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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 first announced the warranty program the automaker notif … continue reading
Is there a design flaw in the 2005 4Runner's automatic door locks?
The SUV has been involved in multiple carjackings and now the victims are suing the automaker:
"The Toyota 4Runner lawsuit alleges the owner of the SUV had no idea the … continue reading
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.
The vehicles have been recalled because … continue reading
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 how many times your local station plays that Taylor Sw … continue reading
One of the automotive world's worst science projects is coming to an end. Toyota dashboards have [long been known to melt and warp] under the heat of the sun. The deformed dashes have also been known to extrude a strange, goo-like subst … continue reading
Does your dashboard shine like Mr. Clean's freshly polished cranium? Does it feel like you let a toddler loose with a glue stick?
A new lawsuit says Toyota designed, manufactured and subsequently ignored dangerous Velveeta-like dashboards i … continue reading
The 2014 Toyota Tundra has garnish problems and I'm not talking about parsley. Toyota says the garnish on the center pillars wasn't installed properly and may affect how the side-curtain airbag deploys. Here's what you need to know:
To fix … continue reading