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Sunday, 29 May 2016

USA RECALL - Toyota recalls the 2015 Yaris hatchback for possible damage to the front upper shock assembly bearing.



Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is recalling approximately 3,100 Model Year 2015 Yaris Hatch Back vehicles.


In the involved vehicles there is a possibility that a front upper shock assembly bearing could be damaged.  If this occurs, the driver may experience an abnormal noises while driving on rough road surfaces or when turning the steering wheel.

  

If the vehicle continues to be operated in this condition, a front shock absorber piston rod could separate, causing a loss of vehicle stability and increasing the risk of a crash.

All known owners of the affected Toyota vehicles will be notified by first class mail.  Toyota dealers will replace the strut mounting bearings with improved ones.  If a strut mounting bearing is found to be damaged, the dealer will replace the strut and front suspension support sub-assembly with a new one.

Information about automotive recalls, including but not limited to the list of involved vehicles, is subject to change over time.  

For the most up-to-date Safety Recall information on Toyota, Lexus or Scion vehicles, customers should check their vehicle’s status by visiting toyota.com/recall and entering the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).  

Safety Recall inquiry by individual VIN is also available at the NHTSA site: safercar.gov/vin.
  
For any additional questions, customer support is also available by calling Toyota Customer Service at 1-800-331-4331 and Lexus Customer Experience at 1-800-255-3987.