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Recall 99V125000

Recall 99V125000

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, June 21, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 21, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,737
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V125000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INADEQUATE LUBRICATION OF THE INSIDE OF THE LOWER BALL JOINTS, EXCESSIVE WEAR CAN OCCUR CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE LOWER BALL JOINTS. SEPARATION OF THE LOWER BALL JOINTS FROM THE STEERING KNUCKLE ARMS COULD OCCUR.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER BALL JOINTS.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 21, 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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