Toyota Recalls 1.8 million Cars for Fuel Pump Problems

Toyota has expanded its recent recall by more than one million vehicles due to problems with fuel pumps. The latest recall comes on the heels of one in January for 700,000 vehicles for the same issue.  A total of 1.8 million Toyota and Lexus models are now subject to the recall. At issue is that vehicles with the faulty fuel … Read More

2019 Toyota Sienna minivans recalled due to incorrect door welds

270 of the 2019 Toyota Sienna Minivans to be Recalled by Auto Manufacturer Toyota is recalling roughly 270 2019 Toyota Sienna minivans due to a potential crash risk stemming from faulty welding in the passenger-side door. The issue, which involves the front passenger door, could potentially affect airbag senor readings. If this should happen, the passenger side front seat and  … Read More

Toyota Recall 1.7 million North American Vehicles to Replace deadly Takata Front Passenger Air Bag Inflators

Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America with faulty air bag inflators. The recall, which stems from the largest automotive recall in the nation’s history, includes 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. Owners of the following vehicles should have been notified in late January about this recall: Toyota models including the 2010 to 2016 4Runner SUV, the 2010 to … Read More

Toyota recalls 1 million Prius, C-HR hybrids due to fire risk

Toyota Motor Corp. has announced a worldwide recall of 1.3 million of its Prius and C-HR compact crossover vehicles due to a risk of fire. Roughly 554,000 of the vehicles are located in Japan and 192,000 in the U.S. While there are no reported injuries, there was one case involving a vehicle emitting smoke. Over time, an engine wire harness … Read More

Toyota Recall: 2018 Camry, Highlander and 2017 Sienna, Tacoma and Lexus

Roughly 6,000 Vehicles Recalled by Toyota Motors PLANO, Texas, (May 10, 2018)  – Roughly 6,000 vehicles manufactured by Toyota Motor North America Inc. are being recalled due to a safety risk that could affect the brakes of 2018 Camry and Highlander vehicles as well as 2017 Sienna, Tacoma and Lexus RX350 vehicles. The announcement by Toyota was made in April.  … Read More

Toyota Recalls 645,000 Vehicles for Electrical Problem Affecting Air Bag Inflation

Roughly 645,000 vehicles are being recalled worldwide by Toyota to fix an electrical problem that could prevent the inflation of air bags during a crash. The vehicles under recall include certain Toyota Prius and Lexus RX and NX SUVs. Additionally, the following models are also cited as having this problem: Toyota Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, Noah, Voxy, Esquire, Probox, Succeed, Corolla, … Read More

Toyota Recalls 228,000 Tacoma Pickup Trucks for Oil Leaks

Toyota Motor North America, Inc. is recalling roughly a quarter of a million 2016 and 2017 Tacoma pickup trucks due to a potential oil leak in the rear differential that could seize and lock the back wheels. The company stated that over time and with continued use, the leaking oil could damage the rear differential. A driver operating the pickup … Read More

Toyota Prius Lemons, Complaints and Problems

Since its worldwide debut in 2000, the Toyota Prius was the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle and has been sold in more than 90 markets including its largest in the United States and Japan. This popular vehicle comes in various size models ranging from the smallest Prius C and Prius to the Prius Prime hybrid and Prius, a larger capacity version. … Read More

2016 Toyota Camry Problems and Complaints

The 2016 Toyota Camry is America’s No. 1 selling vehicle with more than 32,000 vehicles sold as of June 2016, but despite it’s popularity there are bound to be a few lemons in the mix. One of the reasons it may be so popular is its affordability. US News and World Report ranks it No. 2 on its list of … Read More

Toyota Recalls 543,000 Vehicles Equipped with Faulty Takata Airbags

Toyota Motor Corp. has added another 543,000 sedans and SUVs made between 2006-2012 to an already massive recall involving faulty Takata airbags. Today’s announcement comes just one day after Honda made a similar one, recalling another 772,000 Honda and Acura vehicles for the same problem involving defective front passenger air bag inflators. The recall, which has now reached 100 million vehicles … Read More

838,000 Toyota Sienna Minivans Recalled for Defective Sliding Doors

Roughly 838,000 Toyota Sienna minivans are being recalled because their sliding doors may accidentally open while the vehicle is in motion, the Japanese automaker stated. The global recall includes about 744,000 minivans equipped with the faulty sliding doors here in the United States. Specifically, the safety recall involves models made between 2011 and 2016, however, the company has not yet … Read More

9 Auto Dealerships Charged by FTC for Deceptive, Unfair Sales and Financing Practices

Buying a car from an auto dealership is stressful, but some consumers who were ripped off fought back recently and took matters to the Federal Trade Commission. The Federal Trade Commission charged nine Los Angeles auto dealerships for duping consumers using sleazeball tactics when they purchased a car. The FTC cited the auto dealerships for a range of violations such … Read More