Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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CarComplaints.com Notes: Much like the 2007 model year, which has a higher number of complaints, owners are reporting that their engines are running out of oil awfully quick. As in, 1 quart every 1,200 miles. Toyota maintains that’s with the “normal” operating range of the 2AZ-FE while owners maintain that’s complete BS.

The issue may be the result of defective piston rings and is the possible target of a class-action lawsuit.

9.1

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,900 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2008 Toyota Camry transmission problems

transmission problem

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2008 Toyota Camry Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 202007

Camry 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,900 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Toyota Camry hybrid. The vehicle does not have to be in the park position in order for the contact to shut off the engine. As a result, the vehicle could roll when parked on an incline. The dealer stated that the failure was normal. The current mileage was 2,005 and failure mileage was 1,900. Updated 01/14/08 updated 01/14/08

- Tuscon, AZ, USA

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