2014 Toyota AVALON Visibility Sun Roof Assembly Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2014 Toyota AVALON Visibility Sun Roof Assembly Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1242052
 Internal NHTSA #10807164
 ManufacurerToyota Motor Corporation
 Model Year2014
 File date25/11/15
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemSunroof spontaneously exploded/shattered while driving at 70 mph on freeway on nov. 25-2015. Loud noise (like gunshot or explosion), followed immediately by sound of wind entering car and shattered glass rolling in space above interior sunroof closure. Pulled off highway, stopped vehicle, found large hole in middle of sunroof with jagged edges and numerous shards of glass between remains of exterior sunroof and interior cover. Fortunately, interior cover was closed or we would have been sprayed with glass fragments. Temp outside in 60s, dry. No trucks, overpasses, or road debris when it occurred -- totally spontaneous. Vehicle purchased in november 2014, toyota cool springs, franklin, tn. Approximate mileage at occurrence 9,430.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure9430
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateFRANKLIN, TN
 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 persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase14/07/24
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed70
 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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