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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,547 miles

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2004 Toyota Avalon seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2004 Toyota Avalon Owner Comments (Page 4 of 6)

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problem #54

Jun 012015

Avalon

  • miles

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

2004 Toyota Avalon. Consumer writes in regards to having air bags disconnected.

- Bartlett, TN, USA

problem #53

Feb 152015

Avalon 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. When the vehicle was started, the air bag warning indicator remained illuminated. The failure occurred each time the vehicle was started. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and repaired; however, the failure recurred two weeks later. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V043000 (air bags), but the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000. Updated 8/10/15 updated 11/24/2015

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #52

May 292015

Avalon

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V043000 (air bags); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Mico, TX, USA

problem #51

May 112015

Avalon

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact received a notice for NHTSA campaign number: 15V043000 (air bags) in March, which stated that the parts needed would be available later in 2015. The contact felt the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Boca Roton, FL, USA

problem #50

Oct 312014

Avalon 6-cyl

  • miles
2004 Toyota Avalon. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle airbag recall notice. The consumer stated only the wiring harness to the air bag was replaced. However, the recall was to remedy the electronic control module for the supplemental restraint system. The local dealer refused replaced to replace the ECM. The consumer did not believe the vehicle was adequately repaired.

- Kennewick, WA, USA

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problem #49

Apr 032015

Avalon

  • 42,175 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V043000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The failure mileage was 42,175.

- Elcerrito, CA, USA

problem #48

Apr 152015

Avalon

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V147000 (air bags); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Alexandria, VA, USA

problem #47

Apr 012015

Avalon 6-cyl

  • miles
2004 Toyota Avalon. Consumer writes in regards to airbag recall notice unreasonable delay.

- Florham Park, NJ, USA

problem #46

Oct 292014

Avalon 6-cyl

  • 112,644 miles
I have received two recall notices now for the supplemental restraint (SRS) electronic control unit (ECU) and the Toyota dealer (palm Toyota) says there are no parts available to fix the recall problem. The recall notice says that Toyota has a sufficient supply of sub-wire harnesses (filter) for this campaign. Palm Toyota says no. Palm Toyota suggested I call Toyota Corp which I did on March 15, 2015 and was issued a case #. no one can give me any idea of when my car can be fixed for the recall problem.

- Punta Gorda, FL, USA

problem #45

Apr 082015

Avalon 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact received a notice for NHTSA campaign number: 15V043000 (air bags); however, the part needed to do the repair was still not available. The contact felt the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 6/11/15 updated 06/16/15

- Mcdonough, GA, USA

problem #44

Apr 072015

Avalon

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V043000 (air bags) and 14V147000 (air bags) however, the parts needed to repair the vehicle were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Griffin, GA, USA

problem #43

Apr 012015

Avalon 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact received notice of NHTSA campaign number: 14V147000 (air bags); however, the part needed to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 5/18/15

- Sanibel, FL, USA

problem #42

Oct 012014

Avalon 6-cyl

  • miles
2004 Toyota Avalon. Consumer writes in regards to supplemental restraint system problems. The consumer stated the air bag light recently illuminated.

- North Plainfield, NJ, USA

problem #41

Aug 152014

Avalon

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number:14V147000 (air bags) however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Benson, NC, USA

problem #40

Jun 262014

Avalon 6-cyl

  • miles
2004 Toyota Avalon. Consumer writes in regards to supplemental restraint system/ electronic control module issues. The consumer stated the air bag light on the passenger side was an issue. The consumer made an appointment. However, when she arrived at the dealer, she was informed the parts were not available.

- Valrico, FL, USA

problem #39

Oct 062014

Avalon

  • 120,000 miles
Recall on 2004 Avalon electronic control module (ECM) second recall on same problem. I would like to have this repaired. Thanks

- Petersburg, VA, USA

problem #38

Jan 182015

Avalon

  • 147,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact stated that while driving distracted at 70 mph, the contact crashed into the rear of another vehicle and the air bags failed to deploy. The contact mentioned that the SRS warning light previously illuminated intermittently. The contact sustained head and mouth injuries that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed. The vehicle had previously been repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 14V147000 (air bags). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 147,000.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #37

Nov 182014

Avalon 6-cyl

  • 168,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact stated that when the vehicle was started, the air bag warning light illuminated intermittently. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician performed repairs under NHTSA campaign number: 14V147000 (air bags) however, the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer where the technician stated that the vehicle was functioning as designed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 168,000. Updated 03/24/15 updated 03/31/15

- Piscataway, NJ, USA

problem #36

May 012014

Avalon 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Toyota Avalon. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V147000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufactured exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 01/23/15 updated 01/26/15

- Ganger , TX, USA

problem #35

Oct 162014

Avalon 6-cyl

  • 165,000 miles
My complaint has to do with the air bag recall. The dealer on two occasions replaced components of the air bag system but has been unable to correct the problem. The service consultant claims to have contacted Toyota tech personnel in ca and was told, basically, "there's nothing else we can do under the recall." If the problem still exists, I.e. the warning light still comes on and, apparently, there is still the risk of a malfunction, I fail to see why further action cannot be taken. From what I have read and heard the consequences of an air bag malfunction can be fatal.

- Pinehurst, NC, USA

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