New Toyota Tundra’s Recalled for Spun Crank Bearing

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   / New Toyota Tundra’s Recalled for Spun Crank Bearing #2  
It's 'recalled', not racalled.....(n) Don't care as I don't own one and never will.

First line in the creators comment is 'In my opinion'. Far as I can see, his 'opinion' isn't worth squat.

Opinions are like butt holes, everyone has one and most stink.
 
   / New Toyota Tundra’s Recalled for Spun Crank Bearing
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Forgive me for the spelling error. I was juggling my two year old daughter while typing.

This is a big deal for Toyota who’s reputation is built on reliability. The previous generation Tundra’s with the 4.6L and 5.7L V8’s were capable of going a million miles. The first million mile Tundra was bought back from the owner and he was given a new one. The truck was disassembled and analyzed by engineers and nothing was was wrong with it. The engine still put out the same power as when it was new, original transmission, etc. Several more V8 Tundra’s have hit a million miles since then.

All this push for fuel efficiency and cleaner emissions forced Toyota to move to the turbo V6 with hybrid option. The engine has twin turbos, three radiators, and a ten speed transmission. First there were turbo wastegate issues, now we’re getting reports of front crank bearing failure potentially due to debris inside the engine. This all requires removal of the cab to repair. Toyota once known for its conservative approach to engineering and reliability is now showing signs of unreliability.
 
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Forgive me for the spelling error. I was juggling my two year old daughter while typing.

This is a big deal for Toyota who’s reputation is built on reliability. The previous generation Tundra’s with the 4.6L and 5.7L V8’s were capable of going a million miles. The first million mile Tundra was bought back from the owner and he was given a new one. The truck was disassembled and analyzed by engineers and nothing was was wrong with it. The engine still put out the same power as when it was new, original transmission, etc. Several more V8 Tundra’s have hit a million miles since then.

All this push for fuel efficiency and cleaner emissions forced Toyota to move to the turbo V6 with hybrid option. The engine has twin turbos, three radiators, and a ten speed transmission. First there were turbo wastegate issues, now we’re getting reports of front crank bearing failure potentially due to debris inside the engine. This all requires removal of the cab to repair. Toyota once known for its conservative approach to engineering and reliability is now showing signs of unreliability.

I blame the EPA.

Toyota pretty much perfected the naturally aspirated engine around 2013. They are now going through the learning process all over again. I want to get a new tacoma for my small truck to take to the cabin when not hauling, but I'm nervous. My 1988 Pickup is still my ranch truck in the winter. They will never make a truck like that ever again.
 
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Don't care as I don't own one and never will.
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Opinions are like butt holes, everyone has one and most stink.

Irony alert.
 
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Sorry but Tundra's are that great,a buddy had 2004 he purchased new.
wheel bearings went out at 25K
cam belt must be changed at 90K
replaced the steel exhaust manifolds
replaced the FRAME and related components ($6K his cost)
rear diff cover was steel,welded many times
rewired whole truck when frame was replaced
Finally dumped when the transmission went at 146K miles
Yup; they are a great truck.
 
   / New Toyota Tundra’s Recalled for Spun Crank Bearing
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The first gen Tundra’s (pre-2007) had frame rot issues 20 years ago with trucks in the rust belt. Toyota stepped up with a recall and replaced affected frames at no cost to the owner up to 15 years after the original build date.

Multiple 4.7L V8’s (up to 2010) have gone a million miles but they require timing belt replacement every 90k miles. The later 4.6L and 5.7L V8’s have timing chains and are also known for their exceptional reliability. All these engines are built in San Antonio, Texas as well as the trucks.
 
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No irony at all. Never will be a Toyota anything in this driveway. Just Fords, GM's and Dodge's.
Sniff sniff?
 
 
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