Toyota recalls Avalon vehicles over shorts in the speaker system

Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Toyota Avalon vehicles manufactured February 9, 2010, to October 22, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the sub-woofer speaker located in the trunk may experience an intermittent electrical short which may cause damage to the integrated circuit (IC) in the audio amplifier. In some cases, the damaged IC may allow a constant electrical current flow to the sub-woofer.

A constant electrical current flow may cause the sub-woofer to overheat, increasing the risk of fire.

Approximately, 51,495 vehicles are affected by the recall

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will provide a remedy for the audio system, free of charge. Until the remedy is available, Toyota will mail an interim notice and dealers will disconnect the sub-woofer. Toyota issued an interim notification to owners on February 23, 2015

 


Donald D. said
643 days ago
has there been any progress in the repair solution for the subwoofer?

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