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You might not know this but the plant that builds the Toyota Tundra was built and started production at the same time GM built the new plant that builds the Outlook. Toyota planed it that way to see who could have the best new plant start-up.
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FAULTY PART PROMPTS TOYOTA TO RECALL 15,600 TUNDRAS
RYAN BEENE
AUTOMOTIVE NEWS
DECEMBER 14, 2007 - 12:35 PM ET
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. is recalling 15,600 2007 Toyota Tundra pickups because a transmission part could break.
Toyota says the rear propeller shaft on four-wheel-drive Tundras could separate at a joint. No accidents or injuries have been reported resulting from the faulty shaft.
“The front joint on the rear driveshaft may have been improperly heat treated by our supplier,” a Toyota spokesman said. “In the worst case, the shaft may separate at the joint.”
Toyota discovered the flaw after a customer complained of abnormal noises coming from the shaft.
Owners of the recalled trucks will receive a notification in the mail starting late this month, Toyota said in a statement today.
The recall is not related to the previously reported “rumble strip” noise that came from the torque converter’s inability to change gears, which has yet to result in a recall but has prompted Toyota to replace entire transmissions.
Toyota also replaced some Tundra engines this year because of faulty camshafts. The automaker hopes to sell 200,000 of the redesigned full-sized trucks this year
 

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Atleast its only 15,600 trucks and not hundreds of thousands. They will get the bugs worked out just like all the other manufacturers out there. I have seen alot of new body style Tundra's on the road and I think that it is a sharp looking truck, probably the best looking Toyota pick-up so far. Toyota's are #2 only to GM!
 

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Did you know there is no word for truck in Japanese?
 

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I see your point. ;D Don could you help us out and read the thread on Outlook speakers? Thanks
 
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