Toyota Avalon owners have reported 116 suspension related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 17 most common suspension problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension (31 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's front suspension (23 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Front Suspension problems|
|Front Suspension Strut problems|
|Suspension Noise problems|
|Rear Suspension problems|
|Automatic Stability Control (asc) problems|
|Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problems|
|Front Suspension Hub problems|
|Strut Failure problems|
|Front Suspension Control Arm problems|
|Suspension Torsion Bar problems|
|Rear Suspension Shock Absorber problems|
|Front Suspension Shock Absorber problems|
|Ball Joint problems|
|Clunking Noise problems|
|Front Suspension Coil Spring problems|
|Rear Suspension Springs problems|
Purchased vehicle "as is" while recovering from surgery. Could not inspect vehicle. On first drive on city street, could not slow down to make a rh turn. Brakes did not fully engage, and driver had to shift down. Vehicle entered adjacent lawn before stopping. Read details...
We have owned this vehicle for 3 years. The vehicle pulls to the left. The dealership realigned the vehicle several times, but this did not correct the problem. We also had a separate garage who specializes in wheel alignments, earlier this year, try and align it. Read details...
1997 Toyota Avalon the power steering rack leaks at 51000 miles and is a known problem to Toyota. Also need to be repaired at 99000 miles the front strut mounting also failed near 50000 miles and is failing again at 99500 miles. The power steering pump makes excessive noise and leaks. Read details...
Suspension: makes strange sounds - like parts are grinding against each other especially when backing up. Steering - makes unusual sounds - as if parts are rubbing against each other. Read details...
Rear strut mounts on my 2005 Toyota Avalon failed at 45,000 miles. It cost over $900 to replace the rear struts and mounts. I contacted Toyota who ignored my written communication for over 1 month. I finally received the standard (off warranty of 36,000 miles) response after I sent an email. Read details...