2001 Toyota Highlander Recall July 05, 2001 | Vehicle Description: Sport Utiity Vehicles. The Reservoir Filler

2001 Toyota Highlander Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,master Cylinder Recall | July 05, 2001

Vehicle Description: Sport Utiity Vehicles. The Reservoir Filler Cap Of The Brake Master Cylinder May Induce A Vacuum, Introducing Some Air Into The Brake Master Cylinder Reservoir. This Could Cause Abnormal Brake Noise And Increased Pedal Stroke When The Brakes Are Applied.

The Increased Pedal Stroke Will Lengthen The Stopping Distance Of The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Bleed The Air From The Brake Lines And Replace The Reservoir Filler Cap. Owner Notification Began July 30, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Toyota At 1-800-331-4331.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on July 05, 2001 for 2001 Toyota Highlander, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,master Cylinder problems.

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