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.
How hot do you like your seat heater in the winter? If you like it really toasty — as in, with an actual flame — you’ll probably love one of 7,700 Toyota vehicles with seat heaters that catch on fire.
If your car or truck has an optional accessory like running boards, chances are Southeast Toyota distributors put them on ... and I use that term loosely. The distributor recently admitted that many accessories probably weren't attached with the proper torque and can fall off. Whoops!
The problem: The wrong tire pressure placard was put on the driver-side B-pillar and that violates federal safety standards.
The problem: As mentioned before, loose bolts can allow the lower ball joint to separate from the steering knuckle. Say goodbye to your steering control when that happens.