2002 Toyota 4runner Recall Dec 17, 2002 | On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Five Factory Alloy Wheels (model

2002 Toyota 4runner Wheels Recall | Dec 17, 2002

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With Five Factory Alloy Wheels (model 6934 And 6936), With Factory Llat, And With Port Installed Wr4, Four Alloy Wheel Upgrade Processed At The Jacksonville, Florida Port And Distributed By Southeast Toyota Distributors In The States Of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North And South Carolina, When The Vehicles Were Processed At The Port, An Alloy Tire/wheel Upgrade Was Installed. The Upgrade Included 4 Alloy Wheels. The Original Spare Tire/alloy Wheel Was Not Changed. The Spare Tire Requires The Use Of A Different Style Of Wheel Nut To Attach It To The Vehicle.

If The Spare Tire/wheel Is Installed On The Vehicle Using The Wheel Nuts Provided For The Upgrade Alloy Wheel, Damage To The Wheel Could Result And Could Eventually Lead To A Loose Wheel.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Owners Will Be Provided With Different Style Lug Nuts, A Warning Label For The Spare Re/alloy Wheel, And An Owner’s Manual Addendum.

This recall was issued on Dec 17, 2002 for 2002 Toyota 4runner, manufactured by SOUTHEAST TOYOTA DISTRIBUTORS, in response to Wheels problems.

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.