Toyota Motor Sales, USA is recalling approximately 3,100 model year 2015 Yaris hatch back vehicles.
There is a possibility that a front upper shock assembly bearing could be damaged. If this occurs, the driver may experience an abnormal noises while driving on rough road surfaces or when turning the steering wheel.
If the vehicle continues to be operated in this condition, a front shock absorber piston rod could separate, causing a loss of vehicle stability and increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Owners of the affected vehicles will be notified by first class mail and Toyota dealers will replace the strut mounting bearings with improved ones. If a strut mounting bearing is found to be damaged, the dealer will replace the strut and front suspension support sub-assembly with a new one.
Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331 and Lexus customer experience at 1-800-255-3987.