Radio/tape Cd Player Problems of Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tacoma owners have reported 13 problems linked to radio/tape cd player (under the equipment category).
#1 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 2009 Toyota Tacoma
My husband and I purchase a Toyota Tacoma double cab 4x4 2009, on Friday may 22, 2009, and we are having problems with the transmission and the radio. When we are slowing down to turn on a curve and when we depress the accelerator the transmission downshifts into what appears to be the 1st gear. The engine will race up to a higher rmp as the car suddenly slows down. This is definitely a safety hazard. This possess a possibility of an accident as our vehicle now slows down quickly as we are coming out of the curve, light intersection or entering into an intersection. This has been occurring since we purchased both vehicle. We took it to the dealer to be checked, but cannot see anything wrong with it. They told me they can't do anything to correct the issue. (Toyota of st. Croix,us virgin islands). Radio has been ordered because in both vehicles the radio doesn't work. It shuts off , and in the other one when you accelerate (gas pedal) the volume goes down and sometimes up. What can you do to assist us. Thank you. This radio/tape cd player problem happened on 05/23/09.
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#2 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 2009 Toyota Tacoma
The VIN of this Tacoma is 5TETX62N69_. The radio on my 2009 Toyota Tacoma access cab 4 cyl pick up randomly turns off and back on. It also randomly changes channel frequency from set position, and the lcd display screen is filled with unreadable characters. I was told by the dealership that this has been a problem on all Toyota models and Toyota does not have any fix as of yet. I wanted them to install a new unit and the dealership refused, stating that all of the radios were defective and I would just be installing another defective unit. They advised me to call them back 4 weeks later to see if Toyota had a fix yet. It has been 3 months now and no fix. It was 12/15/2008 when this radio/tape cd player issue happened.
#3 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 2009 Toyota Tacoma
Like a great many other people, I am experiencing major problems with the radio in my 2009 Toyota Tacoma. The radio turns on and off randomly with no input from me. It also switches bands (fm1 to fm2, etc. ) of its own volition. Sometimes it refuses to turn on at all. Judging from the other complaints scattered around various forum sites on the internet, this problem seems particularly prevalent in the "access cab," which is the model I recently purchased. This bizarre behavior has been happening from the day I drove the car off the dealers lot: the radio--which I thought was off-- suddenly began blaring at high volume. After about one second, it. Turned itself off again. It was startling to say the least, and I'm glad it didn't happen in heavy traffic. The radio exhibits some kind of "poltergeist" manifestation almost every time I drive the vehicle. So far Toyota's response to my problem also seems typical of what others are reporting. The company (and the dealer) appear to be stonewalling and stalling. The internet is rife with complaints about the radio yet there is no service bulletin (presumably because there is only an indirect connection to safety issues and the lawsuits they can bring). The service writer at my dealership stoutly maintained that he had never heard of the problem. When I told him that I had found complaints all over the internet, he attempted to convince me that I was the victim of internet hysteria--as if I couldn't tell when my radio was turning on and off without human input. In spite of the fact that Toyota has known about the problem for the better part of a year, the service writer tells me that "a technician will have to examine the radio for defects and get part numbers and so forth before he can make repairs. " in other words, I have to make at least two trips to the dealer (25 miles away) to solve what should be a simple recall issue, and I have to hope an electrical gremlin appears on demand when the technician checks it. This radio/tape cd player problem happened on Wednesday, August 12, 2009.
#4 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 2009 Toyota Tacoma
The car involved was a 2009 Toyota Tacoma. Vehicle identification number (VIN) of the vehicle is 5TENX22NX9_. Radio in my 2009 Toyota has turned itself off three seperate times without explanation. Vehicle has 10k miles on it. It was 08/15/2009 when this radio/tape cd player issue occurred.
#5 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 2009 Toyota Tacoma
The vehicle having this issue was a 2009 Toyota Tacoma. Radio turns on and off erratically, has been replaced once and is now doing it again,needs to be replaced again unfortunately. This radio/tape cd player problem happened on May. 10, 2009.
#6 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 2009 Toyota Tacoma
The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Toyota Tacoma is 5TETX22N89_. The radio/mp3 player on my 2008 Toyota Tacoma randomly shuts off. It would randomly come back on after a few minutes or sometime 20-30 minutes later. This radio/tape cd player problem happened on Friday, Feb. 19, 2010.
#7 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 2009 Toyota Tacoma
The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was 5TETX22N89_. The radio/mp3 player on my 2008 Toyota Tacoma randomly shuts off. It would randomly come back on after a few minutes or sometime 20-30 minutes later. This problem occurred on Feb. 19, 2010.
#8 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 2009 Toyota Tacoma
The vehicle involved is a 2009 Toyota Tacoma. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was 5TEPX42N99_. The radio acts erratically and unpredictably. It changes stations, turns itself off and on, etc. Sometimes the controls, such as the volume, are nonresponsive, so the radio cannot be turned down or off when needed. Since fiddling with the radio usually makes it eventually start working again, it is a distraction hazard. I have drifted over the yellow line trying to get it working again. The dealer has acknowledged the defect but refused to repair it. It is an ongoing problem. The dealer said it is a very common problem but Toyota will not provide replacement parts. I believe few people report it because the radio is not seen as a safety issue, but it is a serious distraction. It was 12/14/09 when this radio/tape cd player issue occurred.
#9 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 1999 Toyota Tacoma
The vehicle is a 1999 Toyota Tacoma. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 4TASN92N1X_. Stereo failed and replaced.
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#10 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 1998 Toyota Tacoma
The vehicle involved is a 1998 Toyota Tacoma. The VIN of this Tacoma is 4TAPM62N3W_. Radio / cassette failed. This radio/tape cd player issue occurred January 1, 1998.
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#11 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 1998 Toyota Tacoma
The vehicle having this issue was a 1998 Toyota Tacoma. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Toyota Tacoma is 4TANL42N8W_. Stereo failed. Yh.
#12 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 1996 Toyota Tacoma
The car was a 1996 Toyota Tacoma. While driving, experiences erratic operation in front suspension, when hit pot holes or slight indentation in road, vehicle steering column and front end shakes and vibrates violently, dlr/mfr can't correct problem. Consumer states that manufacturer admitted problem and they were putting out heavier front springs and shocks, however this would be at consumer's cost, consumer states front and rear suspension needs balanced. Speaker had to be replaced. Radiator was replaced due to leaking coolant.
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#13 - Radio/tape Cd Player problem of the 1996 Toyota Tacoma
The car involved was a 1996 Toyota Tacoma. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of the car was 4TAWN72N5T_. Consumer stated the radio turner assembly was inoperative.
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