300 Series intercoolers are vulnerable (1 Viewer)

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Many reviews before anyone driving a 300 thought the intercoolers would be vulnerable.

I split the left-hand one in this plunge. There was a bit of a bump but nothing too horrible - potentially the water rushing up underneath caused the damage. I have hit Toyota up as a warranty issue - we'll see how that goes.

The intercoolers are only available in Japan at the moment - so 3 to 8 weeks. We have rerouted the system so she is running on just one till it's repaired (Toyota didn't think of this).

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In the mean time. Here is drawings indicating where she split.
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This is a diesel engine-only issue. The gas engine intercooler is on top of the engine.

EDIT: I was incorrect. The gas engines also have them.


Odd they didn't run across this in field testing.
 
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Yikes, that's not good and unpleasantly surprising.
 
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