Toyota is recalling 1998–2010 Sienna models manufactured or registered in twenty-two Eastern and Midwestern states because of problems with the spare tire carrier and assembly cable due to road salt corrosion. This may cause the spare tire assembly cable to break and the spare tire to separate from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Toyota will notify owners via letter with instructions on how to remedy the problem. For a list of the affected states, call Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
2000 Toyota Sienna Recalls
Toyota Recalls 1998–2010 Siennas Due to Problems with Spare Tire Carrier and Assembly Cable
Body, Interior & Misc.,October 12, 2010
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