Available Only in Southeast Region. After reaching 100,000 mile on my vehicle, it began to use 1 quart of oil every 1,200-1,500 miles. In Sept changed oil and was told oil was low. Today had car inspected only 1500 miles into oil change and my engine light was on I was told the dip stick was clean. In the years past I have worked on cars and have spoken to many mechanics and they say this is not normal. Producing 166 horsepower and 165 pound-feet of torque, it is largely unobtrusive and smooth but is unfortunately only available with a four-speed automatic that somewhat hampers its performance. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
The vehicle was scheduled for an oil consumption test. Available Only in Gulf States. Got off at closest off ramp and fortunately made it to Firestone. This is also concerning as the car is usually way under the need for an oil change. A qualified technician should perform this operation. The car experts at TheCarConnection. The service department took the engine apart and said a valve spring broke which caused the valve to drop down and make contact with the 4 piston, breaking it completely apart.
I do not believe the oil consumption issue manifested itself in that amount of time between dealer visits. Failure of the rear tie rod will cause an abrupt change in the vehicle's alignment. I got a letter from Toyota stating that they will fix the excessive oil consumption issues under extended warranty maintenance. Toyota's number for this recall is C0M. I feel that this problem warrants a recall, due to the extent of the problem in terms of vehicles affected and the potential severity of engine problems. October of 2013 immediately after purchasing 3. Available Only in Southeast Region.
My question is if Toyota manufactured a defective engine that loses oil most likely burning it then why is this a timed event? Fram Tough Guard Oil Filter provides superior protection for tough driving conditions, stop and go traffic, heat and cold, dirty dusty roads, or towing heavy loads. The dealer informed the consumer, there was some rust in the drum area that probably caused the noise. How can an engine with 75000 miles on it lose that much oil? There is a known problem with the piston assembly that is causing this, however, Toyota refuses to remedy the problem if the vehicle is out of warranty. All of the rear tie rods will then be encased in an epoxy to prevent future environmental damage. The contact stated the vehicle was burning oil to empty every three thousand miles. Toyota said that they would fix it under the power train warranty if it's within 5 years or 60,000 miles, which mine is over the miles with 70,000+. Drove home that night - no sounds.
Remedy Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tie rods and replace any that have rust or corrosion on the alignment adjustment threads. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer for a oil consumption test. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. The more powerful V-6 has a completely different personality. The failure mileage was 74,000. So, they reset the monitor, added oil to the car and I will ensure that I come back at 1200 miles to find out the status.
Those vehicles need to have both arms replaced as part of this recall remedy. The car begin to burn oil at around 60K miles. After all the luck I had with owning five older toyotas, I will never buy a nother one! Seems the engine is burning oil. However, Toyota has issued a technical service bulletin T-sb-0094-11 which acknowledges a consumption issue on my model as well as several others. I forgot and only remembered when I started to see the oil light blink on again when I came to a stop.
I have read online message boards of other Toyota owners with the exact same issue. Available Only in Gulf States. I took it in for the oil consumption test in February 2016. General Motors sent notices to the Pontiac Vibe owners on September 15, 2014, that a remedy is available. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. It is now over 150,000 miles in and October 2016 Toyota change their policy of unlimited miles and unlimited age to either 10 years from first date of service or hundred thousand miles. The manufacturer was notified of the failure.
It is not leaking oil, it is burning it. Of note, opting for four-wheel drive with the V-6 diminishes mileage by a mere 1 mpg, and only on the highway cycle. The waiter at the Star Caf, just north of L. The engine would not turn over though the battery finally turned on. Available Only in Southeast Region.