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TSB List for the 2018 Toyota Avalon

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #T-SB-0313-17

    NHTSA ID #10146519

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Some 2015 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles may exhibit brake vibration due to improper lug nut torque. Brake vibration can occur at any time if improper torque is applied to lug nuts. Even one lug nut over or under torqued can cause v

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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-0197-17_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10141599

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE May 22, 2018 Rev2: * The Before Delivery section has been updated. May 08, 2018 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Toyota vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be

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  • TSB #T-SB-0197-17_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10141569

    • Date Announced: MAY 08 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE May 08, 2018 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Toyota vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Hybrid vehicles are equipped with two types of batteri

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  • 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-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-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-TT-0442-17

    NHTSA ID #10142506

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active. The first year of service is provided in the vehicle purchase price. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) wi

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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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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #T-TT-0503-18_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10145739

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TT: When used in conjunction with the Repair Manual, these Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Recognition Camera, and Front Millimeter Wave Radar tips leverage SSTs and readily available tools to support target placement in varying shop environmen

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VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #T-SB-0039-18

    NHTSA ID #10141612

    • Date Announced: MAY 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0151-13. * Applicability has been updated to include 2016 - 2018 model year Avalon and Avalon HV and 2017 model year Camry and Camry H

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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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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #T-SB-0304-17

    NHTSA ID #10123420

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

    Summary: TSB: Vehicle replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) may be available from Toyota, provided the request meets one of the criteria lis

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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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LANE DEPARTURE

  • TSB #T-TT-0503-18_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10145739

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TT: When used in conjunction with the Repair Manual, these Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Recognition Camera, and Front Millimeter Wave Radar tips leverage SSTs and readily available tools to support target placement in varying shop environmen

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #PG006-01-Obsolet

    NHTSA ID #10145749

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

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  • TSB #PG004-97-Obsolet

    NHTSA ID #10145748

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

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  • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

    NHTSA ID #10145745

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

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  • TSB #Technician Certi

    NHTSA ID #10145726

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

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

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  • TSB #T-SB-0304-17_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10143953

    • Date Announced: JULY 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 31, 2018 Rev2: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. January 11, 2018 Rev1: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

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  • TSB #T-SB-0057-18

    NHTSA ID #10143927

    • Date Announced: JULY 06 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0043-14. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2017 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0043-14 is obso

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  • 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-0304-17_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10131713

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

    Summary: TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, and T-SB-0144-08. Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89

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  • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

    NHTSA ID #10129202

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 04 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

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  • TSB #T-TT-0442-17

    NHTSA ID #10142506

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active. The first year of service is provided in the vehicle purchase price. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) wi

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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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  • TSB #Safety Recall an

    NHTSA ID #10145776

    • Date Announced: JULY 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

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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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  • TSB #T-TT-0442-17

    NHTSA ID #10142506

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active. The first year of service is provided in the vehicle purchase price. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) wi

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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:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #T-TT-0441-17

    NHTSA ID #10142502

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

    Summary: TT: During previous air conditioning service, leakage prevention agent (A/C stop leak) may have been added to the A/C system. Adding stop leak products to the A/C system is not a recommended or approved Toyota repair process. During A/C s

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #PG006-01-Obsolet

    NHTSA ID #10145749

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

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  • TSB #PG004-97-Obsolet

    NHTSA ID #10145748

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 31 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

    NHTSA ID #10145745

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

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  • TSB #Technician Certi

    NHTSA ID #10145726

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 02 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 #10141609

    • Date Announced: MAY 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #T-TT-0442-17_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10141576

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

    Summary: TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active. The trail period of service is provided upon the vehicle purchase. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) will

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  • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

    NHTSA ID #10130006

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 23 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 #10129999

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 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 #10129991

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 20 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 #10129226

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 30 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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #Toyota Safety Re

    NHTSA ID #10129202

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 04 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

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  • TSB #T-SB-0134-16_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10123430

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 30 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE October 30, 2017 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0012-13. Flash reprogramming allows the

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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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  • TSB #Safety Recall an

    NHTSA ID #10145776

    • Date Announced: JULY 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

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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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