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Toyota Parts Crisis? Tacoma/4Runner 3.4l V6 Head Gasket Leakage Problem

I have been looking for information on other Toyota truck owners who have the same problem I do: My brand new $28,000 1996 Tacoma 4wd SR5 pickup has been sitting at the dealer service department for 26 days as 1/7/97. There is a problem with the head gasket leaking coolant, and they do not have the part available. I was told that it could be another two weeks! I don't have time right now to give you all the specifics, but I will be happy to E-mail you more information about my situation. I am going to type up a form letter that I can send to Toyota Motor Corp., auto magazines, the media, etc. I have a feeling that I'm not the only one very upset about this, and stuck without their Toyota. I am quickly finding out that the "Lemon Laws" enacted to "protect consumers" is nothing more that a catch 22 circular cycle of BS that keeps consumers from having any recourse when they have been ripped off. Please e-mail me if you want more information on this or can give me any advice. Sincerely, Kent F. Cunneen It's been awhile since you posted, but I have a 2005 tacoma 4x4 and the head gasket seems to be leaking. I sure would like to know more about a possible recall. How did things turn out for you?

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  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    Could you please clarify your issue? I would be very glad to help, but, your post seems to indicate that your vehicle was in the shop 11 years ago. And, if your time frame is correct, there WAS a parts issue back then, the redesign of the head gaskets was late, and it was true the there was insufficient parts availability. Please repost.

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