22E002 – Inadequate Hardness of Ball Joint Housing – MOOG K80521, K80522, NAPA NCP2601633, NCP2601634, ACDelco 45D2344, & 45D2345

January 14, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22E002000

Inadequate Hardness of Ball Joint Housing

A ball joint failure may cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22E002

Manufacturer Tenneco Automotive

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,478

 

Summary

Tenneco Automotive (DRiV) is recalling certain aftermarket ball joints for 2004-2007 Toyota Sequoia and 2004-2006 Toyota Tundra vehicles, MOOG part number K80521, K80522, NAPA part number NCP2601633, NCP2601634, ACDelco part number 45D2344, and 45D2345. The ball joint housing may have inadequate hardness, causing premature failure.

 

Remedy

DRiV will work with distributors to return unsold parts. Dealers will inspect and replace the ball joint as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed on March 17, 2022. Owners may contact DRiV customer service at 1-877-489-6659 or at RECALL.SUPPORT@DRIV.COM.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


Tenneco Automotive
Tenneco Automotive

 


10 Affected Products

Equipments

BRAND PART NO. PRODUCTION DATES
ACDELCO TOYOTA LOWER BALL JOINT
MOOG TOYOTA LOWER BALL JOINT
NAPA TOYOTA LOWER BALL JOINT

 


Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
TOYOTA SEQUOIA 2004-2007
TOYOTA TUNDRA 2004-2006

 


10 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22E002-6029.pdf 712.468KB

RCAK-22E002-6029

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22E002-3200.PDF 219.646KB

RCLRPT-22E002-3200

 


Recall 573 Report – 2/11/2022

RCLRPT-22E002-8504.PDF 219.734KB

RCLRPT-22E002-8504

 


Recall 573 Report – 3/9/2022

RCLRPT-22E002-8048.PDF 219.757KB

RCLRPT-22E002-8048

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-22E002-1780.pdf 173.327KB

RCMN-22E002-1780

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-22E002-6366.pdf 164.188KB

RCMN-22E002-6366

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-22E002-7432.pdf 167.473KB

RCMN-22E002-7432

 


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-22E002-1660.pdf 135.428KB

RCONL-22E002-1660

 


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-22E002-1411.pdf 141.245KB

RCONL-22E002-1411

 


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2022-1

RCLQRT-22E002-2206.PDF 211.129KB

RCLQRT-22E002-2206

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22E002&docType=RCL

 


 

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