2004 Toyota Avalon Recalls

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Most Recent 2004 Toyota Avalon Recall

On January 28, 2015, Toyota recalled 1,006,849 Toyota Avalon. Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 toyota corolla vehicles manufactured december 28, 2001, to may 2, 2004, 2003-2004 toyota corolla matrix vehicles manufactured january 6, 2002, to april 29, 2004, 2003-2004 avalon vehicles manufactured june 5, 2002, to december 20, 2004, and 2003-2004 pontiac vibe vehicles manufactured january 18, 2002, to april 27, 2004. due to electrical noise, a component in the air bag control module may fail, causing the front air bags, side air bags, and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated.
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2004 Toyota Avalon Recall Details

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 November 9, 2011

A problem may develop with the crankshaft pulley. This could result in an abnormal noise, illumination of the Check Engine Light, and/or loss of power steering assist.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in January 2012. If you are experiencing an abnormal engine noise, illumination of the Check Engine Light, and/or loss or power steering, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 7, 2010
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2000-2004 avalon vehicles. due to improper casting of the steering lock bar, there is a possibility that a minute crack may develop on the surface of the lock bar. such a crack may expand over a long period of repeated lock and unlock operations, and eventually the lock bar could break.
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