Recall: 2007-2010 Tundra: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]19682,19684,19696,19701[/FONT]
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[FONT=&quot]TOYOTA
Model: TUNDRA
Model Year: 2007-2010
MFG Campaign #: AOA

Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Begin Date of MFG: 11/14/2007
End Date of MFG: 1/26/2010
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 2,230,661
Date owner notified by MFG: 3/16/2010

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

Defect Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 AVALON, MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 CAMRY, MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 COROLLA, COROLLA MATRIX, RAV4, MODEL YEAR 2010 HIGHLANDER, MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 SEQUOIA, AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 TUNDRA VEHICLES. DUE TO THE MANNER IN WHICH THE FRICTION LEVER INTERACTS WITH THE SLIDING SURFACE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL INSIDE THE PEDAL SENSOR ASSEMBLY, THE SLIDING SURFACE OF THE LEVER MAY BECOME SMOOTH DURING VEHICLE OPERATION. IN THIS CONDITION, IF CONDENSATION OCCURS ON THE SURFACE, AS MAY OCCUR FROM HEATER OPERATION (WITHOUT A/C) WHEN THE PEDAL ASSEMBLY IS COLD, THE FRICTION WHEN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IS OPERATED MAY INCREASE, WHICH MAY RESULT IN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL BECOMING HARDER TO DEPRESS, SLOWER TO RETURN, OR, IN THE WORST CASE, MECHANICALLY STUCK IN A PARTIALLY DEPRESSED POSITION.

Consequence Summary: THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY BECOME HARD TO DEPRESS, SLOW TO RETURN TO IDLE, OR, IN THE WORST CASE, MECHANICALLY STUCK IN A PARTIALLY DEPRESSED POSITION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT BAR IN THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WHICH WILL ALLOW THE PEDAL TO OPERATE SMOOTHLY. GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS FOR THE PONTIAC VIBE PLEASE SEE 10V-018. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN EARLY FEBRUARY AND WILL BE COMPLETED IN LATE APRIL 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Notes: TOYOTA RECALL NO. AOA. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).[/FONT]
 

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