2002 Toyota 4runner Recall Jan 18, 2002 | On Certain 2-wheel-drive (2wd) And 4-wheel-drive (4wd) 4runner Sport Utility Vehicles,

2002 Toyota 4runner Suspension Recall | Jan 18, 2002

On Certain 2-wheel-drive (2wd) And 4-wheel-drive (4wd) 4runner Sport Utility Vehicles, A Combination Of Heavy Loading (simultaneous Loading To Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating And Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) And Severe Steering Maneuvers Could Cause The 2wd 4runner To Lose Directional Stability.

This May Result In A Loss Of Control And Could Increase The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace Rear Suspension Parts. Although The 4wd 4runners Do Not Exhibit The Handling Condition, Toyota Will Recall These Vehicles To Avoid Any Public Confusion As To Which Vehicles Should Receive The Replacement Parts. Owner Notification Began February 28, 2002. 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.

Toyota Recall No. Ssc 20a.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 Jan 18, 2002 for 2002 Toyota 4runner, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Suspension problems.

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