2002 Toyota Corolla Recall Mar 11, 2002 | On Passenger Vehicles With Vehicle Identification Numbers (vin) Starting With 1nx Only

2002 Toyota Corolla Power Train,axle Assembly Recall | Mar 11, 2002

On Passenger Vehicles With Vehicle Identification Numbers (vin) Starting With 1nx Only And Built From January 8 Through February 13, 2002, It Is Possible For The Bolts That Join The Rear Brake And Hub Assembly To The Rear Axle Carrier To Be Loose Due To Insufficient Tightening During The Assembly Process.

If The Vehicle Is Operated In This Condition, One Or More Of The Four Bolts Could Come Loose, Causing An Abnormal Noise From The Rear Axle Area. In The Event That All Four Bolts Loosen Completely, Separation Of The Rear Brake And Hub Assembly From The Rear Axle Carrier Could Occur, Which Could Lead To A Loss Of Vehicle Control.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Properly Tighten The Bolts. Owner Notification Began March 21, 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.

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 Mar 11, 2002 for 2002 Toyota Corolla, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Power Train,axle Assembly problems.