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2013 Toyota Avalon repairs by problem area

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Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (47%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (43%)

Other (10%)

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2013 Toyota Avalon repair cost distribution

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$1000 - $2499 (5%)

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$100 - $499 (10%)

< $100 (85%)

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2013 Toyota Avalon

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Toyota Avalon in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2013 - May 2014
May 2014

12400 mi
Avalon had few minor problems, radio speakers, GPS would not change from day to night mode, dealer was to order new unit. 

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2013 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Avalon in Texas, United States
Nov 2014 - Mar 2017
Jan 2017 passenger seat loose. replaced seat rack. problem may have been introduced by the earlier PCS recall. 
Toyota Avalon in Arizona, United States
Oct 2013 - Apr 2017
Jun 2015

15000 mi
Seat covering coming loose 
Toyota Avalon in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2013 - Apr 2017
Feb 2014

6500 mi
Part of the structure between the the passenger side doors below the B pillar had to be re-welded to eliminate a rattle. Not done correctly at the factory. Was completed under warranty. 
Oct 2014

9300 mi

US $3
Heavy mold smell coming from A/C vents. Corrected by removing cabin filter & spraying a vinegar solution into the a/c intake under the hood. This kills the mold at least temporarily. 
Toyota Avalon in Indiana, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2015
Dec 2014

16000 mi

US $100
blower fan had stopped working, they found a dead mouse in the dashboard. 
Toyota Avalon in Texas, United States
Jun 2015 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

47000 mi

US $2080
Evaporator coil was leaking. Had to remove entire dash. Part cost $299. Rest was labor (14 hours) 
Toyota Avalon in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2016 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

19000 mi

US $10
Left front turn signal bulb 

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2013 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan

156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Toyota Avalon in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2016 - Feb 2017
Dec 2016

42000 mi
they didn't read the tsb on the rear sunscreen and it made loud continuous noises, it took 3 trips to get it right 
Feb 2017

43000 mi
auxiliary battery had bad cell 
Toyota Avalon in Texas, United States
Sep 2015 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

43000 mi

US $350
Blower motor failed and was replaced. I've had this same issue on my Camry Hybrid, about every 3 years. 
Toyota Avalon in California, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2016
Mar 2014

5000 mi
Bass notes from the speakers create a vibration or rattle in both front doors. It is a known issue with the vehicle Vehicle emits foul odor from a/c vents when system switches from recirculate mode to fresh air mode when a/c compressor is working. Known problem. The clips retaining the front seat backs in place are poorly designed and fail allowing the seat back panels to loosen and pull away or fall off the seat. Known issue. 
Apr 2014

5800 mi
Dealer installed back ordered part to repair defective seatback retaining clips. 
Mar 2015

16000 mi
Driver's door power window motor replaced; was making grinding noise when closing. 
Jun 2015

18000 mi
Car went back to dealer 3 more times before window motor was finally repaired. A defective replacement window motor supplied by Toyota was installed. The defect was clear when the tech tested it I'm sure. Finally fixed after three tries. 
Jun 2016

30000 mi
One of the rubber bellows on the sunroof hinges detached, came loose, and hung down into the interior of the vehicle. 
Toyota Avalon in Utah, United States
Apr 2013 - Nov 2015
Sep 2013

14000 mi
The seatback trim kept detaching. When someone rode in the back seat the plastic would rest against their knees. It was embarrassing and laughable and took Toyota nearly five months to rectify. 
Dec 2013

17000 mi
Rear air vent vane adjuster broken. Initially ordered wrong part. 
Mar 2014

20000 mi
Rear air vent replaced. 
Toyota Avalon in California, United States
Apr 2013 - Sep 2013
Sep 2013

10000 mi
Plastic part on the back of the drivers seat fell off. 
Toyota Avalon in North Carolina, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2016
Aug 2014

21900 mi
Backs of both front seats had to be replaced 
Mar 2015

30000 mi
Right windshield wiper stopped working 
Toyota Avalon in New York, United States
Jun 2013 - Mar 2017
Nov 2013

6600 mi
XM radio dropping signals during operation 
Mar 2014

13000 mi
Plugs holding plastic strip to trunk hinge- popped out and needed to be replaced 
Sep 2014

20000 mi
Driver's seat back detached- part of factory recall- 
Toyota Avalon in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2013 - Nov 2016
Aug 2014

22000 mi
Back of driver and passenger seats had to be replaced due to defective fasteners 
Mar 2015

33000 mi
Right window wiper stopped working 
Toyota Avalon in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2013 - Mar 2017
Mar 2015

14000 mi
12 volt battery died. Could start the car with a jump start but every time the electronics shut the engine down, there was no way to restart it. 

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2013 Toyota Avalon Repair Histories

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