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2002 Toyota Avalon repairs by problem area

Engine (67%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

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

Other (10%)

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2002 Toyota Avalon repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (30%)

$100 - $499 (40%)

< $100 (25%)

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Chart based on 20 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2002 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan

210-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Avalon in California, United States
Nov 2015 - Sep 2016
Jan 2016

US $57
Car wouldn't idle. A sensor in the fuel injection system was "coked up". 
Toyota Avalon in North Carolina, United States
- Sep 2010
Sep 2010

82000 mi

US $750
New struts and springs. 
Toyota Avalon in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2016 - Aug 2017
Aug 2017

61501 mi

US $900
check engine light on continuously with code reference for air fuel ratio sensor failure, replaced both front & back sensors and flushed fuel injectors 
Toyota Avalon in Virginia, United States
Jun 2016 - Sep 2018
Jun 2018

99000 mi

US $400
Replaced Shock absorbers. They were 16 years old. 1 was leaking. 
Toyota Avalon in South Dakota, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

134400 mi

US $160
After starting up and driving a rough engine sound was noticed. The coil on cyl #2 was determined bad and was replaced after swapping it to cyl #4 for verification that the error code would follow. It did and was replaced on cly #4. 
Feb 2016

136400 mi

US $170
Replaced another coil. 
Jun 2016

140000 mi
The knock sensor was throwing out a code. This was replaced new, but failed under warranty. The part and the labor were taken care of by the mechanic/parts manufacturer. 
Sep 2016

143000 mi

US $600
Had already replaced 2 of the 6 coils and with the same issue again on another cyl, decided to replace them all and be done with it. I have all new individual coils now and it is running smooth. 
Toyota Avalon in Illinois, United States
Feb 2014 - May 2015
Jan 2015

US $120
Gas cap was leaking vapors. Repair was unsuccessful... deciding when to spend $250 to get it repaired. 
May 2015

178000 mi

US $600
fuel pipe crack, sold car 
Toyota Avalon in Georgia, United States
Dec 2012 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

49000 mi

US $800
Air bag replaced 
Toyota Avalon in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
Jul 2013

207700 mi

US $325
Idol control valve failed and was replaced. 
Toyota Avalon in Western Australia, Australia
Nov 2012 - Feb 2016
Apr 2013

116560 mi

A $900
Replaced mechanism for Left front power window 
May 2013

116560 mi

A $195
Replace rocker cover gasket 
Mar 2014

119040 mi
rear window was described as 'coming off the guides' - would not move but no parts were required for the repair. The window mechanism had been replaced previously - thus no charge for the repair 
Nov 2014

123860 mi
AC stuck on 29 degrees Celsius. Small component failed but not available - need to buy a complete, expensive unit from Toyota if want new. Auto electrician has disconnected heater and set AC on full and is seeking a 2nd hand part. 
Feb 2016

133300 mi

A $160
Air conditioning climate control had ceased working, then started again - diagnosis uncertain. 
Toyota Avalon in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2012 - Sep 2015
Mar 2014

173000 mi

US $2100
Cracked radiator Oil leak fix 
Toyota Avalon in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2018
Oct 2012

112300 mi

US $210
Car became increasingly difficult to start. When taken to mechanic, he cleaned the idle air control valve, throttle body assembly, and MAF sensor. 
Mar 2013

115000 mi
The serpentine belt was squeaking, so we sprayed belt grip on it, to no avail. When I noticed that the belt had just been replaced late last year, we returned to our mechanic, who adjusted it for free. 

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