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The rear wheels are connected to the transmission by the propeller shaft. The shaft rotates and drives the rear wheels. There is a possibility that the shaft may fracture due to a casting issue with the metal. This could cause a loss of vehicle control.
What Should You Do?
We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the propeller shaft may fracture without warning. 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.
The propeller shaft to the rear wheels could fracture due to a casting issue. This could cause a loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the rear propeller shaft. The Toyota Recall number is 70D. This recall began on August 1, 2007.