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Recall 16V367000

Front Strut Rod Separates

Recall Details

The front strut mounting bearings may become damaged when the vehicle is subject to large bumps and impacts. Dealers will replace the strut mounting bearings and as necessary replace the strut and front suspension support sub-assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The front strut mounting bearings in the front suspension may be damaged when impacting large bumps in the road. This can cause loss of vehicle control.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do 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 26, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 26, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,106
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V367000
Component
SUSPENSION
Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2015 Yaris vehicles manufactured January 13, 2015, to February 27, 2015. The front strut mounting bearings can be damaged when a high load is applied to the strut, such as driving over a large bump.
Consequence
A damaged strut mounting bearing may cause the strut rod to separate, causing a loss of vehicle stability and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the strut mounting bearings and, as necessary, replace the strut and front suspension support sub-assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 24, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is G0S.
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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