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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,500 miles

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2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser electrical problems

electrical problem

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2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 232012

FJ Cruiser 6-cyl

  • 5,500 miles


The issue started on 8/23/2012 while driving on I-95 in SC, my 2011 Fj cruiser trail teams edition tire pressure warning indicator light came on. The very next day, I took my vehicle to a Toyota dealership in West columbia, SC to have it inspected. The dealership could not find anything wrong with the vehicle as the light had turned off that night. However, they did discover an unusual amount of error code messages from the cpu system and thought this may have caused the light to intermittently turn on/off. The dealership reset all error messages and released the vehicle back to me. As it was an isolated incident, I thought there was no reason to worry about it. A week later, while driving my vehicle on I-95 in nc, the same indicator light turned back on, this time for the remainder of my trip home to md. After contacting Toyota of bowie to inspect the issue, they found nothing wrong with it and released the vehicle back to me. Soon thereafter, the same indicator light turned back on until mid-January 2013 when driving the vehicle to ga, the indicator light turned off. I had the vehicle serviced at I-95 Toyota (near brunswick, ga) and they indicated no issues were found with the vehicle even though I advised them of the incidents. They concluded that when I return home to have the vehicle looked at then. While returning home to md, the indicator light turned back on and has stayed on ever since. Considering I have not received notice from Toyota for the safety recalls for the vehicle, I discovered them through the NHTSA website and I have an appointment for this morning to have a few current recalls that the dealership knows about to be fixed and will advise Toyota of annapolis (koon's) (where I originally purchased the vehicle) of the indicator light issue and concern. If any further information is needed, please do not hesitate to contact me.

- Crofton, MD, USA

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