2018 TOYOTA Avalon Hybrid

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2018 TOYOTA Avalon Hybrid

Recall Date Component Summary
January 17, 2020 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2011-2019 Corolla, 2011-2013 Matrix, 2012-2018 Avalon, and 2013-2018 Avalon Hybrid vehicles. During certain crashes, the air bag electronic control unit (ECU) may malfunction, possibly disabling the deployment of the air bags and/or seat belt pretensioners.

Remedy:

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ECU and install a noise filter between the air bag control module and its wire harness, as necessary, free of charge. Owners were notified of the safety risk beginning March 2, 2020. A second letter notifying owners of the remedy repair will be mailed between March 16, 2020 and June 27, 2020. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are 20TB03, 20TA03 and 20TA05.

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1 Investigations for 2018 TOYOTA Avalon Hybrid

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AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE
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56 Service Alerts for 2018 TOYOTA Avalon Hybrid

Date Description
April 29, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles equipped with Entune? Audio (version 01013E), Entune? Audio Plus (version 010156 or 01015C), or Entune? Premium Audio (versions 010171, 010170, or 01017D) may exhibit one or more of the following

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April 29, 2022 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Some 2016 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles equipped with Entune? Audio (version 01013E), Entune? Audio Plus (version 010156 or 01015C), or Entune? Premium Audio (versions 010171, 010170, or 01017D) may exhibit one or more of the following

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April 29, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2016 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles equipped with Entune? Audio (version 01013E), Entune? Audio Plus (version 010156 or 01015C), or Entune? Premium Audio (versions 010171, 010170, or 01017D) may exhibit one or more of the following

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April 14, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Toyota Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements 4.14.2022

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May 31, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: This bulletin includes basic procedures for performing a rescue charge on Ni-MH high voltage (HV) batteries. This bulletin should be used in conjunction with the applicable model and model year Repair Manual while performing a rescue c

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May 31, 2022 119100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY

TSB: This bulletin includes basic procedures for performing a rescue charge on Ni-MH high voltage (HV) batteries. This bulletin should be used in conjunction with the applicable model and model year Repair Manual while performing a rescue c

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January 28, 2022 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

TSB This Service Bulletin includes guidelines meant to help determine whether to repair or replace a wire harness assembly based on damage type. This Service Bulletin should be used in conjunction with the applicable model and model year El

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January 12, 2022 190000 TIRES

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Toyota. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custom

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January 12, 2022 200000 WHEELS

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Toyota. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custom

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January 12, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Toyota. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custom

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December 16, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

DP: Although the Brake Booster and Brake Booster Pump Assemblies are covered by Toyota?s New Vehicle Limited Warranty for 3 years or 36,000 miles (whichever comes first), we at Toyota care about the customers? ownership experience. Toyota i

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December 16, 2022 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

DP: Although the Brake Booster and Brake Booster Pump Assemblies are covered by Toyota?s New Vehicle Limited Warranty for 3 years or 36,000 miles (whichever comes first), we at Toyota care about the customers? ownership experience. Toyota i

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November 23, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

TSB: Some 2005 ? 2022 model year Toyota vehicles that have undergone water intrusion may exhibit a condition in which a musty smell is present. Follow the procedures in this bulletin to remediate the odor and address this condition. The pur

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November 12, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

TT: Vehicle has an abnormal noise condition when going over speed bumps or irregular roads. Noise is coming from front shock absorber

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November 23, 2021 021300 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

TT: Vehicle has an abnormal noise condition when going over speed bumps or irregular roads. Noise is coming from front shock absorber

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May 24, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

UPDATES TO THE 2014-2021 TOYOTA UNIVERSAL FLAT RATE MANUAL

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January 18, 1991 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Product general information.

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June 30, 1989 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Product general information.

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April 9, 1993 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Product general information.

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January 8, 1991 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Product general information.

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May 4, 2001 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Replacement vin plates.

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March 17, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

Toyota Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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July 20, 2020 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

TT: The new DCA-8000 Diagnostic Charger may cause your facility?s Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) breaker to trip. A GFCI breaker can be tripped for various reasons, one of the reasons may be related to the DCA-8000. We are investig

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August 5, 2020 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

TSB: Some 2003 ? 2020 model year Prius, Prius C, Prius V; 2006 ? 2019 model year Highlander Hybrid Vehicle; 2007 ? 2020 Camry Hybrid Vehicle; 2013 ? 2020 model year Avalon Hybrid Vehicle; 2016 ? 2020 model year Mirai and RAV4 Hybrid Vehic

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August 5, 2020 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

TSB: Some 2003 ? 2020 model year Prius, Prius C, Prius V; 2006 ? 2019 model year Highlander Hybrid Vehicle; 2007 ? 2020 Camry Hybrid Vehicle; 2013 ? 2020 model year Avalon Hybrid Vehicle; 2016 ? 2020 model year Mirai and RAV4 Hybrid Vehic

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July 9, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0033-14. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Toyota vehicles. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0033-14 is obsolete and

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July 9, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0033-14. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Toyota vehicles. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0033-14 is obsolete and

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July 3, 2019 200000 WHEELS

TSB: Some 2009 ? 2019 model year Toyota vehicles with super chrome wheel finishes may become discolored and/or damaged when aftermarket cleaners, polishes, or brake dust removal products are used on wheels with super chrome finishes. Wheel

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July 3, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: Some 2009 ? 2019 model year Toyota vehicles with super chrome wheel finishes may become discolored and/or damaged when aftermarket cleaners, polishes, or brake dust removal products are used on wheels with super chrome finishes. Wheel

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July 1, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to 2019 ? 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. ? The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. October 30, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has be

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July 1, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to 2019 ? 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. ? The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. October 30, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has be

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July 1, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to 2019 ? 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. ? The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. October 30, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has be

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April 30, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active after the initial trial period. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) will be in an inactive state. In some in

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April 30, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active after the initial trial period. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) will be in an inactive state. In some in

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April 30, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active after the initial trial period. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) will be in an inactive state. In some in

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October 31, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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October 31, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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February 7, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: REVISION NOTICE February 7, 2019 Rev2: * Applicability has been updated to include 2010 – 2014 model year Matrix, 2017 – 2019 model year C-HR, 2019 model year Corolla Hatchback, and 2018 – 2019 model year Toyota vehicles. G418 The Intr

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November 15, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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October 11, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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October 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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July 21, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

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July 21, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

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August 29, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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August 29, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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August 22, 2018 130000 VISIBILITY

TT: When used in conjunction with the Repair Manual, these Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Recognition Camera, and Front Millimeter Wave Radar tips leverage SSTs and readily available tools to support target placement in varying shop environmen

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August 22, 2018 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

TT: When used in conjunction with the Repair Manual, these Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Recognition Camera, and Front Millimeter Wave Radar tips leverage SSTs and readily available tools to support target placement in varying shop environmen

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February 23, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements.

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May 29, 2018 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0151-13. * Applicability has been updated to include 2016 – 2018 model year Avalon and Avalon HV and 2017 model year Camry and Camry H

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February 22, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements.

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February 20, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements.

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January 30, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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January 4, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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January 4, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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October 27, 2017 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

TSB: Vehicle replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) may be available from Toyota, provided the request meets one of the criteria lis

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October 30, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: REVISION NOTICE October 30, 2017 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0012-13. Flash reprogramming allows the

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