2008 Toyota Avalon Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Toyota Avalon
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2008 Toyota Avalon ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Failed Oxygen Sensor Component
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.
2008 Toyota Avalon Questionswhat kind of preventive maintenance should be done at 150,000 miles & thereafter (2 answers)
(other than oil change)
no symbal like that in my manual. Please advise what it refers to, and how to fix it.
Changed the oil and filter and reset Maint button. Now the starter won't engage
2008 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.
These vehicle were sold without the required load carrying captivity modification label. Dealers will mail the corrected label to vehicle owners. Owners have the option of requesting that the dealer install the label. This recall is expected to begin on May 27, 2010.
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.