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Saturday, April 26, 2008

SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLS TOYOTA TUNDRA ENKEI AND BBS WHEEL LUG NUTS

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
BBS / 00041-34701 9999
ENKEI / 00041-34600 9999
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA / TUNDRA 2007
Manufacturer : SOUTHEAST TOYOTA DISTRIBUTORS Mfr's Report Date : FEB 22, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08E029000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected :
Summary:
 SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING ALLOY WHEEL LUG NUTS USED FOR THE 18" ENKEI AND 20" BBS WHEELS SOLD AS AN UPGRADE PACKAGE FOR 2007 TOYOTA TUNDRA MODEL VEHICLES. THE WHEEL NUTS MAY CRACK AND BREAK IF THE WHEELS ARE NOT INSTALLED CAREFULLY OR IF THE WHEEL NUTS ARE NOT CAREFULLY TORQUED.
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 IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 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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