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5.8

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,500 miles

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2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 152014

Avalon Hybrid 4-cyl

  • 14,500 miles

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

My 2013 Toyota Avalon hybrid is having engine revving problems. While operating at normal speed (45-50). The RPM's suddenly increase to high levels without an increase in speed. Lack of control is evident. If you switch to "manual" mode with the gear selector you can force it out of play...but the revving can occur soon thereafter or it will not occur again a different day. I took the car into be serviced and told the service manager about the revving problem. He seemed to be very doubtful of the description and told me they could download the engine history. They reported "no problem found". it happened again a few weeks later for a while on a flat paved country road and could be coaxed to stop with the gas pedal.

- Montrose, CO, USA

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