What kind of oil to use for a 2005 Toyota Tacoma?

Answer Toyota Motor Corporation recommends that owners of 2005 Toyota Tacomas used 5W-30 motor oil. Toyota does not recommend a specific brand of oil, just the specific weight. In the case of the '05 Taco... Read More »

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How to Customize a 2005 Toyota Tacoma?

Toyota has been making trucks since 1935. The Tacoma has been in production since 1995 and carries on the tradition of rugged, dependable and practical trucks that the company has become renowned f... Read More »

Where is the oil plug on a 2005 Toyota Tacoma?

The engine oil drain plug on a 2005 Toyota Tacoma is on the bottom of the oil pan on the underside of the vehicle. It is best accessed using a car dolly to roll beneath the vehicle while it is rais... Read More »

How to Replace the Taillight Bulb for a 2005 Toyota Tacoma?

Replacing the taillight bulbs on the Toyota Tacoma pickup is a simple project to undertake in the driveway or garage at home. The Tacoma's taillight bulbs sit in plastic assemblies; you can reach a... Read More »

Does a 2005 Toyota Tacoma have a steel timing chain?

According to the Toyota website, all Tacomas made after 2005 are fitted with a chain instead of the traditional timing belt. Timing belts were only available on four-cylinder Tacomas made before 20... Read More »