Improperly Torqued Roof Rails Fastener – 2017 Toyota Highlander

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V520
Manufacturer Gulf States Toyota, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,121

 

Improperly Torqued Roof Rails Fastener

The roof rails may loosen and possibly detach from the vehicle, becoming a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Gulf States Toyota, Inc. (GST) is recalling certain 2017 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid vehicles equipped with accessory roof rail cross bars.

The fasteners for the roof rails may not be torqued properly.

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SAFETY RECALL H0M – FRONT DRIVE SHAFT REPLACEMENT – 2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid & Avalon Hybrid

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V462
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 671

 

Front Drive Shaft may Separate

A front driveshaft separation would result in a loss of propulsion while driving, and if the driver exits the vehicle without applying the parking brake, the vehicle may roll. Both scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016 Camry Hybrid and Avalon Hybrid vehicles.

The front drive shaft may separate.

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SET17B – Accessory Hood Scoop may Detach – 2011-2016 Toyota Tacoma & 4Runner

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V425
Manufacturer Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC
Components STRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,547

 

Accessory Hood Scoop may Detach

If the hood scoop detaches, it may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2011-2016 Toyota Tacoma and 4Runner vehicles equipped with accessory hood scoops installed by SET or SET dealers.

The adhesive attaching the hood scoop may weaken, allowing the hood scoop to detach from the vehicle.

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Safety Recall H0K – Incorrect Passenger Side Knee Airbag Fasteners – 2016 Toyota Tundra

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V416
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

Knee Air bag Installed using Incorrect Bolts

The incorrect bolts may cause the air bag module to loosen over time, affecting the performance of the knee airbag, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.

 

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016 Tundra vehicles.

The affected vehicles have a passenger knee air bag module that was attached to the instrument panel mounting brackets with incorrect bolts.

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Safety Recall HLC – Tie Rod Lock Nut Torque – 2017 Lexus ES350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V415
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,761

 

Loose Lock Nut May Cause Tie Rod Separation

If the lock nut loosens, the tie rod may separate causing a loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017 Lexus ES350 vehicles.

The right-hand side tie rod lock nut may loosen over time.

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