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Toyota recalls power steering gear assembly service parts for Tundras and Sequoias

The power steering gear assembly may leak oil

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 151 JTEKT power steering gear assembly service parts for model year 2007-2021 Tundras and model year 2008-2022 Sequoias, part numbers 44250-0C160, 44250-0C131, 44250-0C170, and 11250-0C121.

The power steering gear assembly may have been manufactured incorrectly, which can result in an oil leak.

An oil leak may cause a sudden loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash.

Dealers will inspect and replace ...

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    Breakaway pins within the steering column may be damaged

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 161 model year 2020-2021 Toyota Avalons, model year 2020 Avalon Hybrids, RAV4s and RAV4 Hybrids.

    Breakaway pins within the steering column, designed to absorb energy and reduce injury during a crash, could have been damaged during production, possibly affecting the performance of the driver's airbag in a crash.

    An air bag that does not deploy as designed can increase the risk of injury.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering column free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin January 18, 2021.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TB17/20TA17.

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    Toyota recalls model year 2021 RAV4 Prime vehicles

    The headlights may be misadjusted

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 413 model year 2021 RAV4 Prime vehicles.

    The headlight aiming caps may have been improperly closed, allowing for horizontal adjustment of the headlight beam.

    Adjusting the horizontal headlight beam can increase glare, reducing the visibility of an oncoming driver or the vehicle operator, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will close the aiming caps on the headlights free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin January 4, 2021.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TA15.

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    Toyota expands for a second time its recall of vehicles with possible fuel pump issue

    The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is expanding an earlier recall to include another 1,517,721 of the following vehicles:

    • Model year 2018-2019 4Runners,
    • Model year 2019-2020 Avalons,
    • Model year 2019 Corolla Hatchbacks,
    • Model year 2017-2019 Highlanders,
    • Model year 2018-2020 Camrys,
    • Model year 2020 Corollas,
    • Model year 2018-2019 Land Cruisers,
    • Model year 2017-2020 Tacomas,
    • Model year 2019-2020 RAV4s,
    • Model year 2019-2020 Sequoias,
    • Model year 2017-2020 Siennas,
    • Model year 2019-2020 Tundras,
    • Model year 2018-2020 Lexus ES350s,
    • Model year 2017 Lexus GS200t's,
    • Model year 2017-2019 Lexus GS350s,
    • Model year 2019 Lexus GS300s,
    • Model year 2018-2020 Lexus LC500h's,
    • Model year 2019-2020 Lexus LS500s,
    • Model year 2018-2019 Lexus GX460s,
    • Model year 2017 Lexus IS200t's,
    • Model year 2019 Lexus IS300s, 2019 Lexus IS350,
    • Model year 2018-2020 Lexus LC500s,
    • Model year 2018 Lexus LS500s,
    • Model year2019 Lexus LS500h's,
    • Model year 2018-2019 Lexus LX570s,
    • Model year 2017 Lexus RC200t's,
    • Model year 2019 Lexus RC300s & RC350s,
    • Model year 2017 & 2019-2020 Lexus RX350s,
    • Model year 2018-2020 RX350Ls,
    • Model year 2019 Lexus UX200, and
    • Model year2018-2019 Lexus NX300s.

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    If the fuel pump fails while the vehicle is being driven, the engine can stall increasing the risk of a crash

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    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump assembly with an improved one free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin December 23, 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 442-8696. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TA02. Lexus' number for this recall is 20LA01.

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    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 3,121 model year 2020 Highlanders and Highlander hybrids.

    Incorrect seat trim covers on one or both of the front seats can prevent the seat-mounted side airbag from deploying properly.

    Improper deployment of the seat-mounted side airbag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

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    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front seats and replace the seat trim covers -- as necessary -- free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin December 13, 2020.

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    Toyota is recalling about 183,000 model year 2018-2020 Tundra pickup trucks.

    The wire harness connected to the front turn signal bulbs was assembled incorrectly, causing them not to illuminate as brightly as intended.

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    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will modify the wire harness connected to the front turn signal bulbs free of charge.

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