Toyota sent owners an interim notification letter in May 2014 to advise owners of the recall. Especially when the owner has maintained all records to demonstrate proper care of the vehicle. The affected vehicles have rear suspension arms rear tie rods with adjusting lock nuts that may have been improperly tightened after servicing. Complaint Number: 10510422 Incident Date: May 2, 2013 Date Added to File: May 2, 2013 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2007 toyota rav4. Need a new engine or engine rebuild.
I contacted the dealership and the tech asked some questions. The contact stated that the oil warning indicator illuminated before the regular maintenance oil change time. The Vehicle Was Repaired Five Times Due To The Unintended Acceleration. Need a new engine or engine rebuild. The software within the module may incorrectly detect an electrical short and preventively turn off the electrical current and the trailer lights.
Recently, when adding oil I noticed I went through 2-2. This engine defect is all well documented. The repair procedure consisted of replacing the piston and piston ring set and was covered under Toyota Powertrain Warranty for vehicles within 60 months or 60,000 miles of purchase. This vehicle has been a large financial loss and toyota knew that this was happening and didn't send out a recall. The full synthetic cut oil consumption by 75%.
. If they are aware of the issue, why do they continue to let it be ok? The problem first began in 2010. Parts for the remedy are not currently available. Code reader indicated B2 S2 oxygen sensor reading low. It does not state whichever is less.
Complaint Number: 11031948 Incident Date: October 5, 2017 Date Added to File: October 5, 2017 Description of the Complaint: Excessive oil consumption leading to the engine problem, nearly stalling on highway my two young boys in the car , very dangerous. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J. Couldn't tell whether it was the alternator, belt or water pump. Had To Put A Jasper Engine In. I contacted the dealership again and I asked about having another test done. Toyota is quick to address a recall issue yet doesn't seem to think this is such an issue.
I bought a car that was economical, environmentally friendly, and got good mileage. They determined it needed a new short block engine due to most of the oil leaking out. Since car is more then 10 years, even though the mileage is very low - toyota refuses to cover repair costs. I have to carry quarts of oil in my car all the time to be sure I don't get stuck with a seized engine and I need to top off my oil at least twice in between 3000 mile oil changes. It endangered my life and the life of others during the time that I was stopped on a freeway on a mountain. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Toyota needs to address this.
I Was Told That toyota Could Not Release That Information. Since Car Turned 94,000 Has Had Internal Oil Leak And Need To Add 2. The failure mileage was 126,000. The gasket had failed, causing the oil leak. Failure of the rear tire rod will cause an abrupt change in the vehicle's alignment.
I thought this alone was pretty excessive. It Was Down 3 Quarts Of Oil. They seek reimbursement for these repairs, loss of vehicle value, excessive oil costs, and any other damages related to the defect. I Had Them Check It Out And I Got A Written Document With The Repair That Is Needed Documented. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle has a defective engine. She finally said that the repair shop note did not mention rust. The toyota Dealer Says This Is Normal Oil Consumption For This Engine.
This extreme amount of engine oil burnout seems like a common problem with this car. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The recall is expected to begin September 30, 2016. Should we take legal action?. Just made the last payment on the car, car was regularly serviced at the dealer.
Could be fuel vapor release pumps failing? Replaced, along with serpentine belt. Making it dangerous to drive. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I read similar reviews in edmunds website regarding this engine oil issue with rav4 models. They concurred and ordered replacement pump. After reading many blogs we see that this is a big problem that Toyota is not very eager to fix.