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Recall 14V828000

Loose Accessory Installation

Recall Details

Vehicles with accessories (running boards, etc.) installed by SET are being recalled due to incorrect installation. Fasteners used to attach these accessories were installed with incorrect torque, and may detach resulting in unsafe driving conditions.

Our Quick Take

Vehicle accessories may not have been correctly installed and my detach.

What Should You Do?

Southeast Toyota (SET) will being recalling vehicles beginning February 9, 2015. If you notice loose running boards or other accessories on your vehicle, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. Dealers will inspect and tighten affected fasteners free of charge. Have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call. SET's number for this recall is SET-14B.

Body, Interior & Misc., December 30, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 30, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,924
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V828000
Component
EQUIPMENT
Summary
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Toyota 4Runner, Tacoma, FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, RAV4, Scion FRS, and XB vehicles. The affected vehicles may have accessories installed by SET, such as running boards or other items, that were incorrectly installed. The accessory attaching fasteners were not tightened with the proper torque, possibly causing the accessory to detach from the vehicle.
Consequence
Accessories that detach from a vehicle may result in a vehicle crash and/or personal injury.
Remedy
SET will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the affected bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-954-429-2000. SET's number for this recall is SET-14B.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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