Last post on Feb 26, 2012 at 6:36 PM
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#7 of 16 Re: 2010 Totota Avalon Laser Crusie Control [mattrat]
Mar 11, 2010 (11:38 am)
Wondering how/if your problem was resolved.
Question to you and others:
In CA all the LTD models come with laser cruise (whether you want it or not)...it doesn't seem to be an option.
Do you think it is worth it?
Does this option allow you the choice to turn it off...and have it function like a traditional cruise control?
#8 of 16 2010 Toyota Avalon Laser Cruise Control
Mar 11, 2010 (7:04 pm)
The dealer said that the laser cruise control works as designed and only can be changed in 5 mph increments. For example, if you set the cruise at 67 mph, the laser will keep the distance between you and the car in front of you up to 3 distances (long, medium, and short) at no more than 67 mph. If you move the control up, it goes to 70 mph, down to 65 mph. 67 mph will not be seen again. Medium seems to be the best choice. I think it is awesome (wives do not like any cruise control). You can change it to a traditional cruise control by simply pushing the control forward. Then the 1 mph is the changes for each push. After each turn off the power of the cruise control, it defaults back to the laser. The laser control will slow down to whatever the traffic is going and even hit the brakes slowly (brake lights come on), and then speed up after the road clears up. I love it. Do not know how much it costs since it is came with the car and I believe is standard on the Avalon Limited (not the XLE).
#9 of 16 2007 Avalon Laser Cruise Problem
Apr 25, 2010 (5:48 pm)
I have a 2007 Avalon equipped with laser cruise. Recently, the laser system will not recognize cars in front of us. Also, the system will alarm and activate the brakes with nothing in front of us. I took the car to my Toyota dealer and was told that the lens needed cleaning and should work fine now. WRONG!!! The cruise is doing the same thing. Now the dealership says that there is a problem with the laser cruise systems and Toyota is discontinuing them. Is anyone else having the same problems? Any suggestions? Thanks.
May 07, 2010 (11:18 am)
I can't believe Toyota doesn't have the laser cruise control on the '11 Avalon. Guess I'll keep my '06. I wouldn't give up my laser cruise for anything!
#11 of 16 Re: 2007 Avalon Laser Cruise Problem [bamaduffer]
Sep 09, 2011 (3:24 am)
I am having the same problem with my 2009 Limited, and have not gone to a Toyota dealer yet. Am hoping that someone can advise how to fix this without it costing an arm and a leg. Thanks!
#12 of 16 Re: Laser Cruise [06indigoavalon]
Feb 26, 2012 (9:14 am)
I have an 08 Avy with laser cruise. I was considering a new 11 or 12 Avy but no laser cruise is a deal killer.
#13 of 16 2011 and 12 laser cruise?
Feb 26, 2012 (6:36 pm)
#14 of 16 2011 and 12 laser cruise?
Feb 26, 2012 (9:19 am)
Will someone positively confirm that starting in 2011 Toyota dropped the laser cruise on the Avalon? Or not.
I'd like to replace my 08ltd but no laser cruise is a deal killer.
#15 of 16 Re: 2011 and 12 laser cruise? [mikes.]
Feb 26, 2012 (2:09 pm)
That is correct. It is no longer an option.
Feb 26, 2012 (6:36 pm)