2003 Toyota Corolla Recall Oct 06, 2003 | On Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Factory Aluminum Alloy Wheels, The

2003 Toyota Corolla Wheels Recall | Oct 06, 2003

On Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Factory Aluminum Alloy Wheels, The Lug Nut(s) May Not Secure The Wheel Properly To The Hub Assembly Due To Over-drilling Of One Or More Of The Five Lug Nut Holes On The Alloy Wheel. If The Vehicle Is Driven For An Extended Period In This Condition, The Lug Nut(s) Could Potentially Loosen.

In The Worst Case, The Stud Bolt(s) May Fracture, Which May Result In The Separation Of The Wheel From The Hub Assembly And Lead To A Loss Of Vehicle Control.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect All Four Factory Aluminum Alloy Wheels And, If Necessary, Replace Any Found To Be Out Of Specifications. Owner Notification Began October 27, 2003. Owners Should Contact Toyota At 1-800-331-4331.

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 Oct 06, 2003 for 2003 Toyota Corolla, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Wheels problems.