The threat of electrical fires has led Toyota to recall a million Prius cars worldwide, with 192,000 of those vehicles in the United States.
An exposed portion of one of the engine’s wiring harnesses is likely to wear down and short-circuit … continue reading
An appeals court has cleared Toyota of any wrongdoing in a crash involving a 2005 Tundra that left William Jae Kim severely injured.
Kim steered to the right and lost control of the Tundra, sending it off the highway and over an embankment … continue reading
Toyota has blamed a musty A/C smell on microbes [i.e., mold] growing o the evaporator surface and now a lawsuit wants them to do something about it.
The plaintiffs claim the vehicles have defective heating, ventilation and air conditioning … continue reading
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 lawsuit because, in the court's eyes, the problems don' … continue reading
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 … continue reading
2,840 Mirai vehicles will need a software update to fix a problem with their fuel cell system.
The Mirai can experience a failure of the fuel cell system when a driver goes down a long hill with cruise control engaged and then hits the gas … continue reading
Toyota. Takata. Recall.
Those are three words that I'm tired of typing and you're sick of hearing about. Yet here we are with another recall of 543,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles that have ticking time-bombs for airbags. Some vehicles are be … continue reading
Watch your step, Tundra owners!
"Toyota is recalling 73,000 Tundra trucks for step bumpers that may break when stepped on. Affected are 2016-2017 Toyota Tundra trucks equipped with rear step bumpers made of resin, with resin reinforce … continue reading
There's a settlement on the horizon for owners of Toyota trucks with rusted out frames that are so holey, they make the Pope blush.
"The rusted frame class-action lawsuit may cost Toyota as much as $3.4 billion to replace truck frames … continue reading
When Toyota switched away from using plastic or glass-based inulation in favor of soy, it invited in some very unwelcome Toyota loyalisits.
According to the plaintiff, she learned the hard way about the soy wiring when her Avalon wouldn't … continue reading