- Presolahhh wrote:
- Alright, long story here.
I bought a brand new 2015 tC in September 2015.
I have had nothing but problems ever since!
Before it even hit 10,000 Miles, the transmission had to be replaced. Thank god I bought new so it was covered under warranty.
I’ve had belts fray and have to be replaced way before they should need to be.
The fuel pump had to be replaced before it hit 40,000 Miles. Thank god I purchased separate warranties because after 36,000 it wouldn’t have been covered.
I don’t feel safe driving this car out of town because the last time I did, my trans went out.
Something is constantly going wrong with the car, I’m in the dealership every couple months on top of when I take it in for oil changes.
What are my options here?! I’ve contacted the dealership, I was given an estimate on trading it in. They offered me $8500 and I still owe $10500. I have a case open with Toyota themselves. They’re researching to see my rights and all that. I put this damn thing on Craigslist but i don’t wanna sell a piece of sh** to some kid around here.
Anyone else have issues with their tC?
I’ve researched the lemon law and it’s basically if the problems are unrepairabke. Well what if it’s everything going wrong?!
My first thought was bad luck.. but this sounds more like incompetent work from that dealer's mechanics.. Could be sabotage. Personally I had a car that the dealer's mechanics wanted so they did sabotage my car. I could see where there had damaged things trying to make me give up the car. Lots of crazy people out there. I remember another car was always having one problem after another, until it was taken to another shop and they fixed everything never had another problem.. Since staying away from that shop who was trying to get a perpetual customer.
Why not try another dealer or shop? Maybe look up reviews or talk to people you know.
Who knows what Toyota will find, because I can bet that Toyota didn't get the drivebelt back to examine it.. they most likely did get the transmission back. The fuel pump can be destroyed if it's run low on fuel. That's any car.
so my opionion.. take the car somewhere else, (if you can't do your own oil changes) and watch the problems magically stop. Not to sing Toyota praises but the reality is, the tc2 (2nd generation) didn't have that much wrong with it. Truedelta.com I believe it is, that guy compiles real data from members to plot reliability, maybe join for free and check out what others have been seeing with the repairs of your 15 tC. Like areas that were trouble areas.
but again.. another shop I'm thinking is your cure.