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    2014-2020 Toyota Highlander Clad Wheel Finish Peeling Off/Bubbling

    See Tech Tip T-TT-0528-19 CONDITION: Some 2014-2020 model year Highlander and Highlander HV vehicles are equipped with alloy wheels that are clad with a plastic cover. Use of a heat gun to facilitate removal of stick-on wheel weights may damage the coating on the cladding and cause it bubble...
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    2020 Toyota Supra Evaluating Replace Battery Message

    See Tech Tip T-TT-0591-20 CONDITION: A message to replace the battery may indicate on the dash. This message can display when the voltage drops too low and is to assure the customer receives the vehicle with a fully charged battery. Due to the high amp draw when the vehicle is not shut down...
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    2020 Toyota Models Remote Connect App Inoperative Diagnostic Precautions

    See Tech Tip T-TT-0593-20 CONDITION: Some customers may experience the inability to activate Remote Connect or Remote Connect becoming inoperative when attempting to send commands to the vehicle. To simplify the diagnosis of this system and prevent the unnecessary replacement of parts, please...
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    2019 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid Navigation Voice Prompts and Feedback Beeps Inoperative

    See Tech Tip T-TT-0517-18 CONDITION: Voice navigation prompts and feedback beeps are inoperative after starting the engine. This condition only occurs on Platinum grade vehicles. RECOMMENDATIONS: 1: Turn ACC ON (brake pedal released, press start button, engine not running) 2: Allow headunit...
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    2018-2019 Toyota Camry and Avalon Exhaust Manifold Stud and Nut Not Missing

    SEE Tech Tip T-TT-0512-18 CONDITION: On 2018-2019 model year Camry and 2019 model year Avalon, equipped with the 2GR-FKS engine, technicians may observe that the bank 1 (rear) exhaust manifold may be “missing” a stud and nut. The repair manual shows that, as per design intent, the exhaust...
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    2019-2020 Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid Squeak/groan noise from steering intermediate shaft area

    See Tech Tip T-TT-0582-19 CONDITION: Customer states that there is a squeak or groan noise from the steering column area when turning the steering wheel. RECOMMENDATIONS: Do not apply any lubricant or water to intermediate shaft or seal. This could damage the seal or lead to a repeat repair...
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    2011-2018 Toyota Sienna Front Brake Vibration

    SUPERSESSION NOTICE: The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0045-14. Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year Sienna vehicles. The entire bulletin has been updated. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0045-14 is obsolete and any printed versions...
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    2018-2019 Toyota Microphone & Safety Connect Inoperative Diagnostic Precautions

    See Toyota Tech Tip T-TT-0516-18 CONDITION: The microphone circuit passes through the DCM before reaching the radio/navigation system. To simplify the diagnosis of the microphone, Safety Connect SOS button lights, and DCM (Telematics transceiver) inoperative conditions, refer to the procedure...
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    Multiple Models and Model Years Coverage for Safety Connect System – Vehicle Location Inaccurate

    CUSTOMER SUPPORT PROGRAM 19TE12 LETTER 2013 – 2019 4Runner 2013 – 2017 Land Cruiser 2016 – 2017 Mirai 2013 – 2017 Prius 2013 – 2017 Prius V In our continuing efforts to ensure the best in customer satisfaction, Toyota is announcing a Customer Support Program to provide coverage for Safety...
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    2017–2019 Toyota Highlander HV Oil Cooler Pipe Special Service Campaign SSC 19TC04

    Special Service Campaign SSC 19TC04 Letter Condition: The involved vehicles are equipped with an engine oil cooling system. The oil cooling system could experience a small leak due to a manufacturing issue. If a vehicle is continuously operated with this condition, it may result in abnormal...
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    2019 Toyota Prius Combination Meter Main Display May Become Inoperative Recall 19TA21

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here On December 11, 2019, Toyota filed a Noncompliance Information Report (NCIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) informing the agency of our intent to conduct a voluntary Safety...
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    2019 Toyota Camry Passenger Front and Knee Airbags May Not Deploy as Designed Recall K0M

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here On August 01, 2019, Toyota filed a Noncompliance Information Report (NCIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) informing the agency of our intent to conduct a voluntary Safety Noncompliance...
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    2011-2017 Toyota Tacoma Frame Corrosion Resistant Compound (CRC) Application

    LIMITED SERVICE CAMPAIGN K0D (Remedy Notice) Condition: Toyota has received reports regarding frame corrosion perforation on 2011 – 2017 model year Tacoma vehicles. In these reports, customers have indicated that vehicles operated in specific cold climate areas with high road salt usage may...
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    2019 Toyota Sienna Potential Unintended or Non-Deployment of Passenger Side Front Seat and Curtain Shield Airbags Recall K0G

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here On April 23,2019, Toyota filed a Defect Information Report (DIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) informing the agency of our intent to conduct a voluntary Safety Recall on certain 2019...
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    2020 Toyota Supra Vehicles Back Up Camera Display – Brightness and Contrast Settings Recall 19TA19

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here On September 27, 2019 BMW filed a Noncompliance Information Report (NCIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) informing the agency of its intent to conduct a voluntary Safety (Noncompliance)...
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    Toyota Steering Knocking Noise

    If you run across any Toyota vehicle like the Venza or Camry with a knocking noise in the steering column like in the videos below, the cause may be the steering damper for the power steering motor. They tend to disintegrate and come apart but came be replaced separately than a whole assembly.
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    2018-2019 Camry, Avalon, Corolla & RAV4 Toyota Remote Connect - App Operating Tips

    Vehicle control apps might not operate as expected at times due to preconditions (normal operating parameters) not being established, vehicle settings and/or network/cellular coverage concerns. Please review and identify the required details for operation before considering a potential need...
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    2019 Toyota Yaris Lug nut size change on Yaris SD Mexico Produced

    See Tech Tip T-TT-0513-18 for reference. 1) Lug nut size change from 21 mm to 17mm was implemented on 9/10/2018. 2) The 21mm wheel locking nut will not work with the OE wrench (since it is for 17mm nuts) Please check the vehicle production date on the doorjamb area. Only use part number...
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    2004-2009 Toyota Prius MIL ON DTC P0A80 or P0A7F Due to Dust or Debris in the HV Battery Cooling Fan

    Some 2004 – 2009 model year Prius vehicles may exhibit a MIL ON condition with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0A80 or P0A7F stored due to dust or debris buildup in the HV battery cooling fan. Follow the Repair Procedure in bulletin T-SB-0153-13 Rev2 to address this condition. The fix repair...
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