Seat belts for non-driver seating positions have a feature for child seats where they will switch to an automatic locking retractor (ALR) when the belt is pulled all the way out. On two of the third row seating positions, the seat belt will switch off this mode unintentionally, which could affect the stability of a child restraint and increase the risk of personal injury.
The gas struts used to help lift the power liftgate may wear out sooner than expected.
The driver and passenger front door glass may come off track and shatter during operation.
For vehicle equipped with certain special accessory 18 inch or 20 inch wheels, the wheel nuts can crack and break if they are not installed carefully or tight enough. This could result in the wheel separating from the vehicle.
For vehicles with certain 5 spoke 18" wheels or 6 dual spoke 20" wheels sold in some southeastern states, the wheel nuts that were installed may not have been installed properly and may crack and break.
On some 4WD trucks, a problem during production could cause the drive shaft to break without warning. If the drive shaft breaks, it could contact the road or the fuel tank, which could result in a loss in vehicle control or a fuel leak.
Toyota and Lexus offer all weather floor mats as an add-on accessory for some models. The driver's side all weather mat could slide up to where the accelerator pedal is and cause it to become stuck.
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.
The front lower ball joint may wear prematurely, causing increased steering effort and possibly noise in the front suspension. If the vehicle is continually driven, the ball joint may separate and cause a loss of vehicle control.