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Toyota Avalon Hybrid Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Toyota Avalon Hybrid based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problem

The motor for the rear window sunshade in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid is known to fail. When this occurs, the sunshade will not extend down the window, and a grinding noise is heard until the motor fails as well. 

Replacement of the sunshade assembly is necessary to correct this failure, however, removing the fuse for the sunshade will stop the motor from making the irritating grinding noise.