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6.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,884 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 FJ Cruiser electrical problems

electrical problem

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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 172011

FJ Cruiser

  • 26,500 miles

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

Driver door actuator works inconsistently. Spoke with dealer and told need replacement. Went on line and see it is a frequent problem. No accident or damage to vehicle.

- North Palm Beach, FL, USA

problem #2

Feb 232010

FJ Cruiser

  • Automatic transmission
  • 150 miles
I purchased new a 2008 Toyota Fj cruiser 2 wheel drive with automatic transmission. Since ownership from March 2009 to date, I have been experiencing a lurching forward of the vehicle while the brakes are applied and at a full stop. This lurching forward occurs when the air conditioner is on and at the time that the air conditioner clutch engages. Most of the time, when the air conditioner clutch engages, the engine RPM only increases about 100 RPM, but frequently, when the A/C clutch engages the engine RPM increases 300 to 400 RPM with normal brake pressure while stopped, 100 RPM engine increases cause no problem, but with 300 to 400 RPM engine increases, normal brake pressures while stopped are not adequate and the vehicle lurches forward. I took the vehicle to the bill penny Toyota service department (huntsville, Alabama) on 02/23/2010 and the service report stated that they could not duplicate the problem. The problem has been ongoing since my ownership began.

- Decatur, AL, USA

problem #1

Jun 202009

FJ Cruiser

  • 1 miles
I have repeatedly complained about the accelerator hesitation in my 2008 Toyota Fj cruiser. It has been a problem since I purchased it, brand new. I know someone who has the exact same problem with hers. She complained to pauley Toyota, ft. Smith, Arkansas I complained to fayetteville auto park Toyota in fayetteville, Arkansas. Both dealers solution was to reset computer. Obviously this is a chronic issue with no permanent solution. The danger lies especially when merging onto highways, the hesitation slows the vehicle down and engine revs. Please help. There is no specific incident date so I will choose an arbitrary date in order to submit

- Greenwood, AR, USA

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