NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V389000 Mfg's Report Date : SEP 06, 2005
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 977839
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, IF THE STEERING WHEEL IS REPEATEDLY TURNED UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS WHERE HIGH STEERING EFFORT AND POWER ASSIST ARE REQUIRED, FOR INSTANCE, WHEN FULLY TURNING THE WHEEL WHILE THE VEHICLE IS STOPPED, A FATIGUE CRACK MAY DEVELOP IN THE STEERING RELAY ROD.
IF THE VEHICLE IS CONTINUED TO BE OPERATED IN THIS CONDITION, THE RELAY ROD MAY FRACTURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING RELAY ROD. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING LATE SEPTEMBER 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
TOYOTA / 4 RUNNER 1989-1995
TOYOTA / PICKUP 1989-1995
TOYOTA / T100 1993-1998
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Anyone heard from Toyota about the 4 Runner/Tacoma recall? Thought we was to hear something from them, this month.
Edited by Dandeman (09/08/05 08:18 AM)
Toyota '89 through '98 Steering Relay Rod Recall 4Runner, PIckup, T100
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