Incorrect Load Carrying Capacity Label
Suspension & Steering, December 14, 2011
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Our Quick Take:
Gulf States Toyota is recalling 502 vehicles because the load carrying capacity label is incorrect, which could lead to vehicle overloading.
What Should You Do?
Gulf States Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles during February 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.
Gulf States Toyota is recalling 502 vehicles due to an incorrect load capacity label. An incorrect label could lead to vehicle overloading, resulting in tire failure and increasing the risk of a crash. Gulf States will provide a corrected label. Dealers install the correct label upon request.
Manufacturer's Report Date:
December 14, 2011
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GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 TUNDRA VEHICLES THAT HAVE AN INACCURATE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY LABEL. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.
AN INACCURATE LABEL COULD LEAD TO VEHICLE OVERLOADING WHICH COULD RESULT IN TIRE FAILURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
GULF STATES TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND WILL PROVIDE A CORRECTED LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATE TOYOTA AT 1-800-444-1074.
OWNERS MAY 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 .
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration