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9.5

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,093 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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2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser engine problems

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2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 302010

FJ Cruiser

  • 100 miles

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

#8 - steering problem of the 2010 Toyota Fj cruiser the vehicle is a 2010 Toyota Fj cruiser. This vehicle can not maintain safe highway speeds of 55 to 60 mph due to severe wheel shimmy. I have had these wheels force balance about a dozen times, still having the same issue. Why won't Toyota look into this problem. I have tried new tires and still the same problem, so I put back the original tires and replace the rims, still the same problem..this is costing consumers a lot of money and time. Now I am replacing the rotors to see if that helps. I have done research on Toyota forums and the 2010 and new Toyota Fj cruisers are having a problem, and Toyota will not do anything on this safety issue. My concern I losing control at highway speeds.

- Bowie, MD, USA

problem #3

Jan 012010

FJ Cruiser

  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Toyota Fj cruiser. The contact stated that the vehicle would accelerate abnormally and without warning. The contact believed that the accelerator and brake pedals were too close in proximity, causing the vehicle to react abnormally. The dealer was not contacted. The manufacturer was notified of the failure, but denied any assistance with repair to the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 1,000 and the current mileage was 13,000. The VIN was not available.

- Flatwoods, KY, USA

problem #2

Nov 012009

FJ Cruiser

  • 1,900 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Fj cruiser. While driving at speeds of at least 20 mph and up, the vehicle throttle would stick intermittently. While shifting gears, the vehicle would exhibit an abnormal increase in engine rpms and would hesitate to decelerate. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where they could not duplicate the failure and advised the vehicle was operating under normal conditions. There were no repairs made to the vehicle and there were no recalls. The failure and current mileages were 1,900.

- Chico, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 132009

FJ Cruiser

  • 1,373 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Toyota Fj cruiser. Whenever the contact attempts to accelerate while the vehicle is already in motion the vehicle will suddenly begin to hesitate and the engine will begin to make a loud surging sound. The vehicle was taken to the dealership where the contact was informed that the vehicle was working properly. The contact noticed prior that the vehicle was not getting the gas mileage as stated by the manufacturer. The current and failure mileages were 1373.

- Costa Mesa, CA, USA

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