2012-2015 Toyota Tacoma Rust or Spot Corrosion on B-Pillar and/or C-Pillar


Some 2012 – 2015 model year Tacoma vehicles may exhibit rust spots on the B-pillar and/or C-pillar (double cab only) area on either or both driver and passenger sides. Repairing/repainting and installation of paint protective films in the affected areas will be required to address this condition. The paint repair may need to be sublet to a body shop. Share this Service Bulletin T-SB-0035-19 information with your sublet body shop.

The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0223-17. The Parts Information section has been updated. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0223-17 is obsolete and any printed versions should be discarded.

This repair is covered under the Toyota Basic Warranty. This warranty is in effect for 36 months or 36,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the vehicle’s in-service date.