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Recall 99V011000

Recall 99V011000

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, February 16, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 16, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
23,441
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V011000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HEADLIGHTS AND TAILLIGHTS MAY NOT AUTOMATICALLY ILLUMINATE IN LOW AMBIENT LIGHT WHEN THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH IS PLACED IN THE "AUTO" POSITION.
Consequence
VEHICLES FOLLOWING BEHIND MAY NOT SEE THE VEHICLE SINCE NO HEADLIGHTS AND TAILLIGHTS WOULD BE ILLUMINATED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MODIFIED BODY ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 16, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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