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2000 Toyota Avalon Repair Histories

60 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 Toyota Avalon. 30 of these members (50%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 72 repairs to 2000 Toyota Avalons--an average of 1.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2000 Toyota Avalon repairs by problem area

Chart based on 72 repairs.

2000 Toyota Avalon repair cost distribution

Chart based on 47 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2000 Toyota Avalon

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Toyota Avalon in California, United States
Oct 2010 - Aug 2011
139000 mi US $1100 Brakes were replaced, spark plugs replaced 

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2000 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan

210-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Avalon in Illinois, United States
Jul 2010 - Apr 2012
165000 mi US $130 sticky brake caliper; replaced rotors and rebuilt calipers 
166300   sticky brake caliper again, replaced caliper rather than attempting another rebuild 
Toyota Avalon in South Dakota, United States
Feb 2011 - Apr 2011
88000 mi   Engine totally failed. Only solution: used or rebuiolt engine 
Toyota Avalon in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2012
87000 mi   Rear engine mount was replaced due to vibrations being transferred to the steering rack and hence to the steering wheel. 
120000 US $180 Timing idler pulleys had bearing noise (probably due to faulty hydraulic tensioner). Early for timing component and belt change (put about 37,000 miles after purchasing this car a year ago). Previous timing belt was still very good. 
Toyota Avalon in Florida, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2012
136000 mi   Small oil leak. 
138000 US $380 oil leak from seals cd player does not work. CD's hung up 
144700   front and rear sensors 
Toyota Avalon in Victoria, Australia
Aug 2010 - Jan 2011
114080 mi A $550 boot struts windsceend rear left power window motor 
Toyota Avalon in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2004 - Mar 2014
60474 mi US $28 Remote key inoperative, repaired 
88828   Left cylinder bank O2 sensor replaced 
90931   Right cylinder bank O2 sensor replaced 
109000   Check engine light with code for leak in fuel system. Shop tried to find leak in system but couldn't. Reviewed TSB for 2000 Avalon, said it could be a leak around oxygen sensor, sealed area around sensor with sealant. Check engine light... 
110000   CEL, no code, could not replicate. Light was reset but again came on after two days. It's a mystery.  
118700   check engine light. P1o7 code. Previously could not be solved. Replaced MAF sensor. Problem fixed. 
125000   Replaced spark plugs and cleaned mass air flow sensor. 
Toyota Avalon in Ohio, United States
Jul 2010 - Apr 2013
139000 mi US $30 Noise coming from rear brakes, a plastic shield had broken off and was rubbing against brakes, just took the shield off problem fixed. 
143000   Front strut mount was creaking. Heard a metal crack! Two shops diagnosed it as broken strut mount. But car did not track normally. Decided to get new struts. New springs shipped o/nite. Two days to get from Toyota, none at dealer. 
144000   Check engine light came on. Diagnosed bad gas cap. Replace gas cap. Filler tube is rusting, need to fix as gas caps keep rusting out. This is 3rd gas cap in 7 years. 
147000   Diagnosed loose suspension links front end. Hear clunk when going over railroad tracks aggressively. No problem otherwise. Will live with for awhile. Estimate was $400 to fix. 
154000   Needed new muffler 
159000   Back disk brakes needed replacing. 
164000   Diagnosed needed suspension repairs, left and right control arms need replacing. 
167000   needed new bushings, etc. other front suspension work 
Toyota Avalon in Maryland, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2014
219000 mi   Needed all 4 brake pads and rotors. 
230000 US $1500 new stuts and new tires 
Toyota Avalon in Louisiana, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2013
159000 mi US $70 Cleaned fuel injectors. Earlier shop charged about $430 but didn't fix problem. 
181000   drivers door inside handle would not open. had to roll window down and open outside door handle first. 
181000   fluid pump replaced 

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