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Toyota Tacoma Recall 95V195001

Toyota Recalls 1995 Models for Defective Weld on Battery

Electrical & Lights, November 6, 1995

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Summary:

Toyota is recalling 1995 Corolla and Tacoma models for a defective weld inside the positive and/or negative terminal, which may allow the connection inside the terminal to separate. This can result in a no-start condition or the battery could explode. Dealers will replace the defective batteries.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1995

Manufacturer's Report Date: November 6, 1995

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 95V195001

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,882

Summary: THE BATTERY CAN HAVE A DEFECTIVE WELD INSIDE THE POSITIVE AND/OR NEGATIVE TERMINAL ALLOWING THE CONNECTION INSIDE THE TERMINAL TO SEPARATE.

Consequence: THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN A NO-START CONDITION, OR A BATTERY EXPLOSION.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE BATTERIES.

Notes: SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; BATTERY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

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