2004 Toyota Highlander Recall Apr 15, 2004 | Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Have A Child Protection Lock (cpl) System On

2004 Toyota Highlander Latches/locks/linkages,doors,latch Recall | Apr 15, 2004

Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Have A Child Protection Lock (cpl) System On Both Of The Rear Side Doors. When An Operator Of The Vehicle Closes The Door Very Hard With The Cpl Lever Set To The Lock Position, There Is A Possibility That The Lever May Contact The Body Panel, Causing The Cpl Lever To Move Into The Unlock Position.

This Condition Could Allow The Door To Be Opened With The Inside While The Operator Believes That The Cpl Was Activated. If The Door Were Opened From The Inside While The Vehicle Was In Motion, An Occupant Could Fall Out And Be Injured.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Shorten The Cpl Lever. Owner Notification Began May 7, 2004. Owners Should Contact Toyota At 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota Recall No. Ssc 40b.customers Can 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 Apr 15, 2004 for 2004 Toyota Highlander, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Latches/locks/linkages,doors,latch problems.

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