2003 Toyota Avalon Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 3 official 2003 Toyota Avalon recalls. Find out if your 2003 Toyota Avalon needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

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 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 7, 2010