Toyota Recall: 2013-2014 Tacoma Pickups

By | November 07, 2013
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2013 and 2014 Tacoma pickups in the U.S. due to a problem that may cause the engines to fail. The Toyota recall involves approximately 4,000 Tacoma models equipped with the standard 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine. It does not have any consequences for vehicles with the optional 4.0-liter V-6. In the recalled Tacomas, engine valve springs are susceptible to cracks over time. This is due to a problem from one of two suppliers that failed to properly maintain the manufacturing equipment used to make the part, according to Toyota. If the valve springs break, drivers may notice engine roughness and abnormal noises. In some cases, the problem may cause the engine to come to a stop while in operation.
Toyota said that U.S. owners will be notified of the recall via mail. The company did not give a time frame for when the recall would begin. Source: Toyota