Heater takes FOREVER to put out heat when weather is cold, and fan must be run on high to adequately heat cabin. Dealer could not find a problem. In troubleshooting he left the cover off the cabin air filter, jamming glovebox open.
Bluetooth quit working
Rattle from passenger seat belt adjuster
Very infrequently, when turning on the AC this past summer, the AC emitted and continued to emit hot air rather than cold. The dealer could not reproduce or find the problem in shop. Definitely happened a few times but unable to diagnose.
Blutooth microphone did not function since delivery. Device was a port-installed accessory (included on factory window sticker but a 3rd party part.) New bluetooth microphone arrived and was installed.
Air conditioning stopped working, car is just over a month old. Dealer claims it is the compressor.
Zero point calibration needed to be performed, as all air bag lights were tripped. This is an occaisional issue on Toyotas that may not be set up correctly from the factory.
Faulty CD Player Replaced with New unit.
I found a nice puddle of water on the driver's side floor mat, and discovered the AC hose drain was clogged. I blew it out with some compressed air, and dried out the carpet.
Radio unit would occasionally display unreadable characters. To clear the problem required the car to be shut off and power down radio unit.
Dealer replaced unit.
I tried to start it in the morning. Once the starter cranked the engine, it wouldn't stop rotating the engine. The engine was running, but also the starter kept on rotating. This car needs to step on the clutch in order for it to start. One day I stepped on the clutch pedal and the car won't start.
tire pressure light on all the time despite correct inflation
Hazard lights and turn signal lights not working
The compressor had to be replaced.
CD Player broken
Tire Pressure Monitor - sensor in the spare tire failed
Condenser needed replacement. Toyota warranted the part but not the labor.
Auto headlight sensor stopped working after taking in for a glovebox repair (glovebox button broken from a previous break-in theft). Suspect this previous glovebox repair was the cause but Toyota could not confirm
Radio display scrambled, system locked on several cold mornings. TSB 00852-10 applied and entire audio unit replaced under warranty.
Radio display unit gave scrambled display.rnSecond time for this same problem.
AM/FM radio reception disappeared, although XM/CD worked. Radio replaced.
My CD player would not take in a CD to play. It was covered under warranty and it's a good thing it was because the radio is valued at $1400!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The A/C compressor and A/C amplifier had to be replaced. I had the extended warr so I didn't have to pay the $3k repair bill. I'll caveat this bc the car had been in an accident (2 mths prior) but they couldn't be certain it was related.
ENGINE TAKES MORE CRANKING TO START. REPLACED BATTERY WITH HIGHER COLD CRANKING AMP.
Airbag light always on.
Dealer diagnosed " code b1801, open in D circuit ", Spiral cable. Paid $65 for diagnostics.
Bought spiral cable from dealer $480.
Friend mechanic installed spiral cable for $60.
Brakes making scraping noise. Diagnosed to aftermarket pads that were installed.
A/C not effective. Replaced leaking service valve and recharge system under warranty.
AC low, needed recharge.
Brake switch too close to the brake pedal, causing cruise to stop when driving over small holes.
factory installed remote starter was not installed properly. After started with remote starter car does not need a key to drive. And it doesn't shut down with the key. The headlight indicater also lights up incorrectly.
Air bag computer replaced
Heat/cool fan control working intermittently. Drove vehicle to dealership and part was ordered and appointment made. Day of appointment was told by dealership part on backorder. Left vehicle there as fan control had quite working completely. Waited 9 days for car to be repaired. Given a loaner for that time.
Courtesy switch failure (interior lights)
Car took 3 to 4 seconds to start after being left overnight. The dealer determined the cold amp was low and recommended battery replacement. Car starts great now. So there were two problems with car..fuel injection system and battery.
airbag warning light and recall repairs
Grounding noise from the aux and 12v jack. Parts ordered to filter out noise. Took 1.5 hours to fix.
No engine crank one afternoon-all dash lights came on, but no radio/locks/stuck in park. Towed to dealer where it started w/no problem. TSB done on neutral safety switch-not the issue. It was the 120amp fuse rigged under pervious owner.
Radio went silent on a 5 hour trip back home, no sound/seek/scan. Radio was on and display showed station, but no sound what so ever. Took to dealer and the said the head unit was dead. They replaced it with another used unit they had.
Wiring repair of the passenger side low beam socket due to corrosion and overheating
Replaced a previously Dealer repaired electrical problem. One headlight had intermittent continuity. I rewired the socket and repaired it
Stereo display intermittently goes blank. Unit is uncontrollable when this happens. Only alternative is to shut down the engine to get the stereo to work. What also works sometimes is to run a finger across all the station select buttons.
Intermittant display on the stereo, Ordered new one.
Vehicle failed to start once several months ago, wiggling shifter alleviated problem. I later discovered a TSB (Tech Service Bulletin) for bad Transmission selector Park switch. Dealer honored TSB despite being 2K miles out of warranty.
Driver's side window would not work. Had to buy new parts and have it fixed at dealer.
HVAC controls not moving properly hard to move vet stuck in one position
Air bag warning came on called toyota canada they said there was a recall for the spiral cable but parts are not available yet so they have not released the recall .air bags will not deploy when light is on
Car had trouble starting in the mornings. Dealership said they couldn't find the problem. They said it could be due to a build up on the throttle intake. They were wrong.
Back door sensor doesn't always indicate the door is open causing issues such as the vehicle to auto-lock after a timeout.
The door sensor failure was intermitent but continued to the day we traded it in. We never attempted a fix as we were planning to sell the car anyways. It was just annoying.
Stinky A/C repaired under Toyota Service Bulletin.
Alternator went, taking the battery with it.
Battery was replaced at 18 months as it wouldn't hold a charge. Under full warranty coverate
Radio display failed. Subject of TSB.
Display on Radio would occasionally display unreadable characters. Connection to negative battery post corroded requiring replacement of battery cable. Radio Replaced Battery cable replaced
Power/volume button ceased functioning at 'random' intervals.
Volume issues and a high pitched sound could be heard when using the AUX input with various devices.
Blown horn fuse.
CD unit does not play or eject discs. Face shows error code; new unit ordered on 11/7 and as of 12/4 I am still waiting for unit to arrive.
CD's wouldn't eject; Toyota ordered a new unit and after 5+ weeks, I had the new unit installed. Good as new.
Tire Inflation warning light keeps coming on whenever we park on an even a slight incline. Tire pressure checks out okay, sensor is reset, and comes back on the next time we park on an incline. Doesn't go off until we take it to be reset.
Display on JBL radio/CD player was cut off. Sometimes I could not turn the radio off-- some sort of electronics malfunction. Dealer replaced entire radio with no hassle or debate. Happy with resolution. Replacement working well so far.
Radio display problem
TSB for faulty head unit... display problems. Also, noise from aux port... aux filter installed.
Neutral safety switch faulty... would not start on occasion, then found on a forum that wiggling the shifter would allow start-up. Out of original warranty, but covered under extended.
Radio was erratic both display and on/off. Dealer replaced with new radio. No charge, under extended factory warranty.
Driver and rear cargo power door lock actuators intermittent. Removed actuators, disassembled, removed and disassembled actuator motors, cleaned motor commutator contacts and reassembled. The problem was fixed by this and the locks work.
Passenger power door lock motor went out. I took it out of the car and rebuilt/cleaned the motor. I also did the same on the remaining doors as preventative maintenance since it already went out on 2 doors now. They all work perfect now.
Alternator went bad. Had to find and replace with a rebuilt unit.
Warranty alternator replacement. It was sometimes not charging at idle when hot.
Climate control failed and had to be repaired. Warranty is out. Repair cost $244.63 (including labor and tax).
Climate control fan failed and was replaced in a few hours.
Climate control broke down. Was fixed 3rd time in 1.5 years. If climate control breaks down again, I will be forced to take the car to the nearest Toyota dealer because it is costing Gulf too much money to fix this part of my car often.
This is the 4th repair to the climate control system in 1.75 years.
The climate control system broke down for the 5th time in 2 years.
Driver Side low beam bulb died.
Battery was dead a few times. Battery was replaced last year and tested fine. Off an on, all interior lights were flickering. Lost Power steering while driving. Alternator was making a whining noise.
Brake switch faulty caused ABS and VSC lights to come on
Radio display failed. Radio replaced under warranty
Rear window defroster failed. Rear window replaced under warranty
Stereo must be replaced (covered by TSB). Stereo had to be ordered and a return trip is now necessary to install the new stereo.
Stereo replaced due to non-functioning display/knobs.
AC stopped working.
Replacement of JBL radio because of display problems. The display showed all LCD segments instead of the letters. This was covered in a TSB . Very well known issue.
A/C would not cool. When dealer looked said compressor not working and would cost $2750 to change with no guarantee that this would correct problem.
Tire pressure warning light on, but tire pressures were OK.
Brake lights would not go out. Cause was a dead short which damaged the switch. Short was fixed and switch was replaced.
An intermittent spastic power door lock system that would randomly lock and unlock when parked. I tried to chase down the spastic door locks and took it to a shop who did the same, and we were unable to determine the cause or source of the problem.
The driver's side door automatic door lock would not work so I had to take it back to the shop a week after the catalytic converter was replaced.
Alternator and fuse link box had to be replaced--looks like one of the main fuse links burnt and got severed. All electrical quite, car stalled and not driveable.
When I started my car, loud sound from engine, like a vacuum cleaner. Had it towed to my mechanic, who determined alternator failed, replaced. it