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Recall 16V228000

Recall 16V228000

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, April 20, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 20, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
844
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V228000
Component
EQUIPMENT
Summary
Gulf States Toyota, Inc. (Gulf States) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Toyota 4Runner vehicles manufactured September 22, 2014, to March 23, 2016 and equipped with accessories installed by Gulf States. The Load Carrying Capacity Modification Label may not reflect the correct added weight of the installed accessories. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."
Consequence
An incorrect label may result in the vehicle being overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Gulf States will notify owners, and dealers will install an accurate label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 1, 2016. Owners may contact Gulf States customer service at 1-800-444-1074. Gulf States' number for this recall is 16R2.
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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