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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
6 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,792 miles

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2005 Toyota RAV4 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2005 Toyota RAV4 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #51

Nov 142016

RAV4

  • miles

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

Sandrow

- Coral Springs, FL, USA

problem #50

Sep 272016

RAV4

  • 144,507 miles
We just bought this car from a craigslist ad, where the seller pretended to be one owner/private but was really a dealership who bought it at Indiana auction. He is supposed to let us know if the recalls were done, but has not given us paperwork. He also did not tell us the back end had been hit. He is doing this to others. He is bruce (gazvoda) enterprises -5727 St rd 46 w nashville, in. 47448 (812) 988-1100. He endangers us & breaks Indiana law as dealers must disclose recalls here. I need to know, before a wreck, if the air bags were replaced. Please help. Jeanne ritter: Crittercove940@aol.com ps another recall was the need for stickers on tires to prevent overload.

- Martinsville, IN, USA

problem #49

May 132016

RAV4

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Cape May, NE, USA

problem #48

May 132015

RAV4

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags); however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Plymouth, MN, USA

problem #47

Mar 092016

RAV4

  • 110,000 miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. While attempting to park the vehicle, the contact accidentally depressed the accelerator pedal. As a result, the contact crashed into a tree. The air bags failed to deploy. There were no injuries and a police report was not filed. The vehicle was towed to an auto body shop and repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 110,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- San Diago, CA, USA

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problem #46

Apr 042016

RAV4

  • miles
Called drivers village Toyota dealer in cicero, NY to have recall taken care of. I was told they don't have the parts in to fix this problem and they still have not called back. This recall is over a year old and I am concerned since I just found out about it. Is there another Toyota dealer in the syracuse area I can go to?

- Cicero, NY, USA

problem #45

May 132015

RAV4

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags). The part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Minneapolis, MN, USA

problem #44

Oct 122015

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact was notified of a manufacturer recall repair for the air bags. The dealer was unable to provide the part within a reasonable time frame to receive the repair. The contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The manufacturer was unable to provide a reasonable time frame of when the part would be supplied to the dealer. The VIN and NHTSA campaign number were not available. The contact was not experiencing a failure.

- Boston, MA, USA

problem #43

Sep 152015

RAV4

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the recall repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Williamsburg, VA, USA

problem #42

Oct 152015

RAV4

  • miles
Takata recall. I have contacted our local Toyota dealer, conklin motors 785-825-8271 (the same place we bought the car new) at least 5 times since October 2015 re: The takata recall. The first 3 times I called, I was directed to voice mail at the service department and left a message & my phone number to schedule air bag replacement. I never received a call back. In January, I phoned again & spoke to a real person (a woman) who said that the bag was on back-order, and that conklin would call me to schedule an appointment when the part arrived. In February, I called again and spoke to someone in the service department. I was told to wait until conklin called me to schedule the recall work. I still have not heard back from them. I am beginning to think that they are giving me the run-around. I am hesitant to drive this potentially dangerous car, but I really have no choice, do I" can anything be done" I feel like I have been ignored at the local level.

- Salina, KS, USA

problem #41

Nov 092015

RAV4

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Stockton, CA, USA

problem #40

Jan 222016

RAV4

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Bronx, NY, USA

problem #39

Oct 272015

RAV4

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Utuado, PR, USA

problem #38

May 132015

RAV4 4-cyl

  • 8,500 miles
Takata air bag recall. I have tried for months to get my vehicle repaired. I have gotten the runaround from my local dealer. Toyota customer service seems unable to help. Both keep telling me the part will be in next week, but next week never comes. If the situation poses a risk of serious injury or death as is stated in my recall notices, it would seem they could get in gear and fix the problem within a reasonable length of time. I don't consider 7 months reasonable. I would like to have my car fixed or some other remedy we can agree on. Thank you. Updated 1/27/16

- Key West, FL, USA

problem #37

Dec 012015

RAV4 4-cyl

  • miles
2005 Toyota rav 4. consumer writes in regards to driver front dual stage airbag inflator recall notice. The consumer was informed the parts were not available.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #36

May 132015

RAV4

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lakeville, MN, USA

problem #35

Jul 022015

RAV4

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags) however, the part for the recall was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced the failure. The VIN was invalid. Parts distribution disconnect. Updated 02/18/16

- Judsonia, AR, USA

problem #34

May 132015

RAV4

  • 0 miles
Takata air bags. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- East Hampton, NY, USA

problem #33

Aug 252015

RAV4

  • 170,400 miles
Takata recall. The contact owned a 2005 Toyota Rav4. While driving approximately 30 mph, another vehicle crashed into the front driver side of the vehicle. The driver sustained severe injuries to the shoulder, left arm, and ankle that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to an independent mechanic. The air bags failed to deploy with the impact. The contact mentioned that the recall notification was received after the air bag failure occurred. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 170,400. Updated 02/05/16

- Ashville, OH, USA

problem #32

Jul 072015

RAV4

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V284000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Bristol, PA, USA

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