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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
90,000 miles

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2005 Toyota Avalon accessories - exterior problems

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2005 Toyota Avalon Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 312011

Avalon 6-cyl

  • 90,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Avalon. The contact stated that while driving 5 mph, he noticed that the passenger side view mirror was fogged internally. The contact was unable to remove the fog from the mirror. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer and they were unable to diagnose the failure. The contact was informed that the only way to remedy the failure would be to replace the mirror. The manufacturer was notified and offered no assistance. The failure mileage was 90,000. Updated 05/24/12

- Boynton Beachbeach, FL, USA

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