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Recall 99V012000

Recall 99V012000

Affected Cars

Brakes, 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
6,503
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V012000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DIFFERENTIAL PROPORTIONAL VALVE

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE OPTIONAL TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM. DUE TO IMPROPER DESIGN OF THE REAR BRAKE TUBE DISTRIBUTION, IF ONE OF THE DUAL BRAKE LINES FAILS WHEN THE DRIVER APPLIES THE BRAKE, THE VEHICLE WILL FEEL UNSTABLE COMPARED TO VEHICLES WITH PROPER REAR BRAKE TUBE DISTRIBUTION.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL MODIFIED BRAKE TUBES.
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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