Avalon News Archive

  1. 2018

    1. October

    2. July

    3. June

      • 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 l...

  2. 2017

    1. December

  3. 2016

    1. December

    2. September

      • 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 fir...

    3. June

    4. April

      • The occupant classification system (OCS) in some 2016 Toyotas isn’t doing a very good job classifying occupants:

        “(Toyota) says 41,630 model year 2016 Camry sedans and 16,880 model year ...

  4. 2015

    1. November

      • 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-c...

    2. May

    3. February

      • Like something out of a bad music video, the subwoofers in the 2011-12 Toyota Avalons are catching on fire.

        The problem doesn’t have anything to do with how loud you crank the volume or ...

    4. January

  5. 2014

    1. November

    2. September

      • Toyota thought the scourge of unintended acceleration was finally behind them. They had, after all, recalled millions of cars, paid hefty fines to the government, entered talks to settle hundred...

      • Pop quiz – name two things that don’t mix well because they’re highly combustable. Go ahead, I’ll wait … if you said flammable liquids and sparks you’re absolutely right! Bonus points to anyone ...