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TSB List for the 2018 Toyota Avalon

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #T-TT-0432-17_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10131893

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TT: Rev2 Some Customers may complain about a Hybrid Vehicle Battery cooling system warning message. This warning message may appear when the HV Battery cooling system loses efficiency due to debris on the filter and or some object obstruc

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #T-SB-0229-12_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10133654

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 22, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2014 ? 2018 model year vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. In the event that a Toyota vehicle becomes submerg

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  • TSB #T-SB-0226-17

    NHTSA ID #10132358

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) is a critical step in satisfying our new car customers. Customer feedback indicates the following areas deserve special attention when performing PDS: ? Careful inspection for paint chips/scratches and body d

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  • TSB #T-SB-0224-17

    NHTSA ID #10132356

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Some 2018 model year Avalon and Avalon HV vehicles have had the short pin removed at the assembly plant and temporarily stored in the engine compartment relay block to minimize battery discharge during transportation and storage. Follo

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  • TSB #T-SB-0195-17

    NHTSA ID #10131746

    • Date Announced: MARCH 03 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: A battery in a stored vehicle is subject to conditions that can reduce its performance and life. These conditions include storage period, temperature, parasitic drain, and battery load. Because of these factors, battery inspection and

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #T-SB-0197-17

    NHTSA ID #10131860

    • Date Announced: MARCH 08 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Hybrid vehicles are equipped with 2 types of batteries: ? Hybrid Vehicles (HV) battery. ? Auxiliary (12V) battery. If the hybrid vehicle is put into storage, the State-Of-Charge (SOC) of its HV battery and auxiliary battery will gradu

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #T-SB-0337-17

    NHTSA ID #10127066

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Some customers may complain of the inability to use certain functions of the navigation/infotainment system while the vehicle is in motion. The following software update modifies the system functionality while the vehicle is in motion,

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #T-SB-0218-17_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132410

    • Date Announced: JULY 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 20, 2017 Rev1: Applicability has been updated to exclude 2007 ? 2017 model year Avanza vehicles. Some hazardous material treatment and handling regulations at the state and local level define the pre-disposal deplo

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #T-SB-0226-17

    NHTSA ID #10132358

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) is a critical step in satisfying our new car customers. Customer feedback indicates the following areas deserve special attention when performing PDS: ? Careful inspection for paint chips/scratches and body d

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TIRES

  • TSB #T-SB-0187-12_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10129977

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE February 12, 2018 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2015 ? 2018 model year vehicles. January 23, 2014 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2013 ? 2014 model year vehicles. Any previous print

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  • TSB #T-SB-0187-12_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10131759

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE February 12, 2018 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2015 ? 2018 model year vehicles. January 23, 2014 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2013 ? 2014 model year vehicles. Any previous print

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  • TSB #T-SB-0192-17

    NHTSA ID #10131739

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: During the manufacturing process, tires are mounted on the vehicle as matched sets to help reduce conditions such as pulling or drifting. If the wheels are replaced or refinished before vehicle delivery, it is important the tires rema

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SEATS

  • TSB #T-SB-0009-18

    NHTSA ID #10129968

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The purpose of this Service Bulletin is to elevate awareness and provide best practices for leather and synthetic leather care in Toyota vehicles. As an additional resource, if the vehicle is equipped with factory leather seats, the ve

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #T-SB-0009-18

    NHTSA ID #10129968

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The purpose of this Service Bulletin is to elevate awareness and provide best practices for leather and synthetic leather care in Toyota vehicles. As an additional resource, if the vehicle is equipped with factory leather seats, the ve

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  • TSB #T-SB-0009-18

    NHTSA ID #10131750

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The purpose of this Service Bulletin is to elevate awareness and provide best practices for leather and synthetic leather care in Toyota vehicles. As an additional resource, if the vehicle is equipped with factory leather seats, the ve

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  • TSB #T-SB-0196-17

    NHTSA ID #10131849

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Long-term or off-site storage requires special care to keep vehicles factory fresh and ready for delivery. The following guidelines should be performed to minimize vehicle component/part degradation due to extended vehicle storage con

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #T-SB-0235-17

    NHTSA ID #10115272

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune App Suite Connect for Entune 3.0 Audio, Entune 3.0 Audio Plus and Entune 3.0 Premium Audio head units before they are used for the first time on new vehicles. The initializ

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  • TSB #T-SB-0233-17

    NHTSA ID #10115264

    • Date Announced: JULY 06 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: When a maintenance alert occurs, a message displays on the head unit with the "Call Dealer" button. It is important to program the dealer contact information into the head unit to ensure that the customer can schedule service.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

  • TSB #T-SB-0185-17

    NHTSA ID #10131771

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 08 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Some 2018 model year vehicles are equipped with a Smart Key system, which allows the customer to enter and start the vehicle without using a mechanical key. To ensure the system is operating properly, the Smart Key functions (Smart En

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

  • TSB #T-SB-0235-17

    NHTSA ID #10115272

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune App Suite Connect for Entune 3.0 Audio, Entune 3.0 Audio Plus and Entune 3.0 Premium Audio head units before they are used for the first time on new vehicles. The initializ

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #T-TT-0435-17

    NHTSA ID #10131786

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TT: This bulletin is regarding best practices when handling navigation systems that use Hard Disc Drive or Micro SD Card memory.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

    NHTSA ID #10131685

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 11 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

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  • TSB #H0X_Toyota Safet

    NHTSA ID #10131684

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

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  • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

    NHTSA ID #10131674

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

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  • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

    NHTSA ID #10131671

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

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  • TSB #T-SB-0218-17_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132410

    • Date Announced: JULY 20 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 20, 2017 Rev1: Applicability has been updated to exclude 2007 ? 2017 model year Avanza vehicles. Some hazardous material treatment and handling regulations at the state and local level define the pre-disposal deplo

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  • TSB #T-SB-0225-17

    NHTSA ID #10132357

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: 2018 Avalon/Avalon HV Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) Check Sheet

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #T-SB-0188-17

    NHTSA ID #10131790

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: 2018 model year vehicles are equipped with driver?s side floor mat retaining clips to secure the floor mat in the correct position. In addition, some models may utilize retaining clips for passenger side and rear seat floor mats as we

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