Have your dealer check to see if your vehicle is part of the recall.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Nearly 3 million Toyota vehicles around the world are being recalled due to a water pump problem and defective steering shaft, according to a press release Toyota issued today. Approximately, 2.77 million vehicles are affected by the combined recalls, including 670,000 in the U.S. They include Prius hybrids manufactured from 2004 to 2009. Approximately 350,000 of these same Prius vehicles are also being recalled to replace the electric water pump for the hybrid system. Car owners can bring their vehicle into a dealership to be inspected and, in some cases, have the steering intermediate extension shaft or the electric water pump replaced, according to Toyota. The repair will take approximately two hours depending on the dealer's work …
The company said a suspension problem could potentially cause crashes.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Toyota said Wednesday they are recalling 778,000 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans, according to a recent press release. The recall is voluntary; it affects the 2006 to 2011 model year RAV4 and 2010 Lexus HS 250h. "Toyota has determined that if the nuts on the rear suspension arm are not tightened following the proper procedure and torque specification during a rear wheel alignment service, excessive play may occur at the threaded portion of the arm, followed by rust formation," according to the press release. "If this were to occur, the threaded portion of the rear suspension arm may wear and cause the arm to separate." Toyota is working on a solution. Once a remedy is available, Toyota will notify owners and the vehicle can be fixed…