Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 Avalon are official communications between Toyota & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #T-TT-0596-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171411

      TT: Creaking noise during turns (or turning steering wheel) coming from front strut area. 1) Vehicles under 5,000 miles 2) Refer to the attached video as an example of the noise Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0578-19

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168537

      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. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #T-TT-0596-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171411

      TT: Creaking noise during turns (or turning steering wheel) coming from front strut area. 1) Vehicles under 5,000 miles 2) Refer to the attached video as an example of the noise Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #T-SB-0009-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173805

      TSB: Long-term or off-site storage requires special care to keep vehicles factory fresh and ready for delivery. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #T-SB-0017-20

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172860

      TSB: Some 2019 ? 2020 model year Avalon vehicles may exhibit a Parking Brake Malfunction or Cruise Control Malfunction warning message on the MID (multi-information display) with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) C13B0 (Electric Parking Brake ... Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #19TC06 - Region

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171704

      Region Email: The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. As a result, this software does not match the version intended to be used on production vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - Dealer

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171705

      Dealer Email: The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. As a result, this software does not match the version intended to be used on production vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - Region

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171706

      Region Letter: Due to inappropriate ECU programming, fuel consumption may not conform with the certification value. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - FAQ - A

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171709

      Frequently Asked Questions: Certain 2020 Model Year Toyota Avalon, and Camry with 2GR-FKS Engine ECU Reprogram. The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - TI - Ca

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171703

      Technical Instructions: TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN 19TC06 ENGINE ECU REPROGRAM CERTAIN 2020 CAMRY 2020 AVALON Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0090-19-Rev

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166367

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE September 9, 2019 Rev1: G153 The Before Inspection, Walkaround Inspection, and Under Vehicle (On Hoist) section has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-16-Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164330

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0552-19

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162761

      TT: When repairing a 1234YF HVAC system on a gas powered (Non-Hybrid) Toyota and the addition of compressor oil is required to complete the repairs, the various 1234YF compressor oils (ND-12, PS-D1, or VC100YF) are available through the ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #T-TT-0521-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153246

      TT: The current engine active test ?Control the Injection Mode? is not operating as desired when controlling the direct injectors manually on 2GR-FKS engines. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #T-SB-0016-20

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172859

      TSB: Some 2018 ? 2020 model year North American Produced (NAP) Camry, 2018 ? 2019 model year Japan produced Camry, 2018 ? 2020 model year Camry hybrid, 2019 ? 2020 model year Avalon, and 2019 ? 2020 model year Avalon hybrid vehicles may ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #T-TT-0580-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171406

      TT: Currently under investigation. Please contact TAS if you have a vehicle that exhibits a leak from the Transmission Side Cover with no signs of damage or other conditions unrelated to regardless of miles or months in service. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - Region

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171704

      Region Email: The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. As a result, this software does not match the version intended to be used on production vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - Dealer

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171705

      Dealer Email: The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. As a result, this software does not match the version intended to be used on production vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - Dealer

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171707

      Dealer Package: The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. As a result, this software does not match the version intended to be used on production vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - Dealer

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171708

      Dealer Package: The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. As a result, this software does not match the version intended to be used on production vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - FAQ - A

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171709

      Frequently Asked Questions: Certain 2020 Model Year Toyota Avalon, and Camry with 2GR-FKS Engine ECU Reprogram. The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0580-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169406

      TT: Some 2018-2020 model year UA80/UB80 transmission equipped models may experience a leak from the Transmission Side Cover. This issue is currently under investigation. Vehicles are being sought regardless of months in service or mileage. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-16-Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164330

      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. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #T-SB-0009-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173805

      TSB: Long-term or off-site storage requires special care to keep vehicles factory fresh and ready for delivery. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0090-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173743

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0008-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173740

      TSB: An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune? 3.0 App Suite Connect for Audio, Audio Plus, and Premium Audio head units before they are used for the first time on new vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0006-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JAN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171448

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE January 15, 2020 Rev2: ? The entire bulletin has been updated. February 11, 2019 Rev1: ? The Introduction and Every Two Months sections have been updated. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - Dealer

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171444

      Dealer Package: 01/14/2020 Instructions included for Op Code usage when no software update is necessary. The engine ECU in the involved vehicles includes certain erroneous transmission related calibration values. Read More »

    • TSB #19TC06 - Region

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171706

      Region Letter: Due to inappropriate ECU programming, fuel consumption may not conform with the certification value. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0090-19-Rev

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166367

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE September 9, 2019 Rev1: G153 The Before Inspection, Walkaround Inspection, and Under Vehicle (On Hoist) section has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0553-19

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164352

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0134-16-Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164330

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0549-19

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162773

      TT: The new 12V Battery Warranty Testers (DSS-5000 & DCA-8000) require certain information to generate a test result and warranty code. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0064-18_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162754

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE June 17, 2019 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 ? 2020 model year Corolla Hatchback, RAV4, and RAV4 Hybrid and 2020 model year Corolla and Corolla Hybrid vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0007-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153268

      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. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #T-TT-0537-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174896

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0537-19

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159725

      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. Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #T-TT-0442-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169334

      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. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #T-SB-0073-19

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162757

      TSB: TMNA Accessory Sales and Marketing has developed a Toyota paint protection film (PPF) decal (treated with a specially developed light adhesive) for 2019 ? 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. The decal comes in two sizes (2.8 in. x 8 in. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #T-SB-0002-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153259

      TSB: During the manufacturing process, tires are mounted on the vehicle as matched sets to help reduce conditions such as pulling or drifting. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #T-TT-0537-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174896

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0537-19

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159725

      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. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #T-TT-0596-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171411

      TT: Creaking noise during turns (or turning steering wheel) coming from front strut area. 1) Vehicles under 5,000 miles 2) Refer to the attached video as an example of the noise Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #T-TT-0606-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174921

      TT: Due to the challenges caused by the COVID-19 virus threat, some dealers are experiencing reduced traffic into their stores and causing dealer stock to age. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0032-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174890

      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, PG006-01, PG004-97, T-SB-0144-08, and T-SB-0304-17. Read More »

    • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173972

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #Toyota Safety Re

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173966

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0009-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173805

      TSB: Long-term or off-site storage requires special care to keep vehicles factory fresh and ready for delivery. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0008-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173740

      TSB: An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune? 3.0 App Suite Connect for Audio, Audio Plus, and Premium Audio head units before they are used for the first time on new vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #Safety Recall an

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172852

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0008-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172836

      An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune? 3.0 App Suite Connect for Audio, Audio Plus, and Premium Audio head units before they are used for the first time on new vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0008-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171405

      TSB: Vehicles may display evidence of a fluid leak or fluid seep from powertrain components. This bulletin explains how to determine the differences between a fluid leak versus a fluid seep. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0007-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171404

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE January 24, 2020 Rev1: ? The entire bulletin has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0520-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171457

      TT: In certain cases of leaking air conditioning systems, the root cause of the leak is inadvertently overlooked, causing a repeat repair. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0009-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171453

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE January 22, 2020 Rev1: ? The Battery subsection has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0594-20

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171701

      TT: Some vehicles equipped with Dynamic Navigation may experience a pop-up message notifying them that their map update service will end soon. The date that is shown could be more than one year in the future. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0047-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170184

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE December 13, 2019 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include several 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. ? The Required Tools & Equipment section has been updated. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0090-19-Rev

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166367

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE September 9, 2019 Rev1: G153 The Before Inspection, Walkaround Inspection, and Under Vehicle (On Hoist) section has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0553-19

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164352

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0552-19

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162761

      TT: When repairing a 1234YF HVAC system on a gas powered (Non-Hybrid) Toyota and the addition of compressor oil is required to complete the repairs, the various 1234YF compressor oils (ND-12, PS-D1, or VC100YF) are available through the ... Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0073-19

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162757

      TSB: TMNA Accessory Sales and Marketing has developed a Toyota paint protection film (PPF) decal (treated with a specially developed light adhesive) for 2019 ? 2020 model year Toyota vehicles. The decal comes in two sizes (2.8 in. x 8 in. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0064-18_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162754

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE June 17, 2019 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 ? 2020 model year Corolla Hatchback, RAV4, and RAV4 Hybrid and 2020 model year Corolla and Corolla Hybrid vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-0009-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153270

      TSB: Long-term or off-site storage requires special care to keep vehicles factory fresh and ready for delivery. Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0008-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153269

      TSB: An initialization procedure is required to activate the Entune? 3.0 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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #T-TT-0594-20_Rev

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172854

      TT: Some vehicles equipped with Dynamic Navigation may experience a pop-up message notifying them that their map update service will end soon. The date that is shown could be more than one year in the future. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #T-SB-0090-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173743

      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 ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #T-SB-0090-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173743

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #T-SB-0090-19

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164867

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0537-19

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159725

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #T-SB-0158-18-Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164337

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 03, 2019 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2020 model year Supra vehicles. ? The Hook and Loop Style section has been added. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    • TSB #T-TT-0537-19

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159725

      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. Read More »