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2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,115 miles

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2006 Toyota Avalon electrical problems

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2006 Toyota Avalon Owner Comments

problem #11

Apr 162014

Avalon

  • 89,800 miles

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

While driving in town at about 25 mph, the car will accelerate by itself to 30mph, even if the accelerator is released. Pushing down on the accelerator has no effect. The acceleration is brief and stops by itself. This has happened several times over the last few weeks. Cruise control not engaged. The car computer was re-flashed at the dealer year to address to address sensitive accelerator issues.

- Columubus, , TX, USA

problem #10

Mar 172014

Avalon 6-cyl

  • 72,763 miles
The check engine light came on with the vsc and slip lights on the dash. Had it scanned and the codes are P2195 and P0138. I am having a huge problem with this, I feel that Toyota should cover this problem or atleast most of it. It's $1700 to fix this problem that many Avalon owners are or have had with this!!! 06 Toyota Avalon - edmunds answers Jan 10, 2009 - P2195 - oxygen (A/F) sensor signal stuck lean (bank 1 sensor 1)... P0138 - oxygen sensor circuit high voltage (bank 1 sensor 2)..... after owning a certified pre-owned 2006 Avalon for 1 month, the "check engine"... 1 (rh) exhaust manifold" is that the P0031 code was on one not both af sensors. You visited this page on 3/19/14. P2195 Toyota - engine-codes.com engine-codes.com/P2195_toyota.htmlżż 2005-2007 Toyota Avalon, 2007-2008 Toyota Camry service bulletin obdii code P2195... 2005-2006 Toyota corolla service bulletin obdii code P2195. You visited this page on 3/19/14. Toyota technical service bulletin index - autopro import repair Apr 2, 2013 - some Avalon Camry and Solara vehicles may exhibit a rattle type noise coming from... some 2006 - 2009 model year Camry and 2007 - 2009 model year Camry hv.... a mil żżonż condition with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) P2420 stored...... mil "on" dtc P2195, P0138, and/or P0031(tsb-0066-10). You visited this page on 3/19/14. 1 complaints: 2005 Toyota Avalon check engine light is on www.carcomplaints.com/.../Avalon/2005/.../check_engine_light_is_on.S...żż Mar 10, 2014 - the 2005 Toyota Avalon has 1 complaints for check engine light is on.... was the check engine light codes = P0138 O2 sensor/P2195 af sensor.

- York, PA, USA

problem #9

Aug 142013

Avalon

  • 150,000 miles
The rear deck brake light works when it wants to. No explanation provided by dealer. Expensive to trace.

- Gloucester, VA, USA

problem #8

Jan 012011

Avalon

  • 65,208 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Toyota Avalon. The contact stated that while traveling between 50-55 mph, the vehicle started to shake abnormally. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The dealer confirmed that the ignition coils needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 65,208 and the current mileage was 81,763.

- Shear, GA, USA

problem #7

Jan 052009

Avalon

  • 36,561 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Toyota Avalon. The contact was driving approximately 20 mph when the rear end of the vehicle swerved unexpectedly. In addition, the vsc and check engine warning indicator began to illuminate until the engine was turned off. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for diagnosis and the ignition coil was replaced. One year later, the failure recurred and a different ignition coil was replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 36,561. Kmj

- Prince George, VA, USA

problem #6

Jul 192007

Avalon 6-cyl

  • 17,632 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Toyota Avalon. While driving at any speed the lights and gauges on the dashboard intermittently shut off. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where they were unable to diagnose or duplicate the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure continued to recur intermittently. The failure mileage was 17,632 and the current mileage was 73,861. Updated 4/1/11 updated 1/13/2012

- Petersburg, VA, USA

problem #5

Dec 162008

Avalon

  • 60,000 miles

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

Car acceleration out of control foot pedal acceleration but also electrical problems exsisted as well. Within the last year and a half at least twice a month. Fear of operating the vechicle. Recall and electrical repairs were done.: parts repaired and replacd are as followed. Ignition coil "B" primary/secondary circuit modify accelerator pedal and floor surface replace oil cooler hose replace vvti hose and kit oil hose no. 1

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #4

Sep 262006

Avalon

  • 0 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Toyota Avalon XLS. The contact noticed that whether she was driving the vehicle or it was in park, the seats would move, the doors would lock and unlock and radio would suddenly turn on; she believed these issues to be caused by electrical failures. The failures occurred on an intermittent basis. The contact took the vehicle to the dealership several times in regards to the problems but no repairs were performed. The vehicle was currently at the dealership for a recall repair and the electrical failures. The failure mileage was unknown. The current mileage was approximate 58,800.

- Pomona, CA, USA

problem #3

Jan 022010

Avalon

  • 112,000 miles
2006 Toyota Avalon. Rear deck brake light works only intermittently. Safety issue. Suspected electrical issue. Dealer was initially unable to fix, and estimates $400+ to replace.

- Whitman, MA, USA

problem #2

Apr 032009

Avalon

  • 62,000 miles
My 2006 Toyota Avalon XL has been giving problems shortly after my purchase. The first was the breaking of an oil hose followed by stalling on the freeway. I have taken it to the dealership for diagnosis and for over a week they have not been able to tell me anything.

- Grand Prairie, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 252007

Avalon 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,300 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Toyota Avalon. Upon entering the garage, the contact noticed a strong odor of hot gasoline and burning wires. The vehicle is a smart start vehicle and it would not start. While being parked for two hours, the vehicle heated the entire garage and was hot to the touch. The contact stated that the passenger compartment was 120-150 degrees. He believed that if he had not entered the garage at that time, a fire may have occurred. He disconnected the battery and had the vehicle towed to a Toyota dealer. The vehicle has not yet been diagnosed. The current and failure mileages were 17,300.

- St. Augustine, GA, USA

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