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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
170,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Toyota Avalon steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Toyota Avalon Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 202010

Avalon

  • 170,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The power steering on my Toyota Avalon keeps getting difficult to turn. The maintenance garage has fixed it once indicating it was a "steering shaft lubrication problem". now it is doing the same thing again. Steering is hard to turn then sometimes jumps because the power steering "kicks-in".

- Dover, OH, USA

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