2005 Toyota Sequoia Recall May 17, 2005 | On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles, Due To A Manufacturing Issue In

2005 Toyota Sequoia Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Ball Joint Recall | May 17, 2005

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles, Due To A Manufacturing Issue In The Front Suspension Lower Ball Joint, There Is A Possibility That The Surface Of The Ball Of The Joint May Have Been Scratched. The Ball Joint May Eventually Experience Excessive Wear And Looseness, Resulting In Increased Steering Effort.

The Lower Ball Joint May Separate From The Knuckle Causing Loss Of Steering Control And A Crash Could Occur.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Front Suspension Lower Ball Joints Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On July 5, 2005. Owners May Contact Toyota At 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota Recall No. 50j.customers May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To Http://www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on May 17, 2005 for 2005 Toyota Sequoia, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Ball Joint problems.