2016 Toyota COROLLA Exterior Lighting Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2016 Toyota COROLLA Exterior Lighting Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1341903
 Internal NHTSA #10935848
 ManufacurerToyota Motor Corporation
 BrandTOYOTA
 ModelCOROLLA
 Model Year2016
 File date26/12/15
 ComponentEXTERIOR LIGHTING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhen driving this model, which i own, i believe the led lighting makes these cars unsafe at night. What i will call the led horizon which fluctuates greatly on hilly or uneven roads, causes loss of needed vision. Fluctuation in pavement reduces forward vision to as little as a car length going downhill & puts it into the clouds going uphill. & everything in between on slightly uneven roads. The horizon is caused by total lack of light - led lights don't shade or reflect gradually to darkness, but have that sudden cut off resulting in a tunnel vision effect. I have to live with & drive in foothills at night. I complained by phone & email to manufacturer. I brought up possible rewiring, different bulbs, anything at 5000 mile service & that i'd gladly pay for some lighting improvement. Dealer help said "no one else has complained" & there is nothing allowed nor available to help improve lighting. Manufacturer said they weren't aware of any problems. I cited 2015 corolla comments on this site & later emailed them the iihs study. Since toyota obviously has the prius v lighting figured out & this is a major safety issue i strongly believe all cars with led need to be brought up to safe standards. This doesn't mean just toyotas, but other brands affected. The little car is outdriving headlights at 30 mph. That & making all newer cars so low they sink into water puddles too easily are safety problems that need to be addressed industry wide. I'll give the date of 1st drive, but of course it is ongoing.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure40
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSACRAMENTO, CA
VIN pattern ALL VIN #SXXXXXX
 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?
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 Date of purchase05/07/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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 Vehicle speed35
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  • 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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