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Recall 15V315000

Tire Inflation Pressure Listed Incorrectly On Tire Placard

Recall Details

The tire placard may list improper cold inflation pressure for certain 20 inch Nitto tires installed on the vehicle. Dealers will install a new tire placard with the proper inflation pressures listed on it free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The tire placard label may list the incorrect cold tire inflation pressure for vehicle equipped with certain Nitto brand 20 inch tires. This could result in improper tire inflation being set, which can cause handling problems and possible tire overloading. Tires could fail, leading to loss of vehicle control.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota notified owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, May 27, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 27, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
144
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V315000
Component
EQUIPMENT , TIRES
Summary
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2015 Toyota Tundra vehicles manufactured March 11, 2015, to April 11, 2015 and equipped with Nitto Terra Grappler G2 275/60R20 116S XL tires. These vehicles have a tire placcard that incorrectly states the recommended cold tire inflation pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less."
Consequence
If the operator inflates the tires according to the information on the tire placard, the tires may be underinflated, increasing the risk of tire failure which could result in a crash.
Remedy
SET will notify owners, and dealers will install a new tire placard with the correct cold tire inflation pressure information, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 14, 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET15C.
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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