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Toyota Avalon Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 27 Toyota Avalon recalls between 1995 and 2016. Learn if your Toyota Avalon is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 16, 2016

The passenger front knee air bag module may not be securely fastened to the lower instrument panel. This could affect safe deployment and as a result the knee air bag may not properly protect a passenger during an accident.

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in December, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2016

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements in the front seats may short circuit if they are damaged by the seat cushion being compressed over time. This could result in a fire hazard.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 14, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag and front passenger knee air bag may fail to deploy in an accident. This can occur due to the passenger seat occupant classification system not being properly calibrated, and may not detect a passenger present in the seat as appropriate. This would increase risk of occupant injury in an accident.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in May, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Toyota recall number is G0.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 3, 2015

The pre-collision system may activate unexpectedly while driving, causing the brakes to apply without warning. This could cause loss of vehicle control.

Recalls on your Toyota or Lexus must be performed by the respective Toyota or Lexus dealership. Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles in November, 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota or Lexus dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 28, 2015

The airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners could deploy unexpectedly while driving.

As of this writing the final remedy parts are not available for this recall. An interim repair is available and may have been performed as part of a previous recall. Owners are urged to get the interim repair completed and not wait for the final remedy parts to become available, please contact you dealer for further instructions. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Owners will be mailed a notification letter in late March 2015 with a followup letter to be sent when the final remedy parts become available.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 28, 2015

An electrical problem with the car stereo's subwoofer may result in a fire.

Toyota has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 19, 2014

The seat heater may not work because of a damaged heating element.

Southest Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 24, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 7, 2014

A component of the left front suspension can fail unexpectedly resulting in loss of vehicle control.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning mid-December 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Toyota dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 19, 2014

Fuel may leak from a fuel line in the engine compartment, causing a fire risk.

Toyota notified owners of affected vehicles starting in November 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 27, 2014

An electrical short may damage circuits in the supplemental restraint system which can result in the unintended deployment of the front air bags and / or front seat belt pretensioners.

Toyota notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.