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  Safety Recalls of Toyota Avalon Vehicles

There have been 27 safety recalls for the Toyota Avalon. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Toyota Avalon.

NHTSA Recall #: 18V685000; Oct. 4, 2018

if the air bags do not deploy as intended, it can increase the risk of injury in a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2019 Toyota Avalon, 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid, 2018 Toyota Sequoia, 2019 Toyota Sequoia, 2018 Toyota Tundra, 2019 Toyota Tundra
Component: AIR BAGS
Recall Summary: toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain 2018-2019 toyota tundra and sequoia vehicles and 2019 toyota avalon and avalon hybrid vehicles. the air bag electronic control unit (ecu) may erroneously detect a fault during the vehicle start-up self check.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 17V295000; May. 2, 2017

A spare tire that is not inflated to the proper value may not perform as intended, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2017 Toyota 4Runner, 2017 Toyota 86, 2017 Toyota Avalon, 2017 Toyota Camry, 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid, 2017 Toyota Corolla, 2017 Toyota Corolla Im, 2017 Toyota Highlander, 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, 2017 Toyota Prius, 2017 Toyota Prius C, 2017 Toyota RAV4, 2017 Toyota Rav4 Hv, 2017 Toyota Sienna, 2017 Toyota Yaris
Component: TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
Recall Summary: Gulf states Toyota, inc. (gulf states) is recalling certain 2017 4runner , 86, avalon, camry, camry hybrid, corolla, corolla im, highlander, highlander hybrid, prius, prius c, rav4, rav4 hybrid, sienna and yaris vehicles.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V906000; Dec. 16, 2016

If the air bag was installed with incorrect fasteners, the fasteners may become loose over time, affecting the air bag deployment and increasing the risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2016 Toyota Avalon, 2017 Toyota Camry
Component: AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Recall Summary: Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 avalon, and 2017 camry vehicles manufactured August 3, 2016, to September 12, 2016. The front passenger knee air bag module may have been attached to the lower instrument panel with incorrect fasteners. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V396000; Jun. 2, 2016

If damaged, the copper strand heating element may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Toyota 4Runner, 2006 Toyota 4Runner, 2007 Toyota 4Runner, 2008 Toyota 4Runner, 2009 Toyota 4Runner, 2010 Toyota 4Runner, 2011 Toyota 4Runner, 2005 Toyota Avalon, 2006 Toyota Avalon, 2007 Toyota Avalon, 2008 Toyota Avalon, 2009 Toyota Avalon, 2010 Toyota Avalon, 1988 Toyota Camry, 1989 Toyota Camry, 1990 Toyota Camry, 2005 Toyota Camry, 2006 Toyota Camry, 2007 Toyota Camry, 2008 Toyota Camry, 2009 Toyota Camry, 2010 Toyota Camry, 2006 Toyota Camry Solara, 2007 Toyota Camry Solara, 2008 Toyota Camry Solara, 1989 Toyota Corolla, 2009 Toyota Corolla, 2010 Toyota Corolla, 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2005 Toyota Highlander, 2006 Toyota Highlander, 2007 Toyota Highlander, 2008 Toyota Highlander, 2009 Toyota Highlander, 2010 Toyota Highlander, 2011 Toyota Highlander, 2010 Toyota Prius, 2011 Toyota Prius, 2012 Toyota Prius, 2006 Toyota RAV4, 2007 Toyota RAV4, 2008 Toyota RAV4, 2009 Toyota RAV4, 2010 Toyota RAV4, 2011 Toyota RAV4, 2005 Toyota Sequoia, 2006 Toyota Sequoia, 2007 Toyota Sequoia, 2008 Toyota Sequoia, 2009 Toyota Sequoia, 2010 Toyota Sequoia, 2011 Toyota Sequoia, 2005 Toyota Sienna, 2006 Toyota Sienna, 2007 Toyota Sienna, 2008 Toyota Sienna, 2009 Toyota Sienna, 2010 Toyota Sienna, 2011 Toyota Sienna, 2006 Toyota Tacoma, 2007 Toyota Tacoma, 2008 Toyota Tacoma, 2009 Toyota Tacoma, 2010 Toyota Tacoma, 2011 Toyota Tacoma, 2005 Toyota Tundra, 2006 Toyota Tundra, 2007 Toyota Tundra, 2008 Toyota Tundra, 2009 Toyota Tundra, 2010 Toyota Tundra, 2009 Toyota Venza, 2010 Toyota Venza
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Recall Summary: Southeast Toyota distributors, LLC (set) is recalling certain 2005-2011 4runner, highlander, sequoia, and sienna, 2005-2010 avalon and tundra, 2006-2008 camry solara, 2006-2010 highlander hybrid, 2006-2011 rav4 and tacoma, 2007-2010 fj cruiser, 2007-2011 camry hybrid, 2009-2010 venza, 2010-2012 ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V215000; Apr. 14, 2016

Air bags that do not deploy as intended during a crash increase the risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2016 Toyota Avalon, 2016 Toyota Camry
Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
Recall Summary: Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 avalon and camry vehicles manufactured November 30, 2015 to March 4, 2016. The occupant classification system (OCS) that activates or deactivates the front passenger seat air bag system may have been improperly ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V728000; Nov. 3, 2015

A vehicle that unexpectedly brakes increases the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Lexus Es300h, 2014 Lexus Es300h, 2015 Lexus Es300h, 2013 Lexus ES350, 2014 Lexus ES350, 2015 Lexus ES350, 2013 Toyota Avalon, 2014 Toyota Avalon, 2015 Toyota Avalon, 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid, 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid, 2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
Component: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING
Recall Summary: Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 avalon and avalon hybrid vehicles manufactured October 19, 2012 to October 27, 2015 and 2013-2015 Lexus es350 and es300h vehicles manufactured June 18, 2012 to July 6, 2015.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V047000; Jan. 28, 2015

A constant electrical current flow may cause the sub-woofer to overheat, increasing the risk of fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2011 Toyota Avalon, 2012 Toyota Avalon
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Recall Summary: Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Toyota avalon vehicles manufactured February 9, 2010, to October 22, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the sub-woofer speaker located in the trunk may experience an intermittent electrical short which may ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V043000; Jan. 28, 2015

Inadvertent deployment of the air bags or the seat belt pretensioners increases the risk of an injury or crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2003 Pontiac Vibe, 2004 Pontiac Vibe, 2003 Toyota Avalon, 2004 Toyota Avalon, 2003 Toyota Corolla, 2004 Toyota Corolla, 2003 Toyota Corolla Matrix, 2004 Toyota Corolla Matrix
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Toyota corolla vehicles manufactured December 28, 2001, to may 2, 2004, 2003-2004 Toyota corolla matrix vehicles manufactured January 6, 2002, to April 29, 2004, 2003-2004 avalon vehicles manufactured June ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V743000; Nov. 19, 2014

Damage to the seat heater wiring could cause the wires to short, increasing the risk of the seat burning and causing personal injury to the occupant.

Recalled Vehicles: 2007 Toyota 4Runner, 2008 Toyota 4Runner, 2009 Toyota 4Runner, 2010 Toyota 4Runner, 2011 Toyota 4Runner, 2006 Toyota Avalon, 2007 Toyota Avalon, 2008 Toyota Avalon, 2009 Toyota Avalon, 2010 Toyota Avalon, 2006 Toyota Camry, 2007 Toyota Camry, 2008 Toyota Camry, 2009 Toyota Camry, 2010 Toyota Camry, 2011 Toyota Camry, 2010 Toyota Corolla, 2011 Toyota Corolla, 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2006 Toyota Highlander, 2007 Toyota Highlander, 2008 Toyota Highlander, 2009 Toyota Highlander, 2010 Toyota Highlander, 2011 Toyota Highlander, 2010 Toyota Prius, 2011 Toyota Prius, 2007 Toyota RAV4, 2008 Toyota RAV4, 2009 Toyota RAV4, 2010 Toyota RAV4, 2011 Toyota RAV4, 2005 Toyota Sequoia, 2006 Toyota Sequoia, 2007 Toyota Sequoia, 2008 Toyota Sequoia, 2009 Toyota Sequoia, 2010 Toyota Sequoia, 2011 Toyota Sequoia, 2005 Toyota Sienna, 2006 Toyota Sienna, 2007 Toyota Sienna, 2008 Toyota Sienna, 2009 Toyota Sienna, 2010 Toyota Sienna, 2011 Toyota Sienna, 2006 Toyota Tacoma, 2007 Toyota Tacoma, 2008 Toyota Tacoma, 2009 Toyota Tacoma, 2010 Toyota Tacoma, 2011 Toyota Tacoma, 2006 Toyota Tundra, 2007 Toyota Tundra, 2008 Toyota Tundra, 2009 Toyota Tundra, 2010 Toyota Tundra, 2011 Toyota Tundra, 2009 Toyota Venza, 2010 Toyota Venza, 2011 Toyota Venza
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Recall Summary: Southeast Toyota distributors, LLC (set) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 prius and corolla, 2009-2011 venza, 2006-2010 avalon, 2007-2010 fj cruiser, 2005-2011 sienna and sequoia, 2006-2011 tacoma 4x2 and 4x4, camry, highlander, tundra 4x2 and 4x4, and 2007-2011 rav4 and 4runner.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V715000; Nov. 7, 2014

Because of the insufficient clamping force, the lower arm may separate from the ball joint, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2014 Toyota Avalon, 2014 Toyota Camry
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Recall Summary: Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2014 Toyota camry, camry hv, avalon, and avalon hv vehicles equipped with 16-inch and 17-inch rims. In the affected vehicles, the left-side front suspension lower arm may have been incorrectly manufactured.... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Toyota Avalon Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Oct. 4, 2018   Air Bag 168,187
May. 2, 2017   Tires:temporary/emergency Spare Tire 409
Dec. 16, 2016   Air Bags:knee Bolster 12
Jun. 2, 2016   Seats:front Assembly:seat Heater/cooler 7,749
Apr. 14, 2016   Air Bags: Occupant Classification System - Ocs (front Passenger) 58,515
Nov. 3, 2015   Forward Collision Avoidance: Crash Imminent Braking 30,812
Jan. 28, 2015   Electrical System 51,495
Jan. 28, 2015   Air Bags:frontal 1,006,849
Nov. 19, 2014   Seats:front Assembly:seat Heater/cooler 3,233
Nov. 7, 2014   Suspension:front:control Arm:lower Arm 5,650
Sep. 19, 2014   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 15,872
Oct. 17, 2013   Electrical System 802,769
Oct. 17, 2013   Visibility:windshield Wiper/washer:switch/wiring 9,795
Jan. 16, 2013   Air Bags:frontal:sensor/control Module 3,235
Nov. 9, 2011   Engine And Engine Cooling 420,326
Oct. 21, 2010   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:master Cylinder 728,544
Jul. 29, 2010   Steering 372,593
Feb. 3, 2010   Equipment:other:labels 153,418
Feb. 3, 2010   Equipment:other:labels 271,417
Jan. 21, 2010   Vehicle Speed Control:accelerator Pedal 2,230,661
Oct. 5, 2009   Vehicle Speed Control:accelerator Pedal 4,445,056
Apr. 3, 2006   Air Bag 133
May. 16, 2005   Steering:column 4,855
Mar. 5, 2001   Structure:frame And Members 545
Jun. 5, 2000   Suspension:rear 541
Oct. 19, 1998   Electrical System:ignition:anti-theft Controller 1,960
Sep. 17, 1997   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:power Assist 18,746


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Toyota Avalon Model Years
Model# Recalls
2019 Toyota Avalon 1
2017 Toyota Avalon 1
2016 Toyota Avalon 2
2015 Toyota Avalon 1
2014 Toyota Avalon 3
2013 Toyota Avalon 3
2012 Toyota Avalon 2
2011 Toyota Avalon 1
2010 Toyota Avalon 7
2009 Toyota Avalon 7
2008 Toyota Avalon 6
2007 Toyota Avalon 6
2006 Toyota Avalon 7
2005 Toyota Avalon 7
2004 Toyota Avalon 3
2003 Toyota Avalon 2
2002 Toyota Avalon 1
2001 Toyota Avalon 2
2000 Toyota Avalon 2
1999 Toyota Avalon 1
1998 Toyota Avalon 1
1997 Toyota Avalon 1