10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
15 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
8 / 2
Average Mileage:
38,110 miles

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2004 Toyota Avalon engine problems

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2004 Toyota Avalon Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #2

Dec 272004

Avalon

  • 8,614 miles

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

While driving in stop and go traffic the vehicle's engine revved up and the vehicle accelerated forward into another vehicle. The RPM reached 7000. The consumer stated that this marks the fourth time this vehicle has had this issue. The consumer referenced 10099310. Heavy smoke came from the front of the vehicle after the crash. The consumer had to turn the key to the off position to stop the engine from racing.

- Forest Hill, MD, USA

problem #1

Apr 202004

Avalon 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles
While driving at low speeds vehicle accelerated uncontrollably. Consumer applied the brake pedal and the vehicle continued to accelerate. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and drove it to the dealer for inspection. However, the mechanic could not duplicate the problem.

- Forest Hill, MD, USA

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