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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2016

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements in the front seats may short circuit if they are damaged by the seat cushion being compressed over time. This could result in a fire hazard.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 19, 2014

The seat heater may not work because of a damaged heating element.

Southest Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 24, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 4, 2014

The information printed on a sticker located on the vehicle that states the proper spare tire size and inflation pressure may be incorrect. This could allow for improper tire inflation and lead to spare tire failure if utilized.

Toyota began mailing replacement labels to customers or dealerships in Septemer 2014. If you receive a label, you may install it yourself, or seek the assistance of your dealer. If you have not received a label and want to see if your vehicle is affected, you can contact your dealer. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 25, 2013

The bumper mounted auxiliary driving lights, in combination with the high beam head lights are brighter that government regulations allow.

Toyota will notifying owners of affected FJ vehicles beginning late May 2013. If you are not notified and feel you should have been, please contact your local dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 15, 2013

In the event of a crash, the driver and/or front passenger seat belt retractor could come loose from its mounting, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Owners of affected vehicles will be notified by Toyota after a notification timeline has been developed. If you don't receive recall notification and you feel you should have, please contact your Toyota dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 17, 2012

The design of a Toyota Racing Development (TRD) high performance brake kit could cause a brake fluid leak from one of the front wheel brake lines. This can cause loss of braking function.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota notified owners of affected vehicles in 2012. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 4, 2011

Due to a calibration error, the low tire warning light may not illuminate if the tire pressure is not within specification. Improperly inflated tires may fail while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; tire pressures may become low without warning. Please visually check your tires each day until you have this recall completed. In the mean time, contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010

The load carrying capacity modification label may be missing.

This could be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if your vehicle is subject to carrying heavy loads. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 18, 2009

All vehicles require certain informational labels. One of these required labels indicates the load carrying capacity of the vehicle, tires, and rims. This information is important to be noted so that the vehicle does not get overloaded with weight and become unsafe to drive.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.