really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,333 miles

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2001 Toyota Avalon miscellaneous problems

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2001 Toyota Avalon Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 032010


  • 67,000 miles


1. my wife was driving into a parking space at the local costco store. 2.as she was slowing into the space, the accelerator seemed to jam and the car raced forward, jumped the concrete barrier, hit the parking pole and collided with a row of shopping wagons. 3. we have notified our Toyota dealer, the Toyota headquarters, our insurance who have said they may have to total the car, the car was towed to our dealer's auto shop.

- Hillsboro, OR, USA

problem #2

Sep 012004

Avalon 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles
Both visors (L&R) have broken. When the visor is latched out of the way there is undue stress on the hinge and anchor causing the hinge assembly to break apart. This stress also causes the anchor that to holds the visor at rest to rip out. This is clearly is a desgin flaw and should be repaired by Toyota. I was told out of warranty at 39,000 miles, sorry.

- Quincy, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 132001


  • miles
When fill ing up with fuel indicator lights come up on dashboard. There was a problem with fuel. Consumer took the vehicle to dealer three times because the engine light kept coming on gas, then they discovered the flexhose had come off the charcoal canister.

- Alexander, VA, USA

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