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7.3

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,371 miles

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2011 Toyota RAV4 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #40

Oct 102016

RAV4

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V096000 (seat belts) and 15V577000 (visibility/wiper). The part was not available within a reasonable time frame to schedule the recall repair. The dealer did not give a specific date for when the part would become available. The dealer scheduled an appointment to inspect the vehicle and order the part, but mentioned that there was a massive back order from the manufacturer. The manufacturer was contacted. The contact was not experiencing a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Lilburn, GA, USA

problem #39

Nov 072016

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V770000 (visibility wiper). 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.

- Stockbridge, GA, USA

problem #38

Aug 222016

RAV4

  • miles
I took car twice and nobody been able to help 'me evertime they tell me to come back because they dont the equiment or they dont have time.. this happend at a rockville/gaitherburg location.

- Kensington, MD, USA

problem #37

Sep 172015

RAV4

  • 25,000 miles

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

NHTSA recall: 15V-577 over a year and no fix" how hard can this be"

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #36

Jan 012015

RAV4

  • 60,000 miles
The driver's side sun visor will not retract up fully, but hangs at eye level, impeding visibility and causing distraction. Dealership admitted receiving multiple complaints, but said my car is not under recall.

- Telford, PA, USA

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problem #35

Jun 152016

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V577000 (visibility/wiper); 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. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Sunrise, FL, USA

problem #34

Sep 022016

RAV4

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V096000 (seat belts) and 15V577000 (visibility/wiper); however, the parts needed to repair the vehicle were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect and VIN tool confirms parts not available respectively.

- Salinas, CA, USA

problem #33

Aug 272016

RAV4

  • miles
Remedy for windshield wiper issue is not being fixed in a timely manner. It has been almost a year and still no remedy. This has been one of the rainiest summers even in southern Arizona with floods and record rains and I don't trust my wipers anymore because the recall says they could stop working at any time. I don't think that Toyota understands that Arizona gets rain--and lots of it--and things rust. Nothing has happened to my wipers yet but it's been almost a year since the recall and nothing. VIN: 2T3zf4dv9bw073594 year: 2011 make: Toyota model: Rav4 number of open recalls: 1 NHTSA recall number: Opens new window takes away from VIN lookup section> 15V577 recall date: September 17, 2015 manufacturer recall number: F1S summary: In the involved vehicles, water dripping onto the windshield wiper motor link can, over time, cause corrosion and wear at the wiper motor link joint. In some cases this could result in the separation of the wiper link from the wiper motor crank arm. Safety risk: If separation occurs, the windshield wipers could become inoperative, which could reduce driver visibility and increase the risk of a vehicle crash. Remedy: Toyota is currently preparing the remedy for this condition. Once remedy preparations are complete, Toyota will send an owner notification letter by first class mail to owners of vehicles covered by this safety recall. Additional details on the remedy will be provided in future communications. Recall status: Recall incomplete. Remedy not yet available manufacturer notes: If the manufacturer has failed or is unable to remedy this safety recall for your vehicle in a timely manner, please contact the NHTSA vehicle safety hotline at: 1-888-327-4236 or tty: 1-800-424-9153 or file an online complaint with NHTSA. This recall data last refreshed: Aug 27, 2016 additional safety information

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #32

Jun 232016

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V577000 (visibility/wiper); 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.

- Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #31

Mar 312016

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V577000 (visibility/wiper) and 16V096000 (seat belts); however, the parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #30

Oct 202015

RAV4

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V577000 (visibility) and 16V096000 (seat belts). The dealer was unable to supply the part within a reasonable time frame. The manufacturer was contacted to determine when the parts would be supplied to the dealer. Parts distribution disconnect. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Midland, TX, USA

problem #29

Jul 202016

RAV4

  • 46,000 miles
Toyota issued safety recall F1S on Sep 17, 2015 stating that failing to fix it "may affect driver visibility and increase risk of crash" ten months later the Toyota web site still displays "remedy not available". any attempts to get feedback on when a solution might be implemented are useless. The response is: What you see on the website is what you get.

- Bellingham, WA, USA

problem #28

Jul 132016

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V577000 (visibility/wipers); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- San Jacinto, CA, USA

problem #27

Jul 012016

RAV4 4-cyl

  • miles
2011 Toyota rav-4. consumer writes in regards to remedy not available to repair seat belt and windshield wipers recall notices.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #26

Jun 062016

RAV4

  • miles
I was notified in 2013 of three (3) recalls nothng has been done to address the issues. I contacted my local dealer and the service manager said "there is not safety problem and I have looked at the vehicle and northing is wrong' I forced the issue and they did an "interim" fix. Is not three years a long time for them to be getting the parts as that is the excuse I was given by the service manager.

- Dover, DE, USA

problem #25

Mar 012016

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V577000 (visibility/wiper); however, the part needed to perform 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. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Chattanooga, TN, USA

problem #24

Oct 122015

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V577000 (visibility/wiper) and 16V096000 (seat belts). The manufacturer had not supplied the parts to the dealer within a reasonable time frame, so the contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired for an extended period of time. The manufacturer was unable to provide a specific time frame to supply the parts to the dealer. The contact was not experiencing a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Canon City, CO, USA

problem #23

Sep 182015

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 15V570000 (visibility/wiper) and 16V096000 (seat belts); 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. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Rogersville, TN, USA

problem #22

Sep 152015

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. During inclement weather and utilizing the windshield wipers, the wipers made an abnormal noise and seized to operate. The contact stated that the wipers started working again independently, but the failure recurred intermittently. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V577000 (visibility/wiper); 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 failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

- South Paris, ME, USA

problem #21

Sep 172015

RAV4

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Rav4. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V577000 (visibility/wiper); however, the parts to do the repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact attempted to get an interim repair as indicated in the recall notice, but the dealer stated that the interim repair would not be completed because they only would perform the final repair. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Crofton, MD, USA

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