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2000 Toyota Avalon repairs by problem area

Engine (53%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (8%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (4%)

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2000 Toyota Avalon repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (23%)

$100 - $499 (54%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 52 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
Nov 2010

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
Mar 2011

165000 mi

US $130
sticky brake caliper; replaced rotors and rebuilt calipers 
May 2011

166300 mi

US $100
sticky brake caliper again, replaced caliper rather than attempting another rebuild 
Toyota Avalon in South Dakota, United States
Feb 2011 - Apr 2011
Mar 2011

88000 mi
Engine totally failed. Only solution: used or rebuiolt engine 
Toyota Avalon in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2011 - Sep 2012
Mar 2011

87000 mi
Rear engine mount was replaced due to vibrations being transferred to the steering rack and hence to the steering wheel. 
Sep 2012

120000 mi

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
Oct 2010

136000 mi
Small oil leak. 
Jul 2011

138000 mi

US $380
oil leak from seals cd player does not work. CD's hung up 
Feb 2012

144700 mi

US $600
front and rear sensors 
Toyota Avalon in Victoria, Australia
Aug 2010 - Jan 2011
Dec 2010

114080 mi

A $550
boot struts windsceend rear left power window motor 
Toyota Avalon in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2004 - Mar 2014
Nov 2004

60474 mi

US $28
Remote key inoperative, repaired 
Dec 2007

88828 mi

US $422
Left cylinder bank O2 sensor replaced 
Feb 2008

90931 mi

US $605
Right cylinder bank O2 sensor replaced 
Nov 2010

109000 mi

US $273
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... 
Mar 2011

110000 mi

US $90
CEL, no code, could not replicate. Light was reset but again came on after two days. It's a mystery.  
Oct 2011

118700 mi

US $256
check engine light. P1o7 code. Previously could not be solved. Replaced MAF sensor. Problem fixed. 
Jul 2012

125000 mi

US $22
Replaced spark plugs and cleaned mass air flow sensor. 
Toyota Avalon in Ohio, United States
Jul 2010 - Apr 2013
Nov 2010

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. 
Apr 2011

143000 mi

US $700
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. 
Jul 2011

144000 mi

US $20
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. 
Aug 2011

147000 mi
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. 
Mar 2012

154000 mi

US $160
Needed new muffler 
Jul 2012

159000 mi
Back disk brakes needed replacing. 
Dec 2012

164000 mi
Diagnosed needed suspension repairs, left and right control arms need replacing. 
Mar 2013

167000 mi
needed new bushings, etc. other front suspension work 
Toyota Avalon in Maryland, United States
Jul 2010 - Apr 2015
Oct 2010

219000 mi
Needed all 4 brake pads and rotors. 
Jun 2011

230000 mi

US $1500
new stuts and new tires 
Toyota Avalon in Louisiana, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2013
Sep 2010

159000 mi

US $70
Cleaned fuel injectors. Earlier shop charged about $430 but didn't fix problem. 
Jan 2013

181000 mi

US $150
drivers door inside handle would not open. had to roll window down and open outside door handle first. 
Jun 2013

181000 mi

US $325
fluid pump replaced 

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2000 Toyota Avalon Repair Histories

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