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Recall: 2007 Tacoma: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]27623[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]TOYOTA
    Model: TACOMA
    Model Year: 2007
    MFG Campaign #: 70D

    Description: POWER TRAIN, DRIVELINE

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Begin Date of MFG: 5/30/2007
    End Date of MFG: 6/4/2007
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 108
    Date owner notified by MFG: 8/1/2007

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

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE, A SECTION OF THE REAR PROPELLER SHAFT MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY CAST.

    Consequence Summary: THE FRONT SIDE OF THE REAR PROPELLER SHAFT COULD SEPARATE AT THE JOINT AND COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE ROAD SURFACE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH.

    Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR PROPELLER SHAFT WITH A NEW ONE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 1, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

    Recall Notes: TOYOTA RECALL NO. 70D. 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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