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9.8

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
312 miles

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2011 Toyota Avalon steering problems

steering problem

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2011 Toyota Avalon Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 052011

Avalon 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125 miles

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

The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Avalon. The contact stated that the steering wheel would exhibit an abnormal cracking sound when attempting a turn or first starting the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that there was a problem in the steering column but they did not know how to remedy the failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 125 and the current mileage was 10,325. Updated 11/25/11 updated 11/30/11

- Scott Township, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 152009

Avalon

  • 500 miles
I have a new 2011 Toyota Avalon limited with just over 1,700 miles. The telescoping steering wheel lever located under the steering column has fallen out of the "locked" position five times. When this happens the steering wheel collapses in towards the dash. Toyota dealership says they have not heard of this happening. I, myself, have now found reports by other Avalon owners with the same problem.

- Overland Park, KS, USA

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