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 when Toyota is going to pay for the decision to go with soy?
WhenToyota switched away from using plastic or glass-based inulation in favor of soy, it invited in some very unwelcome Toyota loyalisits.
A minor label issue is about to become a major pain in the butt for 2,500 Toyota and Scion owners.
The occupant classification system (OCS) in some 2016 Toyotas isn't doing a very good job classifying occupants:
A manufacturing error could lead to total steering loss in 5,650 Toyota cars from the 2014 model year.
slow speeds. The petition was prompted by Mr. Ruginis' personal experience with the problem, but he's also gathered evidence on 83 additional incidents -- resulting in 34 injuries -- involving 2006-2010 Corollas surging at slow speeds.
The problem: Toyota hasn't said much about the problem other than it involves a bad weld in the engine compartment which they blame on a third-party supplier. Pointing fingers is very unbecoming, Toyota. The automaker said the weld can fail on the "end cap of the right-hand fuel delivery pipe" allowing gas to leak.