SAFETY RECALL J06 – Front Brake Performance Could Be Reduced – 2018-2019 Toyota Tacoma

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V888
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 44,121

 

Brake Master Cylinder Seal may be Damaged

Reduced brake performance can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Toyota Tacoma vehicles. Improper machining of the brake master cylinder may result in internal damage of one of the seals, affecting brake performance.

 

Remedy

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake master cylinder, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 21, 2019. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are J16/J06.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Vehicle has a Recall


Interim Notice J16

December 13, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V888-8363.pdf

Download (PDF, 1.96MB)


DEFECT INFORMATION REPORT

December 13, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V888-7095.pdf

Download (PDF, 29KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

December 19, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V888-9069.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V888&docType=RCL


 

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