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Recall: 2001-2007 Sequoia: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYL

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]82597,82608,82624,82630,82665,82675[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]TOYOTA
    Model: SEQUOIA
    Model Year: 2001-2007

    Description: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: CARDONE INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 13,128
    Date owner notified by MFG: 4/2/2007

    Recall Initiator: MFG
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

    Defect Summary: CERTAIN CARDONE MASTER CYLINDERS WITH DATE CODES LOWER THAN DCA7078 SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE SEAL ON MASTER CYLINDER CAN FAIL AND LEAK BRAKE FLUID.

    Consequence Summary: LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID CAN RESULT IN POOR BRAKING PERFORMANCE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

    Corrective Summary: CARDONE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE ANY DEFECTIVE MASTER CYLINDERS. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING APRIL 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CARDONE AT 1-800-777-4780.

    Recall Notes: THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET CARDONE MASTER CYLINDERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153)[/FONT]
     

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