The Left Foot Rest Pedal May Fall Off on Toyota FJ Cruiser

The left foot rest pedal may become loose or fall off completely. Replacement of the pedal may be required if this occurs.

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Average mileage: 63,462 (10,000–145,000)
5 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, more2011
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2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser 33,000 mi,
I can't believe Toyota is not addressing thru a recall. This huge safety problem is being reported all over the web!!
Left fot rest pedal fell off while driving, very scary as it almost became lodged under brake pedal. Recall???
Drivers side foot rest fell off and went under brake pedal creating a very hazardous situation.
2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 45,000 mi,
I had the same thing happen. I called toyota direct put in a complaint and recieve a complaint number. If enough people call and report it they will do a recall. And if you have the foor rest replaced and have a claim number with a repair slip they will reimburse you if the recall happens. Even if its a year or two. Its worth calling. If they dont know they cant help you.
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 53,000 mi,
Left foot pedal rest came off. Clips broke. Purchased new one but not sure how to install it.
2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 96,000 mi,
The plastic pegs on the back of the footrest pedal break off and then the pedal is just held in by gravity, and can slide under the other pedals causing an accident.
2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser 61,000 mi,
Same problem. Cheap plastic part broke when bracing my foot on pedal to get keys out of my pocket. WTH!!!
2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser 25,000 mi,
Foot rest fell off at 25,000 miles. Toyota replaced it and it fell off again at 36,000 miles. Toyota will not replace because after warrenty!
2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 35,000 mi,
Left foot pedal broke off. Plastic clips broke after 30k miles.
2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 92,000 mi,
foot pedal rest is loose
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 60,000 mi,
Foot rest tore off
2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser 86,000 mi,
Left footrest fell off but not sure if I will replace it due to it falling off again and causing a safety issue
2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser 72,000 mi,
I also pushed my foot down to get keys out of my pocket and the foot rest broke off.
2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 68,000 mi,
The left foot rest broke of and lodged under the brake pedal. I was able to kick it out with out a problem. I'm not sure I want to replace it...
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 60,000 mi,
Left footrest broke off. All clips that are supposed to hold it in place broke.
2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 143,000 mi,
Replaced foot rest twice already. It just breaks off, and both times while driving... So dangerous!
2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser 100,000 mi,
I am having this same problem. The foot rest started moving around. When I inspected, discovered the piece on the back of the foot rest was cracked. I will remove until replaced after hearing that it can become lodged under the break petal. Very dangerous! This foot rest should be made of a better material than plastic!
2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser 48,000 mi,
The stems on the foot rest broke off, allowing the foot rest to move and shift. I had to buy a replacement as it potentially could have gotten lodged under brake or gas pedal, possibly causing an accident.
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 101,000 mi,
Clips holding left foot rest in place broke. Tried to glue and replace but fell off again. When driving the piece can slide under the brake pedal. Extremely dangerous. Reporting to Toyota in hopes that enough reports will generate a recall. Please do the same!!