Founded in 1937 and based in Japan, Toyota, has long been a mainstay on the vehicle market. With a wide range of cars, luxury vehicles, and commercial vehicles, they are the world market leader for hybrid vehicles, with their best-selling model, the Prius. As the second largest automotive maker in the world, Toyota leads Japan in manufacturing.
Even with such a solid history, Toyota vehicles do experience defects and issues. If your Toyota has undergone several repairs with no resolution, you may be eligible for protective measures on your lemon vehicle under either Federal or State Lemon Laws. Toyota owners residing in the Oakland Alameda County area of California should contact our team Kaufman & Kavicky, LLP for additional help with this matter.
Common Toyota Defects
Toyota vehicles has been known to experience the following defects:
- Transmission does not shift correctly at high mileage
- Problems with EGR system leading to failed emissions
- Coolant temperature sensor stops working
- Leakage from power steering pump
- Ignition coil failure
- Circuit board failure that leads to front display failure
Toyota has issued multiple vehicles recalls in its history. In 2015, over 100,000 Camry and Camry hybrid models were recalled for issues with the power assist steering. The company issued a recall of over two million vehicles for a power-window problem that could lead to fire hazards. Most recently, multiple models from 2017-2020 including the Highlander, Sienna, Tacoma, Avalon, and Land Cruiser were recalled for a faulty fuel pumps that could lead to the vehicle stalling while driving, thus increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumers located in the Oakland Alameda County of California who believe these conditions could apply to their vehicle may contact a local representative at Kaufman & Kavicky, LLP. Under both Federal and California State law there is potential cash or replacement compensation after the purchase of a lemon vehicle. Kaufman & Kavicky, LLP is available with additional information about how to proceed.