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NHTSA Recall 08E029000


Vehicles:  Toyota Tundra

NHTSA Recall 08E029000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	08E029000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     TOYOTA / TUNDRA 	    	2007
Equipment Brand Name / Part No. or Model No.: 	    	Production Dates:
    BBS / 00041-34701 	    	Information not Available
    ENKEI / 00041-34600 	    	Information not Available
Manufacturer: SOUTHEAST TOYOTA DISTRIBUTORS 	Mfr's Report Date: FEB 22, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08E029000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 216
Summary:
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING ALLOY WHEEL LUG NUTS USED FOR THE 18" DIAMOND FINISH 5-SPOKE ALLOY WHEELS AND 20" PAINTED ALLOY WHEELS WITH 6-DUAL SPOKES SOLD AS AN UPGRADE PACKAGE FOR 2007 TOYOTA TUNDRA MODEL VEHICLES. THE WHEEL NUTS CAN CRACK AND BREAK IF THE WHEELS ARE NOT INSTALLED CAREFULLY OR NOT CAREFULLY TIGHTENED. THIS WHEEL NUT CONDITION COULD OCCUR AT THE TIME OF WHEEL INSTALLATION, TIRE ROTATION, OR SERVICE.
Consequence:
CRACKED OR BROKEN WHEEL NUTS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE WHEEL NUTS WITH A MORE ROBUST WHEEL NUT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 21, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA CUSTOMER LOYALTY DEPARTMENT TOLL-FREE AT 800-301-6859.
Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV. 


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