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2018 Toyota Avalon Touring (SE)

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Lane Departure Alert (lda) w/Steering Assist Lane Keeping Assist
  • Lane Departure Alert (lda) w/Steering Assist Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind Spot Sensor
  • Pre-Collision System (pcs) Forward Collision and Rear Collision
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag and Rear Side-Impact Airbag
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Rear Side Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Traction Control
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Stability Control
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Brake Assist
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Child Safety Locks
 
Crash Test Results for the 2018 Toyota Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2018 Toyota Avalon Touring (SE)
2018 TOYOTA AVALON:

Bulletin Number: H0X_Toyota Safet
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Lexus Safety Rec
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: PG004-97-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG004-97-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG006-01-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: PG006-01-Obsolet
Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

Bulletin Number: Safety Recall an
Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Safety Recall an
Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Technician Certi
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Technician Certi
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0009-18
TSB: The purpose of this Service Bulletin is to elevate awareness and provide best practices for leather and synthetic leather care in Toyota vehicles. As an additional resource, if the vehicle is equipped with factory leather seats, the ve

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0009-18
TSB: The purpose of this Service Bulletin is to elevate awareness and provide best practices for leather and synthetic leather care in Toyota vehicles. As an additional resource, if the vehicle is equipped with factory leather seats, the ve

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0009-18
TSB: The purpose of this Service Bulletin is to elevate awareness and provide best practices for leather and synthetic leather care in Toyota vehicles. As an additional resource, if the vehicle is equipped with factory leather seats, the ve

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0039-18
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0044-16_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0057-18
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0043-14. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2017 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0043-14 is obso

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0076-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0076-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0080-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0080-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0128-18
TSB: Some 2014 ? 2017 model year Camry and Camry HV vehicles and 2013 ? 2018 model year Avalon and Avalon HV vehicles may exhibit a squeak noise from the front stabilizer bushings. This condition may be present when traveling over rough roa

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0185-17
TSB: Some 2018 model year vehicles are equipped with a Smart Key system, which allows the customer to enter and start the vehicle without using a mechanical key. To ensure the system is operating properly, the Smart Key functions (Smart En

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0187-12_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE February 12, 2018 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2015 ? 2018 model year vehicles. January 23, 2014 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2013 ? 2014 model year vehicles. Any previous print

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0187-12_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE February 12, 2018 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2015 ? 2018 model year vehicles. January 23, 2014 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2013 ? 2014 model year vehicles. Any previous print

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0188-17
TSB: 2018 model year vehicles are equipped with driver?s side floor mat retaining clips to secure the floor mat in the correct position. In addition, some models may utilize retaining clips for passenger side and rear seat floor mats as we

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0192-17
TSB: During the manufacturing process, tires are mounted on the vehicle as matched sets to help reduce conditions such as pulling or drifting. If the wheels are replaced or refinished before vehicle delivery, it is important the tires rema

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0195-17
TSB: A battery in a stored vehicle is subject to conditions that can reduce its performance and life. These conditions include storage period, temperature, parasitic drain, and battery load. Because of these factors, battery inspection and

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0196-17
TSB: Long-term or off-site storage requires special care to keep vehicles factory fresh and ready for delivery. The following guidelines should be performed to minimize vehicle component/part degradation due to extended vehicle storage con

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0197-17
TSB: Hybrid vehicles are equipped with 2 types of batteries: ? Hybrid Vehicles (HV) battery. ? Auxiliary (12V) battery. If the hybrid vehicle is put into storage, the State-Of-Charge (SOC) of its HV battery and auxiliary battery will gradu

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0197-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE May 08, 2018 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Toyota vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Hybrid vehicles are equipped with two types of batteri

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0197-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE May 22, 2018 Rev2: * The Before Delivery section has been updated. May 08, 2018 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Toyota vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0218-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 20, 2017 Rev1: Applicability has been updated to exclude 2007 ? 2017 model year Avanza vehicles. Some hazardous material treatment and handling regulations at the state and local level define the pre-disposal deplo

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0218-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 20, 2017 Rev1: Applicability has been updated to exclude 2007 ? 2017 model year Avanza vehicles. Some hazardous material treatment and handling regulations at the state and local level define the pre-disposal deplo

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0224-17
TSB: Some 2018 model year Avalon and Avalon HV vehicles have had the short pin removed at the assembly plant and temporarily stored in the engine compartment relay block to minimize battery discharge during transportation and storage. Follo

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0225-17
TSB: 2018 Avalon/Avalon HV Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) Check Sheet

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0226-17
TSB: Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) is a critical step in satisfying our new car customers. Customer feedback indicates the following areas deserve special attention when performing PDS: ? Careful inspection for paint chips/scratches and body d

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0226-17
TSB: Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) is a critical step in satisfying our new car customers. Customer feedback indicates the following areas deserve special attention when performing PDS: ? Careful inspection for paint chips/scratches and body d

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0229-12_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 22, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2014 ? 2018 model year vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. In the event that a Toyota vehicle becomes submerg

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-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-0279-17-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE March 16, 2018 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. ? The entire bulletin has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0279-17-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE March 16, 2018 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. ? The entire bulletin has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0279-17-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE March 16, 2018 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. ? The entire bulletin has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0279-17-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE March 16, 2018 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. ? The entire bulletin has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0279-17-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE March 16, 2018 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. ? The entire bulletin has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0279-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 13, 2018 Rev2: ? The entire bulletin has been updated. March 16, 2018 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2018 model year vehicles. ? The entire bulletin has been updated. Any previous printed ver

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 31, 2018 Rev2: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. January 11, 2018 Rev1: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17_Rev
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, and T-SB-0144-08. Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0313-17
TSB: Some 2015 ? 2018 model year Toyota vehicles may exhibit brake vibration due to improper lug nut torque. Brake vibration can occur at any time if improper torque is applied to lug nuts. Even one lug nut over or under torqued can cause v

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,

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0337-17-Obs
TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE March 21, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0279-17.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: TTT043217
TT: Some Customers may complain about a Hybrid Vehicle Battery cooling system warning message. This warning message may appear when the HV Battery cooling system loses efficiency due to debris on the filter and or some object obstructing

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0432-17_Rev
TT: Rev2 Some Customers may complain about a Hybrid Vehicle Battery cooling system warning message. This warning message may appear when the HV Battery cooling system loses efficiency due to debris on the filter and or some object obstruc

Bulletin Number: TTT043217 Rev1
TT: Some Customers may complain about a Hybrid Vehicle Battery cooling system warning message. This warning message may appear when the HV Battery cooling system loses efficiency due to debris on the filter and or some object obstructing

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0435-17
TT: This bulletin is regarding best practices when handling navigation systems that use Hard Disc Drive or Micro SD Card memory.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0441-17
TT: During previous air conditioning service, leakage prevention agent (A/C stop leak) may have been added to the A/C system. Adding stop leak products to the A/C system is not a recommended or approved Toyota repair process. During A/C s

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17
TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active. The first year of service is provided in the vehicle purchase price. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) wi

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17
TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active. The first year of service is provided in the vehicle purchase price. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) wi

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17
TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active. The first year of service is provided in the vehicle purchase price. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) wi

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17_Rev
TT: Safety Connect is a vehicle option which requires a subscription fee for the system to be active. The trail period of service is provided upon the vehicle purchase. Once the subscription has expired the DCM (Telematics Transceiver) will

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0468-17-Rev
TT: HVAC drain tube is found to be blocked/clogged.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0484-18 Rev
TT: Some customers may experience echoing on the line calling the vehicle when using Bluetooth Hands Free. This is caused by the phone Hands Free volume being too low. These settings may need to be reapplied any time the phone is paired to

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0484-18 Rev
TT: Some customers may experience echoing on the line calling the vehicle when using Bluetooth Hands Free. This is caused by the phone Hands Free volume being too low. These settings may need to be reapplied any time the phone is paired to

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0484-18-Rev
TT: Some customers may experience echoing on the line calling the vehicle when using Bluetooth Hands Free. This is caused by the phone Hands Free volume being too low. These settings may need to be reapplied any time the phone is paired to

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0503-18
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0503-18
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0503-18_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0503-18_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0511-18
TT: 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.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0511-18
TT: 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.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0515-18
TT: When adjusting the Forward Recognition Camera on vehicles with Toyota Safety Sense, it can be difficult to print the repair manual target to the proper size.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0515-18
TT: When adjusting the Forward Recognition Camera on vehicles with Toyota Safety Sense, it can be difficult to print the repair manual target to the proper size.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0515-18
TT: When adjusting the Forward Recognition Camera on vehicles with Toyota Safety Sense, it can be difficult to print the repair manual target to the proper size.

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0520-19
TT: In certain cases of leaking air conditioning systems, the root cause of the leak is inadvertently overlooked, causing a repeat repair. To improve customer satisfaction and repair A/C system leaks in one dealer visit, Toyota has develope

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0537-19
TT: The blind spot monitor (BSM) sensor angle inspection is used to confirm that the BSM sensor is within the specified angle before performing axis beam adjustment. When used in conjunction with the repair manual, these BSM tips leverage S

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0537-19
TT: The blind spot monitor (BSM) sensor angle inspection is used to confirm that the BSM sensor is within the specified angle before performing axis beam adjustment. When used in conjunction with the repair manual, these BSM tips leverage S

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0537-19
TT: The blind spot monitor (BSM) sensor angle inspection is used to confirm that the BSM sensor is within the specified angle before performing axis beam adjustment. When used in conjunction with the repair manual, these BSM tips leverage S

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0537-19
TT: The blind spot monitor (BSM) sensor angle inspection is used to confirm that the BSM sensor is within the specified angle before performing axis beam adjustment. When used in conjunction with the repair manual, these BSM tips leverage S

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0549-19
TT: The new 12V Battery Warranty Testers (DSS-5000 & DCA-8000) require certain information to generate a test result and warranty code. Below is an explanation of what information is required when testing a 12V battery on the new Warranty B

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0553-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0553-19
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


2018 TOYOTA AVALON HYBRID:

Bulletin Number: Lexus Safety Rec
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Safety Recall an
Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Safety Recall an
Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Technician Certi
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Technician Certi
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements.

Bulletin Number: Toyota Safety Re
Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0039-18
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0044-16_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0076-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0076-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0080-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0080-19
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16-Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0134-16_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-SB-0304-17
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0414-16-Rev
TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. ? Various Bluetooth® Audio functions a

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0442-17_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0503-18_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0503-18_Rev
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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0516-18_Rev
TT: 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

Bulletin Number: T-TT-0516-18_Rev
TT: 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

 
Recalls for 2018 Toyota Avalon Touring (SE)
No recalls exist.
 


1997 Oldsmobile Achieva 4dr Sdn SL Series II

  • Reclining contour front bucket seats w/driver-side lumbar support, driver-side 4-way manual adjuster, passenger-side 2-way manual adjuster
  • Color-keyed 3-point front/rear outboard safety belts w/rear center lap belt
  • Front safety belt height adjusters
  • Driver & front passenger air bag inflatable restraint system
  • Rear child-security door locks
  • Warning chimes-inc: seat belts, headlamps-on, key-in-ignition, turn-signal-on
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Oldsmobile Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Oldsmobile Achieva 5413Not
Tested
1997 Oldsmobile Achieva 45Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 33Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 31Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 4413Not
Tested
1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette 4dr Sdn SL Series II
1997 OLDSMOBILE ACHIEVA:

Bulletin Number: 000089008A
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY WANT TO TOW THEIR VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE WITH ALL FOUR TIRES ONT HE GROUND. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING RECREATIONAL (DINGHY) TOWING FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES INCLUDING THE 1996 THROUGH 2000 TOYOTA C

Bulletin Number: 000089008B
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY WANT TO TOW THEIR VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE WITH ALL FOUR TIRES ONT HE GROUND. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING RECREATIONAL (DINGHY) TOWING FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES INCLUDING 1988-2004 CHEVROLET AND GMC LI

Bulletin Number: 000089008E
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY WANT TO TOW THEIR VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE WITH ALL FOUR TIRES ONT HE GROUND. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING RECREATIONAL (DINGHY) TOWING FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES INCLUDING 1988-2004 CHEVROLET AND GMC LI

Bulletin Number: 000524001
INFORMATION REGARDING SNOW INTRUSION INTO REAR DRUM BRAKE ASSEMBLIES. **MR

Bulletin Number: 00966
ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES - JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00966B
ABS FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES - JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601002A
REVISED PISTON PIN REMOVAL / INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010601010A
SUBJECT REGARDING POLYMER SERVICE PISTONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010602012
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON LEAKAGE OF A FEW DROPS OF COOLANT AFTER PARKING THEIR VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010849020
SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER OR IGNITION SWITCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 020601014
SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED LOWER INTAKE MANIFOLD INSTALLATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04152004
VEHICLES MAY SET ANYONE OR A COMBINATION OF FRONT-WHEEL SPEED SENSOR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM CODES AS INTERMITTENT OR HARD FAILURES. GM VOICEMAIL EXPRESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05-06-04-035D
This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

Bulletin Number: 16NA260
THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

Bulletin Number: 3447
4T40E OR 4T45E WILL NOT SHIFT NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4615
ABS PUMP RUNNING WHEN NOT NEEDED. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 549001A
CLN INDICATOR APPEARS ON RADIO DISPLAY AND DOES NOT TURN OFF (RESET CLN INDICATOR WITH THE EJECT BUTTON ON TAPE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 577106A
COLD START RATTLE NOISE (DIAGNOSIS/SERVICE PROCEDURE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 577106A
COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 631109
AIR COMING FROM I/P VENT WHILE IN HEATER MODES OR A DELAY OCCURS WHEN CHANGING TO A NEW MODE SETTING (DIAGNOSE/MODIFY/REPLACE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 676204
COOLANT LOSS, VISIBLE COOLANT LEAKAGE, LOW COOLANT LAMP ON OR COOLANT ODOR CAUSED BY COOLANT LEAKAGE. *TW

Bulletin Number: 676305
DIFFICULT TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION (INSTALL ACCELERATOR CABLE AND CLIP). *TW

Bulletin Number: 676528
INTERMITTENT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0107 MAP SENSOR CIRCUIT LOW VOLTAGE (PCM FLASH CALIBRATION) *TW

Bulletin Number: 676528
INTERMITTENT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0107 MAP SENSOR CIRCUIT LOW VOLTAGE (PCM FLASH CALIBRATION) *TW

Bulletin Number: 677164
INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL OR LOSS OF DRIVE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS OR FROM FOURTH GEAR (REPLACE CONTROL VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY). *TW

Bulletin Number: 733301
SQUAWK NOISE COMING FROM FRONT SUSPENSION OR ENGINE COMPARTMENT AREA (INSTALL ULTRA HIGH MOLECULAR TAPE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 776109
ENGINE STALL AT COLD START, ROUGH IDLE, OIL FILTER EXPANSION, HIGH OIL PRESSURE AND ENGINE MISFIRE DTC'S (REPLACE OIL PUMP WITH IMPROVED PRESS RELIEF VALVE BORE). *TW

Bulletin Number: 831704
CONCERNS OF DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TRUNING YELLOW. *YC

Bulletin Number: 833208
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ABOUT A SQUEAK/ SQUAWK TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE STEERING COLUMN AREA WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL. *YC

Bulletin Number: 876002A
SOME V6 ENGINES MAY, ON A VERY INFREQUENT BASIS, HAVE AN OIL ODOR CONDITION THAT IS GENERALLY ENCOUNTERED AFTER THE ENGINE'S OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED.TYPICALLY THE ODOR LASTS APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILES AFTER THE CHANGE OF OIL AND THEN DOES NOT RE

Bulletin Number: 970501776109
EXHIBITING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, AND P0304 INDICATING ENGINE MISFIRE CONDITIONS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970801676305
SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTIES TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR AN ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 970801735026
COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9709015015A
COMPLAINTS THAT THE ABS INDICATOR LAMP IS "ON". *YC

Bulletin Number: 971101631041
COMMENTS ON INOPERATIVE POWER DOOR LOCKS (FRONT AND/OR REAR DOORS).

Bulletin Number: 971101731616
COMMENTS THAT THE SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR SLEEVE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 971101733209
EXPERIENCING A SQUEAK/SQUAWK NOISE COMING FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE STEERING COLUMN. *YC

Bulletin Number: 971101776304
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS DUE TO FUEL INJECTOR DEPOSITS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98576124A
COMMENTS ON A TICKING TYPE NOISE THAT BEGINS SHORTLY AFTER COLD ENGINE START-UP AND GRADUALLY DIMINISHES AS THE ENGINE WARMS UP. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98731616A
SEAT BELT LATCH SLIDES TO SEAT BELT ANCHOR SLEEVE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98776304A
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98776514A
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A MIL (MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP) LIGHT ILLUMINATED ON THE VEHICLE'S INSTRUMENT PANEL. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98836416
CONDITIONS REGARDING WEAK OR DISCHARGED BATTERY, SLOW STARTING, GEN OR MIL LAMP ON, VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 990604005
SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990604005A
SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON DRIVEABILITY SYMPTONS OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE DUE TO CLOGGED FUEL INJECTORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990730030
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 990730030A
OWNERS OF SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60, 4T60-E OR 4T65-E TRANSAXLES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN STANDING IN PARK ON A HILL OR SLOPE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE PARKING

Bulletin Number: PIC4696A
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIC4696A
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIC4696B
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIC4696C
This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

Bulletin Number: PIP4723B
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

Bulletin Number: PIP4723C
This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

 
Recalls for 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette 4dr Sdn SL Series II
1997 OLDSMOBILE ACHIEVA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V070000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/1996 - 07/31/1997
Potential Units Affected: 1589948
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE FAILS TO START AND THE DRIVER HOLDS THE KEY IN THE "START" POSITION FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD, HIGH CURRENT FLOWS THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH, AND SOMETIMES PRODUCES ENOUGH HEAT TO MELT INTERNAL SWITCH PARTS.
Consequence:
IF THE SWITCH IS DAMAGED, A FIRE COULD OCCUR IN THE STEERING COLUMN, EVEN WITH THE ENGINE OFF AND THE KEY REMOVED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RELAY KIT IN THESE VEHICLES TO PREVENT HIGH CURRENT FROM FLOWING THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 27, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, PONTIAC AT 1-800-762-2737, BUICK AT 1-800-521-7300, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.
1997 OLDSMOBILE ACHIEVA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V059000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 12/01/1996 - 01/30/1997
Potential Units Affected: 3464
Defect Description:
THE PROTECTIVE COVER FOR THE UNDERHOOD FUSE CENTER WAS OMITTED. WITHOUT THIS COVER, THE POSITIVE TERMINAL BOLT ON THE FUSE BLOCK IS EXPOSED AND CAN CONTACT THE INSULATED NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE. IF THE INSULATION ON THE NEGATIVE CABLE BECOMES SUFFICIENTLY WORN, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR BETWEEN THE POSITIVE TERMINAL AND NEGATIVE CABLE RESULTING IN EXTREMELY HIGH CURRENT FLOW.
Consequence:
THIS HIGH CURRENT FLOW CAN CAUSE ARCING AND RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES FOR THE PRESENCE OF THE PROTECTIVE COVER AND, IF NECESSARY, INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER TO THE UNDERHOOD FUSE CENTER.
 






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