Water Leaks Through Tacoma's 3rd Brake Light
Water can leak into the cabin of a 2016-2018 Tacoma because Toyota did a terrible job sealing the 3rd brake light mounted above the bed. There's a gap between the LED light and the body that collects water. Meanwhile a cheap brittle gasket …Continue reading article "Water Leaks Through Tacoma's 3rd Brake Light"
Bluetooth Echos During Calls
What's the point of hands-free calling if you can't have a conversation without an annoying echo getting in the way? That's the position many 2016-2019 Toyota owners find themselves in as they struggle with their car's bluetooth connection.Continue reading article "Bluetooth Echos During Calls"
4th Generation RAV4 Battery Fires
The 2013-2018 RAV4 is being investigated for a potential battery defect that can cause the SUV to lose all of its electrical power and, in some cases, start an engine compartment fire. …Continue reading article "4th Generation RAV4 Battery Fires"
TRW Crash Sensor Defect
There's growing concern that some sort of electrical overstress is messing with airbag control units (ACU) in certain Toyota vehicles.Continue reading article "TRW Crash Sensor Defect"
Toyota Truck Frame Rust
There are thousands of Toyota trucks and SUVs that are one stiff breeze away from turning into a pile of corroded dust. The automaker has been accused of not properly applying corrosion protection to their vehicles, leading to multiple laws…Continue reading article "Toyota Truck Frame Rust"
Oil Sludge in Toyota Engines
Toyota settled a class-action engine-sludge suit in 2007 that covered an estimated 2.5-million Toyota and Lexus vehicles made between 1997 and 2002. In that case, Toyota agreed to repair 'sludged-up' engines for up to eight years from the t…Continue reading article "Oil Sludge in Toyota Engines"
Musty and Moldy A/C
Toyota air conditioners smell like mold in numerous vehicles. So what's causing the musty smell and just how dangerous is it?…Continue reading article "Musty and Moldy A/C"
Toyota believes the problems are caused by stuck gas pedals or misplaced floor mats that trapped the gas pedals. Independent testing by NASA and other outside laboratories agreed with Toyota and concluded driver error was also a contributin…Continue reading article "Unintended Acceleration"
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