Some Toyota hybrid sedans have fuel filler pipes that were never reconnected to the gas tank during assembly.
Does that make them fuel spiller pipes? (Hold for applause). A small number of 2019 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid sedans will be recalled to have those pipes inspected and possibly replaced.keep reading article "Toyota’s Hybrid Sedans Are Leaking Fuel"
In what must seem like cruel irony to owners who have had issues with unintended acceleration
, Toyota's collision avoidance system is getting confused and randomly activating:
The pre-collision system can interpret a steel joint or plate as an object in the road. The steel object will activate the collision avoidance system and identify the steel as a car driving in front of the Toyota or Lexus vehicle.
About 31,000 cars are at risk of a sudden slam of the brakes. This includes the 2013-2015 Avalon and Avalon Hybrid as well as the Lexus ES 350 and ES 300h. Toyota doesn't have a solution other than to deactivate the system for now. A more permanent solution will likely involve a software patch. I'm sure Toyota dropped off a case of Red Bull, locked the door, and limited bathroom breaks for it's software development team until this is figured out.keep reading article "Toyota Cars Suddenly Stopping on Their Own"
A manufacturing error could lead to total steering loss in 5,650 Toyota cars from the 2014 model year.
Toyota says a bolt hole in the left front lower suspension is much bigger than specifications allow. That means the bolt going through that hole can --- and most likely will --- loosen over time…keep reading article "Manufacturing Error Could Cause Total Steering Loss in 2014 Vehicles"