause a vibration when breaking. Either way it is not the responsibility of Toyota or Toyota motor company. I can tell you this the next time you get your car serviced try asking them to look at your problem (vibration). Instead of you saying it's the brakes check the brakes and two ball joints WARRANTY RECALL BULLETINS (like you know what your taking about)! I know the Toyota tundra very well If you relay had a break problem (that pertains to the tsb) It would have started at 10,000 miles back in 2000 or 2001 and have been handled under warranty. I also know if Toyota or your insurance company thought your accident was any fault of Toyota than an investigation would have been done. All in all your wrong time to suck it up and pay $$$$.
#21 of 54 Re: toyota tundra total brake failure [650spx]
Jul 09, 2007 (4:42 pm)
dont give a rats ass how well you know the tundra. The 2000 was a piece of shit. There was a braking problem from day one. All the dealers wanted to do was turn the rotors every 12k and hope the problem would go away.If this was such a great truck why dont you read the other stories about this problem from the 100's of others on line. There is a reason that I drive a titan now.