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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,000 miles

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2012 Toyota RAV4 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2012 Toyota RAV4 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 042013

RAV4 6-cyl

  • 8,000 miles


Not sure of date, but the outside housing of spare tire came off going thru car wash... this was an automatic wash no brushes was used. Now it is possible that this could had happen on the road and I'm just wondering if this has happen to other Toyota vehicles... I did take it the fox Toyota and they fixed the inner housing because the screw anchor was loose and had to be replaced.

- Washington Twp, MI, USA

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