Toyota Problems Tied to Lawsuits

Toyota Truck Frame Rust

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There are thousands of Toyota trucks and SUVs that are one stiff breeze away from turning into a pile of corroded dust. The automaker has been accused of not properly applying corrosion protection to their vehicles, leading to multiple laws…

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Oil Sludge in Toyota Engines

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Toyota settled a class-action engine-sludge suit in 2007 that covered an estimated 2.5-million Toyota and Lexus vehicles made between 1997 and 2002. In that case, Toyota agreed to repair 'sludged-up' engines for up to eight years from the t…

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Musty and Moldy A/C

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Toyota air conditioners smell like mold in numerous vehicles. So what's causing the musty smell and just how dangerous is it?…

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Rodents Chew Wires

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Somewhere in the mid-2000's there was an industry-wide push by automakers to replace plastic and glass-based wiring insulation with a more eco-friendly soy-based coating. It's biodegradable, commendable, and a complete disaster for owners. …

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Prius Headlight Problems

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Prius owners are up in arms about the performance of their high-intensity headlights. Known formally as high-intensity discharge (HID) lights, they either work intermittently -- making nighttime driving a lot more 'exciting' -- or fail enti…

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Prius Brake Defects

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There is growing concern about the calibration of the brake system in the 3rd-generation Prius. More and more owners are starting to report that they're unhappy with the braking performance of their Prius, some even going so far as to say …

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Toyota Excessive Oil Consumption

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An increasing number of Toyotas are experiencing excessive oil consumption which may be the result of defective piston rings. Toyota, in all their 'deny-til-we-die' splendor, is reportedly denying warranty coverage on many oil consumption r…

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Melting Dashboards

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One of the automotive world's worst science projects is coming to an end. Toyota dashboards have long been known to melt under the heat of the sun. The melted dashes warp and extrude a strange, goo-like substance that is oddly shiny and sti…

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Toyota Lawsuit News

Toyota Camry Musty A/C Lawsuit

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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

Toyota Rusted Frame Settlement

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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

A Prius Plug-in Mileage Lawsuit

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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

Toyota Melting Dashboard Lawsuit

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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

Highlander Rear Liftgate Lawsuit

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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