2000 Toyota Rav4 Recall Aug 09, 2000 | Vehicle Description: Sport Utility Electric Vehicles. The Front Disc

2000 Toyota Rav4 Service Brakes, Air,disc,rotor Recall | Aug 09, 2000

Vehicle Description: Sport Utility Electric Vehicles. The Front Disc Brake Rotor, When Equipped With Steel Wheels, Can Develop Stress Fractures If The Lug Nuts Are Tightened With Excessive Torque.

The Disc Rotor Could Break (where It Mounts To The Wheel), Resulting In A Loss Of Braking Action On That Wheel, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Disc Brake Rotors. If The Vehicle Is Equipped With Steel Wheels, Toyota Will Replace The Front Disc Brake Rotors And Steel Wheels With New Disc Brake Rotors And New Aluminum Wheels. In Addition A Caution Label That Reads, “use New Genuine Toyota Aluminum Wheels.” Will Be Affixed. Vehicles Already Equipped With Aluminum Wheels Will Only Require Caution Label Installation.

All These Vehicles Are Leased And Operated In Fleets.owner Notification Began September 25, 2000. 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 Aug 09, 2000 for 2000 Toyota Rav4, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Service Brakes, Air,disc,rotor problems.