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Crash Test Data for 2018 Toyota

Toyota Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
2018 Camry 4DR FWD
2018 Camry Hybrid 4DR FWD
2018 C-HR 5HB FWD
2018 Prius c 5HB FWD

 

Service Bulletins for 2018 Toyota

2018 TOYOTA 4RUNNER
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0337-17
TSB: Some customers may complain of the inability to use certain functions of the navigation/infotainment system while the vehicle is in motion. The following software update modifies the system functionality while the vehicle is in motion,
2018 TOYOTA AVALON
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0233-17
TSB: When a maintenance alert occurs, a message displays on the head unit with the "Call Dealer" button. It is important to program the dealer contact information into the head unit to ensure that the customer can schedule service.
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0235-17
TSB: An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune App Suite Connect for Entune 3.0 Audio, Entune 3.0 Audio Plus and Entune 3.0 Premium Audio head units before they are used for the first time on new vehicles. The initializ
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0337-17
TSB: Some customers may complain of the inability to use certain functions of the navigation/infotainment system while the vehicle is in motion. The following software update modifies the system functionality while the vehicle is in motion,
2018 TOYOTA CAMRY
Bulletin Number: H0T_Dealer Email
Dealer Email: In the subject vehicles, the inner portion of the right rear fender arch may have an improper sealer application. In these vehicles, water and salt may enter and cause rust spots, paint blistering, or perforation of the rear
Bulletin Number: H0T_Dealer Lette
Dealer Letter: In the subject vehicles, the inner portion of the right rear fender arch may have an improper sealer application. In these vehicles, water and salt may enter and cause rust spots, paint blistering, or perforation of the rear
Bulletin Number: H0T_Region Email
Region Email: In the subject vehicles, the inner portion of the right rear fender arch may have an improper sealer application. In these vehicles, water and salt may enter and cause rust spots, paint blistering, or perforation of the rear
Bulletin Number: H0T_Region Lette
Region Letter: In the subject vehicles, the inner portion of the right rear fender arch may have an improper sealer application. In these vehicles, water and salt may enter and cause rust spots, paint blistering, or perforation of the rear
Bulletin Number: H0T_Technical In
TI: Technical Instructions for Limited Service Campaign H0T, Rear Wheel Arch Sealer Gap Certain 2018 Camry.
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0203-17_Rev
2018 Pre-Delivery Service Check Sheet
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0204-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 11, 2017 Rev1: The Warranty Information and Before Inspection sections have been updated. Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) is a critical step in satisfying our new car customers. A new PDS Check Sheet has been developed
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0233-17
TSB: When a maintenance alert occurs, a message displays on the head unit with the "Call Dealer" button. It is important to program the dealer contact information into the head unit to ensure that the customer can schedule service.
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0235-17
TSB: An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune App Suite Connect for Entune 3.0 Audio, Entune 3.0 Audio Plus and Entune 3.0 Premium Audio head units before they are used for the first time on new vehicles. The initializ
Bulletin Number: T-TT-0460-17
TT: Some customers may experience a pop-up message while driving that will prompt them that an Entune? update is required. This is NOT the same update that is found in the Software Update TSB.
2018 TOYOTA C-HR
Bulletin Number: H0L_Dealer Daily
Dealer Daily Message: Limited Service Campaign Dealer Letter and Technical Instructions now available on TIS.
Bulletin Number: H0L_Dealer Email
Dealer Email: Momentary activation of the electronic parking brake (EPB) can occur in limited circumstances if the driver moves the shift lever from the drive position into the manual downshift position when a rigid object of a specific siz
Bulletin Number: H0L_Dealer Lette
Dealer Letter: Momentary activation of the electronic parking brake (EPB) can occur in limited circumstances if the driver moves the shift lever from the drive position into the manual downshift position when a rigid object of a specific si
Bulletin Number: H0L_Region Email
Region Email: Momentary activation of the electronic parking brake (EPB) can occur in limited circumstances if the driver moves the shift lever from the drive position into the manual downshift position when a rigid object of a specific siz
Bulletin Number: H0L_Region Lette
Region Letter: Momentary activation of the electronic parking brake (EPB) can occur in limited circumstances if the driver moves the shift lever from the drive position into the manual downshift position when a rigid object of a specific si
Bulletin Number: H0L_Technical In
Technical Instructions: Technical Instructions for Limited Service Campaign H0L, parking Brake Cover Installation, Certain 2018 C-HR.
Bulletin Number: H0N_Dealer Daily
Dealer Letter: Limited Service Campaign H0N Dealer Letter and Technical Instructions now available on TIS.
Bulletin Number: H0N_Dealer Email
Dealer Email: In our continuing efforts to ensure the best in customer satisfaction, Toyota is launching a Limited Service Campaign (LSC) on certain 2018 model year C-HR XLE Premium vehicles. Certain C-HR XLE Premium vehicles did not have a
Bulletin Number: H0N_Dealer Lette
Dealer Letter: Certain C-HR XLE Premium vehicles did not have a rear bumper garnish installed prior to delivery of the vehicle to the dealer. The rear bumper garnish is a factory trim panel accessory installed on the rear bumper to enhance
Bulletin Number: H0N_Region Email
Region Email: In our continuing efforts to ensure the best in customer satisfaction, Toyota is launching a Limited Service Campaign (LSC) on certain 2018 model year C-HR XLE Premium vehicles. Certain C-HR XLE Premium vehicles did not have a
Bulletin Number: H0N_Region Lette
Region Letter: Certain C-HR XLE Premium vehicles did not have a rear bumper garnish installed prior to delivery of the vehicle to the dealer. The rear bumper garnish is a factory trim panel accessory installed on the rear bumper to enhance
Bulletin Number: H0N_Technical In
Technical Instructions: Technical Instructions for Limited Service Campaign H0N, Rear Bumper Garnish Installation Certain 2018 C-HR.
Bulletin Number: New Dealer Lette
Our records indicate there may be several 2017 Toyota C-HR?s in your inventory that may have incorrect AALA (American Automobile Labeling Act) Labels (VIN list Attached). Please inspect these 2017 C-HR vehicles for incorrect label content
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0299-17
TSB: Some 2018 model year C-HR vehicles may exhibit a condition where the HVAC blower motor will continue to operate when the ignition is turned OFF and the blower motor switch is in any ON position. Other symptoms of this condition can inc
2018 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0337-17
TSB: Some customers may complain of the inability to use certain functions of the navigation/infotainment system while the vehicle is in motion. The following software update modifies the system functionality while the vehicle is in motion,
2018 TOYOTA PRIUS C
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0238-17
2018 Pre-Delivery Service Check Sheet
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0239-17
TSB: Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) is a critical step in satisfying your dealership's new car customers. A new PDS Check Sheet has been developed for the 2018 model year Prius C. Some check points have been added, expanded, or clarified.
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0306-17
TSB: 2018 Tacoma Pre-Delivery Service Check Sheet
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0307-17
TSB: Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) is a critical step in satisfying your dealership?s new car customers. Customer feedback indicates the following areas deserve special attention when performing PDS: ? Careful inspection for paint chips/scratc
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0337-17
TSB: Some customers may complain of the inability to use certain functions of the navigation/infotainment system while the vehicle is in motion. The following software update modifies the system functionality while the vehicle is in motion,
2018 TOYOTA PRIUS PRIME
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0236-17
TSB: Some 2017 ? 2018 model year Prius Prime vehicles equipped with Entune? Premium Audio (R10A5430) or earlier may exhibit one or more of the following conditions: G607 No iPod connection when connecting via USB ? Intermittent rebooting wh
2018 TOYOTA SEQUOIA
Bulletin Number: SET-TSB-17-003
REVISION- Southeast Toyota Accessory Center Console lock box procedure to identify and order key if lost. Reviside to include Additional Models and Years.
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0337-17
TSB: Some customers may complain of the inability to use certain functions of the navigation/infotainment system while the vehicle is in motion. The following software update modifies the system functionality while the vehicle is in motion,
2018 TOYOTA SIENNA
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0233-17
TSB: When a maintenance alert occurs, a message displays on the head unit with the "Call Dealer" button. It is important to program the dealer contact information into the head unit to ensure that the customer can schedule service.
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0235-17
TSB: An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune App Suite Connect for Entune 3.0 Audio, Entune 3.0 Audio Plus and Entune 3.0 Premium Audio head units before they are used for the first time on new vehicles. The initializ
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0337-17
TSB: Some customers may complain of the inability to use certain functions of the navigation/infotainment system while the vehicle is in motion. The following software update modifies the system functionality while the vehicle is in motion,
2018 TOYOTA TUNDRA
Bulletin Number: T-SB-0337-17
TSB: Some customers may complain of the inability to use certain functions of the navigation/infotainment system while the vehicle is in motion. The following software update modifies the system functionality while the vehicle is in motion,

 

Recalls for 2018 Toyota

2018 TOYOTA 4RUNNER
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Manufacture Dates:07/11/2017 - 10/06/2017
Potential Units Affected:649

Defect Description:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Toyota 4Runner and Tundra, 2018 Toyota Highlander, RAV4 and Lexus GX460 and 2017 Toyota Sienna and Tacoma vehicles. These vehicles may have incorrect load carrying capacity modification labels. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

An incorrect load information label can result in the operator overloading the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Toyota will notify owners and provide them with corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began on January 23, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's numbers for this recall are H0Z for Toyota vehicles, and HLF for Lexus vehicles.
2018 TOYOTA 4RUNNER
NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
Manufacturer:Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC
Manufacture Dates:12/05/2014 - 10/26/2017
Potential Units Affected:431

Defect Description:

Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Toyota 4Runner vehicles equipped with an accessory Billet Grille Overlay installed by SET or provided by SET and installed by SET dealers. The U-nut that secures the overlay grille may fracture, allowing the Billet Grille Overlay to detach from the vehicle.

Consequence:

If the Billet Grille Overlay detaches while driving, it can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

SET will notify owners, and dealers will replace the securing U-nuts with upgraded hardware, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 26, 2018. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET17C.
2018 TOYOTA C-HR
NHTSA Campaign ID:PARKING BRAKE
Manufacturer:Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Manufacture Dates:02/02/2017 - 10/17/2017
Potential Units Affected:28584

Defect Description:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota CH-R vehicles. The electronic parking brake (EPB) may not operate properly, possibly causing the parking brake not to disengage after it is applied or prevent it from being applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard FMVSS number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Consequence:

If the EPB cannot be applied, there is an increased risk of a vehicle rollaway if the vehicle is parked on a hill without being placed into "Park."

Action:

Toyota has notified owners, and dealers will update the programming of the skid control ECU as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on November 30, 2017. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0W.
2018 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Manufacture Dates:10/24/2017 - 10/26/2017
Potential Units Affected:649

Defect Description:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Toyota 4Runner and Tundra, 2018 Toyota Highlander, RAV4 and Lexus GX460 and 2017 Toyota Sienna and Tacoma vehicles. These vehicles may have incorrect load carrying capacity modification labels. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

An incorrect load information label can result in the operator overloading the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Toyota will notify owners and provide them with corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began on January 23, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's numbers for this recall are H0Z for Toyota vehicles, and HLF for Lexus vehicles.
2018 TOYOTA RAV4
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Manufacture Dates:09/11/2017 - 09/15/2017
Potential Units Affected:649

Defect Description:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Toyota 4Runner and Tundra, 2018 Toyota Highlander, RAV4 and Lexus GX460 and 2017 Toyota Sienna and Tacoma vehicles. These vehicles may have incorrect load carrying capacity modification labels. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

An incorrect load information label can result in the operator overloading the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Toyota will notify owners and provide them with corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began on January 23, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's numbers for this recall are H0Z for Toyota vehicles, and HLF for Lexus vehicles.
2018 TOYOTA TUNDRA
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Manufacture Dates:07/11/2017 - 11/04/2017
Potential Units Affected:649

Defect Description:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Toyota 4Runner and Tundra, 2018 Toyota Highlander, RAV4 and Lexus GX460 and 2017 Toyota Sienna and Tacoma vehicles. These vehicles may have incorrect load carrying capacity modification labels. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

An incorrect load information label can result in the operator overloading the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Toyota will notify owners and provide them with corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began on January 23, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's numbers for this recall are H0Z for Toyota vehicles, and HLF for Lexus vehicles.