TOYOTA WIRING HARNESS RODENT PROBLEM
Does your car have soy based wiring? - How to Prevent Rats
Had it less than 5 days. A rat ate the wiring harness and part of the ignition wiring. You must replace entire wire harness or else Toyota will void warranty Last year I had the rodent problem with my Nissan Versa Note.
13 Investigates: Lawsuit says Toyota vehicles attract
Critics point to the tape as proof that major automakers know their soy-based wiring insulation is prone to rodent damage and problematic for consumers. “It really doesn’t take a genius to figure out that this is a potential problem,” Kabateck said. “[Toyota] doesn’t disclose anywhere that the wiring is soy-based.
Lawsuit: Tasty Toyota wiring attracts ravenous rodents
Honda, which is facing its own rodent-related lawsuit, agreed with Toyota's statement. "The facts that rodents are drawn to chew on wiring in homes, cars or anywhere else significantly predates the introduction of soy-based wiring by several decades," said a Honda spokesperson.
Toyota Tacoma Wiring Problems - carproblemzoo
I recently purchased a 2106 Toyota Tacoma, this vehicle has been owned for about 4 months and has less than 4,000 miles on it. I was alerted of a check engine light and took this to the dealer for repairs. I was told that the wiring harness had been chewed by a rodent and this was very common at this dealership.
Toyota Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Rodents Chewing Car Wiring
His attorney, Brian Kabateck, has filed a class action lawsuit against Toyota, claiming many 2012 to 2016 used soy-based wiring known to be a problem. While rodents have a documented history of damaging vehicle wiring, he says the soy makes the wiring a food source. "It may have started out as a good idea, an eco-friendly idea.
Toyota Soy-Based Wiring Lawsuit Says Rodents Chew Wiring
Toyota owner claims soy-based wiring invites animals to have breakfast, lunch & dinner. December 18, 2016 — A Toyota soy-based wiring lawsuit alleges mice, rats, squirrels and other rodents chew on the soy-based wiring like it's a delicacy, leaving drivers wondering why their vehicles are suffering from all kinds of problems.
Why Rodents are Chewing up Car Wires and What - WHEELS
Why Rodents are Chewing up Car Wires and What You Can Do to Prevent it. “Rodent damage to vehicle wiring occurs across the industry, and the issue is not brand- or model-specific,” wrote Toyota Canada spokesperson Alice Young Jeon in an email. Follow Wheels on.
PROTECT YOUR CAR: Rodents eating wires in newer vehicles
“We’ve got rodent damage where they’re chewing the wires, The driver education car back at the dealership needed an entire wiring harness, at a cost of more than $1,000. WSOC-TV, our sister station in Charlotte, found Toyota owner Ana Rodriguez. Her dealer blamed chipmunks for the $2,300 worth of damage to her car.
Toyota used soy-based wiring in its cars, now rodents are
Toyota used soy-based wiring in its cars, now rodents are literally tearing them apart. Mike Wehner @MikeWehner. despite this allegedly being a known problem, Toyota refused to help pay for Browder’s repairs. What’s particularly funny about this whole situation is that it’s not even the first rodent-chews-wires lawsuit of the year.
Wiring Problems of Toyota 4Runner - carproblemzoo
Bought a used 2016 4runner. Had it 3 weeks and a rodent chewed the wires on the main wiring harness. Toyota (that I have 2 warranties through) does not cover rodent damage even though the material that they use attracts rodents apparently from my research.