2013 Toyota Avalon

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2013 Toyota Avalon

Available in 4 styles:  2013 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan shown
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Starting MSRP
$30,990–$39,650

Est. MPG

21 city / 31 hwy




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Avalon

EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Recall number: 13V442000
Recall date: 10/17/2013

Problem Summary:

TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 AVALON, AVALON HV, VENZA, CAMRY, AND CAMRY HV VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE DRAIN HOSE FOR THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER MAY BECOME CLOGGED CAUSING WATER TO ACCUMULATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING. THE ACCUMULATED WATER MAY THEN LEAK THROUGH A SEAM IN THE HOUSING ONTO THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A SHORT CIRCUIT OF THE MODULE.

Consequence:

A SHORT CIRCUIT MAY CAUSE THE AIR BAGS TO BECOME DISABLED OR INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY. AN INADVERTENT AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH. AN INOPERATIVE AIRBAG CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY IN A SEVERE CRASH. THE POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD ALSO BECOME INOPERABLE RESULTING IN INCREASED STEERING EFFORT AND CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH AT LOW SPEEDS.

Corrective Action:

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL SEAL THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING AND INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER ON THE AIRBAG CONTROL MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/09/2012 and 06/05/2013.


AIR BAGS

Recall number: 13V442000
Recall date: 10/17/2013

Problem Summary:

TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 AVALON, AVALON HV, VENZA, CAMRY, AND CAMRY HV VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE DRAIN HOSE FOR THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER MAY BECOME CLOGGED CAUSING WATER TO ACCUMULATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING. THE ACCUMULATED WATER MAY THEN LEAK THROUGH A SEAM IN THE HOUSING ONTO THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A SHORT CIRCUIT OF THE MODULE.

Consequence:

A SHORT CIRCUIT MAY CAUSE THE AIR BAGS TO BECOME DISABLED OR INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY. AN INADVERTENT AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH. AN INOPERATIVE AIRBAG CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY IN A SEVERE CRASH. THE POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD ALSO BECOME INOPERABLE RESULTING IN INCREASED STEERING EFFORT AND CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH AT LOW SPEEDS.

Corrective Action:

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL SEAL THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING AND INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER ON THE AIRBAG CONTROL MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/09/2012 and 06/05/2013.


VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Recall number: 13V505000
Recall date: 10/17/2013

Problem Summary:

TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. (TOYOTA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 CAMRY AND CAMRY HV, MODEL YEAR 2013 AVALON AND AVALON HV AND MODEL YEAR 2014 COROLLA VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER SWITCH ASSEMBLY MAY SHORT CIRCUIT. AS SUCH, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD, NO. 104, "WINDSHIELD WIPING AND WASHING SYSTEMS.

Consequence:

A SHORT CIRCUIT COULD CAUSE INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPERS, REDUCING DRIVER VISIBILITY AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER SWITCH ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 8, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/12/2013 and 08/23/2013.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall number: 13V442000
Recall date: 10/17/2013

Problem Summary:

TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 AVALON, AVALON HV, VENZA, CAMRY, AND CAMRY HV VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE DRAIN HOSE FOR THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER MAY BECOME CLOGGED CAUSING WATER TO ACCUMULATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING. THE ACCUMULATED WATER MAY THEN LEAK THROUGH A SEAM IN THE HOUSING ONTO THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A SHORT CIRCUIT OF THE MODULE.

Consequence:

A SHORT CIRCUIT MAY CAUSE THE AIR BAGS TO BECOME DISABLED OR INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY. AN INADVERTENT AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH. AN INOPERATIVE AIRBAG CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY IN A SEVERE CRASH. THE POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD ALSO BECOME INOPERABLE RESULTING IN INCREASED STEERING EFFORT AND CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH AT LOW SPEEDS.

Corrective Action:

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL SEAL THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING AND INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER ON THE AIRBAG CONTROL MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/09/2012 and 06/05/2013.


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