2006 Toyota Avalon Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Toyota Avalon
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2006 Toyota Avalon ProblemsOil Leak From the Valve Cover Gaskets
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine. Replacing the failed oxygen sensor should correct this concern.
2006 Toyota Avalon QuestionsI have a 2006 Toyota Avalon. Codes PO455, PO456, PO441, and PO500 came up on my (1 answer)
I have a 2006 Toyota Avalon. Codes PO455, PO456, PO441, and PO500 came up on my car. Plus it was jerking and stalling in traffic and not wanting to move. What would you say is the resolution to fixing this? Would you say the entire transmission needs to be rebuilt?
Dealer stated I need replacement of steering rack??
2006 Toyota Avalon RecallsSeat Heater
Southeast Toyota is recalling certain vehicles because the seat heater element may become damaged as a result of compression of the seat cushion. The damaged element could short causing burning of the seat cushion, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will disconnect seat heaters with copper strand elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory to correct this concern.
A seal between the master cylinder and brake booster may fail and allow fluid to leak into the brake booster. This can cause reduced braking performance. Dealers will replace the seal with a newly designed one free of charge to resolve the concern.
Southeast Toyota is recalling 2005–2011 models for failing to comply with federal safety standards on tire selection and rims. Affected models were sold without the proper load-carrying capacity modification labels, which may cause the driver to overload the vehicle, increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers will mail the correct labels to the customer or install the label free of charge.