Toyota Lawsuit News
A lawsuit says 2005-2011 4Runners weren’t properly treated to protect against corrosion.
In May 2018, the plaintiff was driving his car on the highway when the steering wheel allegedly started vibrating so violently the 4Runner went off th … continue reading
An appeals court has cleared Toyota of any wrongdoing in a crash involving a 2005 Tundra that left William Jae Kim severely injured.
Kim steered to the right and lost control of the Tundra, sending it off the highway and over an embankment … continue reading
Toyota has blamed a musty A/C smell on microbes [i.e., mold] growing o the evaporator surface and now a lawsuit wants them to do something about it.
The plaintiffs claim the vehicles have defective heating, ventilation and air conditioning … continue reading
Owners who have been hoping to see Toyota pay for damaged to the electrical system by rodents may want to look away.
A judge in California has ruled in favor of dismissing a soy-wiring lawsuit because, in the court's eyes, the problems don' … continue reading
Damage from rodents plus the extra cost of renting a car while waiting for repairs, led to about $16,800 in costs assosciate with soy-based wiring. While an insurance company paid the bulk, a new lawsuit filed in Massachusetts wants to know … continue reading
There's a settlement on the horizon for owners of Toyota trucks with rusted out frames that are so holey, they make the Pope blush.
"The rusted frame class-action lawsuit may cost Toyota as much as $3.4 billion to replace truck frames … continue reading
When Toyota switched away from using plastic or glass-based inulation in favor of soy, it invited in some very unwelcome Toyota loyalisits.
According to the plaintiff, she learned the hard way about the soy wiring when her Avalon wouldn't … continue reading
The Toyota Camry stinks and now there's a lawsuit intent on proving it.
The Camry's ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC) uses an evaporator inside the vehicle's dashboard. According to the plaintiffs, as cold refrigerant passes in … continue reading
It's the season to be thankful – for family, for health, for leftover turkey sandwiches. And if that wasn't enough, Toyota owners now have another reason: Toyota might have to shell out some serious cash if your vehicle's frame is rusting o … continue reading
It's been a while since Toyota announced their extended warranty program for melting dashbord in 3.5 million vehicles. So, how are things going?
According to [a] lawsuit, when Toyota first announced the warranty program the automaker notif … continue reading
A new lawsuit has a suggestion for Toyota. Maybe it's time to start calling their plug-in hybrid the Prius Plug-in-every-few-miles.
"A Toyota Prius Plug-In mileage lawsuit has been filed concerning a 2012 Prius Plug-In that allegedly … continue reading
Is there a design flaw in the 2005 4Runner's automatic door locks?
The SUV has been involved in multiple carjackings and now the victims are suing the automaker:
"The Toyota 4Runner lawsuit alleges the owner of the SUV had no idea the … continue reading
Have you checked your RAV4's oil level lately? As in, this week? Seriously ... there's a chance it's incredibly low.
A new lawsuit says that the 2006-2008 model years have a nasty habit of chugging oil at the rate of 1-quart per 1,200 miles … continue reading
Toyota once said that the Prius is "harmony between man, nature and machine" but that all sounds a bit out of tune to Greg Reynante. Mr. Reynante filed a lawsuit alleging Toyota deliberately misled consumers about the fuel efficie … continue reading
Does your dashboard shine like Mr. Clean's freshly polished cranium? Does it feel like you let a toddler loose with a glue stick?
A new lawsuit says Toyota designed, manufactured and subsequently ignored dangerous Velveeta-like dashboards i … continue reading
Oh, Tacoma! Just days after Toyota recalled 690,000 trucks for corroded rear suspension leaf springs, an Arkansas man has filed a lawsuit claiming that isn't the only thing rotting away on these trucks.
Plaintiff Ryan Burns says hundreds of … continue reading
Toyota has been hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging the Highlander has a rear liftgate that can get stuck open. The lead plaintiff, Annita Emerson, says her 2009 Highlander liftgate got stuck after the power lift arm broke, eventually … continue reading