Toyota Recalls 2010 Tacoma

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Toyota is recalling about 8,000 Tacoma pickup trucks from the 2010 model year to fix a problem with the front propeller shaft that could cause the vehicle to lose control.
The automaker told dealers Friday that a crack could develop that could lead to the front driveshaft separating and falling from the truck, causing the vehicle to lose control.
While small in number, the recall is the latest issued by Toyota, which has called back 8.5 million vehicles worldwide for faulty gas pedals and brakes. The recall involves 4-wheel drive Tacomas that were built from mid-December 2009 to early February 2010.
A notice to dealers says the part was manufactured by Dana Corp.
A Toyota spokesman says most of the vehicles are on dealer lots or in the distribution chain.


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  • by Ryder Location: CO on Mar 11, 2010 at 11:43 AM
    Nice censorship WILX. I defend Toyota and you won't post it. Are you owned by GM or Ford?
  • by Ryder Location: CO on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:19 AM
    You people are idiots, except maybe Jim who's trying to be funny. Only 8,000 Tacomas were affected, and both rich and poor buy Toyotas. As for buying a Ford, how many million vehicles have been recalled by them? Remember Pintos, and faulty tires mounted on Explorers? Moreover, Tacomas are built in San Antonio, TX. Not exactly another country, although some might say it is.
  • by Jim Location: Jackson on Feb 28, 2010 at 06:41 AM
    What's a Toyota truck need a propeller for anyways? Can this truck drive on both land and water as well?
  • by Anonymous on Feb 23, 2010 at 06:36 AM
    Well this is what people get for buying from other countries.They get us hooked then hurry to get things to market and then we here RECALL!Look where so many of American jobs are.Look at the millions out of work in this country.Look at the shape the USA is in with out jobs.Gas prices in the USA are bad enough so this is why we want cars better on gas?No matter where they come from.When are Americans going to get tired of supporting other countries?Why do our businesses in the USA continue to buy stuff from over seas and then sell it here.RECALLS.All for money for businesses.Well how long before there aren't many companies in The USA?It will destroy this country.No bombs needed.Greed destroys,and the USA is going to be nothing but poverty.Then the other countries won't have our business either.They don't care now but will later.The later on effects will turn against many.We as Americans need to wake up now,before it is to late for us and our future.
  • by Tony Location: Hillsdale on Feb 21, 2010 at 03:26 PM
    All you rich city folk driving your Toyotas thought you were better than everyone else all this time and guess what? You are the one getting screwed. Guess next time you better think harder where you buy your fancy, rich-people cars from. Buy American or move out.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2010 at 01:20 PM
    And I was thinking just the other day about purchasing one these vehicles...sure glad I didn't. I'll stick with Ford.
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