2014 Toyota AVALON Structure Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2014 Toyota AVALON Structure Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1076019
 Internal NHTSA #10598004
 ManufacurerToyota Motor Corporation
 Model Year2014
 File date03/06/14
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemFew days after purchasing brand new 2014 toyota avalon, noticed a highly intense mirror like reflection of the sun coming off the very thick shiny polished chrome in the dashboard that surrounds the instrument cluster and the ac vents in the center. 3 spots in the dash where i get severe glare. It happens usually midday when it's sunny outside and sun is overhead. The blinding light is so bad i must put my hand in a position to obstruct the view from my eyes. I am scared this may distract me from driving and cause an accident, or even cause injury to my vision and permanently blind me. Please help. Took vehicle to dealer complaining about it 6/10/14. They said they will look into it. I see complaints from 2013. Why hasn't anything been done about this? How can they build a car like this and continue selling it this way? I am scared to drive this car with the thick polished chrome in the dash. *js
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure120
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateGLENDALE, CA
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase14/07/24
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed40
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
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 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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