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1998 Toyota RAV4 Recalls

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Most Recent 1998 Toyota RAV4 Recall

On September 25, 2000, Toyota recalled 756 Toyota RAV4. Vehicle description: sport utility electric vehicles. if the subject vehicles are repeatedly parked by placing the shift lever into the "p" position without applying the parking brake, the parking lock rod, a component of the transmission parking lock system, could break.
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1998 Toyota RAV4 Recall Details

Summary on September 25, 2000
Vehicle description: sport utility electric vehicles. if the subject vehicles are repeatedly parked by placing the shift lever into the "p" position without applying the parking brake, the parking lock rod, a component of the transmission parking lock system, could break.
Summary on September 25, 2000
Vehicle description: sport utility electric vehicles. the front disc brake rotor, when equipped with steel wheels, can develop stress fractures if the lug nuts are tightened with excessive torque.
Summary on November 3, 1998
Equipment description: aftermarket theft deterrent systems used on 1998-1998 toyota rav4, avalon, and sienna model vehicles distributed by southeast toyota distributors, inc. in the states of alabama, florida, georgia, north and south carolina. the alarm wiring harness plugs into the vehicle's ignition switch and the vehicle's ignition switch wiring harness plugs into the alarm harness to complete the circuit. a percentage of the female terminals used in the alarm connector were found to be defective, causing an "open circuit" condition when mated to the male ignition switch terminals.
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 19, 1998

Electrical components such as the dash warning lights and heating and air conditioning system controls may fail to operate, and the vehicle may not run smoothly and could stall due to a wiring issue with an add on vehicle alarm system.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in October, 1998. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealers below. 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.