fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,634 miles

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2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser suspension problems

suspension problem

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2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 262013

FJ Cruiser 6-cyl

  • 15,000 miles


My issue started around June, I get the wheel shake/ shimmy at speeds of 55-65. Toyota sees the shake is there and then balances the tires and says its fixed. Toyota inspected the truck saying nothing is broken bent or anything saying they don't think anything is wrong. You can still see the shake is there and they keep blaming that the road is causing the shake. Saying its a crowing. In the road. I've went to a Toyota dealer to get it inspected they say nothing is wrong and then 2 more times I went there and then they admit it and try fixing it. I am very upset with Toyota and corporate. I feel scared to drive it above 50 because there is a bad shake. And feels unsafe its causing the car to be all over the road.

- Tappan, NY, USA

problem #3

Apr 092011

FJ Cruiser

  • 409 miles
Vehicle exhibits steering shimmy between 55-65 mph, vehicle can not maintain stable performance at highway speeds. Toyota have replace both wheel and tires and have the same result. Fj cruisers are having a problem, and Toyota will not do anything on this saftey issue.

- Cayey, PR, USA

problem #2

Mar 052012

FJ Cruiser

  • 20,000 miles
Vehicle shimmy between 55 and 65 mph after being at dealer for routine tire rotation. Tires were replaced, rebalanced & alignment done multiple times and vehicle brought to 4 diff locations for inspection and problem still exists. Has been to Toyota dealer multiple times with no resolution. Not safe to drive and will most likely cause other parts in front end/vehicle to fail. Contacted Toyota and nothing was done to fix problem.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #1

Aug 022012

FJ Cruiser

  • 15,125 miles
Since new my vehicle has had a shaking steering wheel when reaching speeds over 55mph. After trying several different sets of tires, wheels and balancing my dealer has not been able to correct the issue. Toyota will not help and the steering is shaking so bad it feels unsafe to drive on the highway.

- Yorktown, NY, USA

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