Toyota Camry owners have reported 6 problems related to front seat heater/cooler (under the seats category).
2012 Toyota Camry & 2013 Toyota avalon. Consumer writes in regards to both vehicles heated seat issues. The consumer wanted to know, how could a vehicle not sold, possibly be deemed not up to vehicle safety standards, but a vehicle sold with the exact same issue be deemed not to be subject to a safety issue.
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Cpsc: i1420031a. 2013 Toyota Camry. Consumer states does the flame retardant material in the heated seats when the heater is in use give off vapor or fumes that cause eye and respiratory irritation? the consumer stated a new release was published, to stop Toyota from selling 2013 and 2014 Toyota Camry's, due to flame retardant materials in heated seats, not approved by the fda.
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The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that immediately after turning on his seat warmers, the front passenger seat burst into flames. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle safely. The police and fire department were contacted. A report was filed. The vehicle was later towed to an independent mechanic pending an investigation. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure and current mileage was unknown. The VIN was unavailable.
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The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. The contact stated that while activating the front passenger side seat warmer, the seat burst into flames without warning. The vehicle was not taken to a mechanic to diagnose the problem. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted about the issue. The failure and current mileages were unavailable.
The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Camry. While using the heated seats he noticed a burning odor. After he turned off the system the seats were very hot. He believed that there was an electrical fire being started by the seat heater. He had not taken the vehicle to the dealer to-date. He called the manufacturer and was told that it could be inspected but it would be at his expense. The vehicle had not been repaired to-date. The current mileage was approximately 138,500. The failure mileage was approximately 138, 350.
Vehicle was parked and without incident the seat heater caught on fire. Owner took the vehicle back to the dealer, who removed the seat, and installed a new seat.
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