Toyota Halts Sales of Eight Models Over Safety Hazard

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Toyota Halts Sales of Eight Models Over Safety Hazard
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Toyota is informing its North American dealers to stop selling almost every model it offers while a fire risk is being assessed. Continue Reading...

Toyota FJ Cruiser Recalled for Blinding Lights

Toyota FJ Cruiser Recalled for Blinding Lights
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Have you ever been blinded at night by an oncoming Toyota FJ Cruiser’s lights? Well, that is set to change, as Toyota is recalling about 11,489 of the off-road machines for having lights that are too bright.  Continue Reading...

Toyota Tacoma Steering Wheel Recall Expanded

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Toyota Tacoma Steering Wheel Recall Expanded
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The Toyota Tacoma was recalled earlier this month for a fault in the steering wheel spiral cable design, which the company claimed affected 2005 to 2009 models. Today, Toyota has expanded the recall to include all 2005 to 2012 model year Tacomas.  The issue is that the steering wheel spiral cable rubs against the retainer inside… Continue Reading...

Toyota Camry, Venza and Tacoma Recall Affects 681,500 Units

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Toyota Camry, Venza and Tacoma Recall Affects 681,500 Units
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Over the last few years, the words “Toyota” and “recall” have gone hand in hand. While the companies previous woes are behind them, Toyota has since been extra cautious and issues recalls for everything it finds to have a potential defect. Just today, Toyota has announced a recall notice for three of its vehicles, the… Continue Reading...

Lawsuit Demands NHTSA Disclose Records From Toyota Investigation

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Lawsuit Demands NHTSA Disclose Records From Toyota Investigation
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After almost a year since regulators closed Toyota’s unintended acceleration investigation, independent auto-safety firm Safety Research and Strategies announced Tuesday that a lawsuit has been filed in federal court requesting for the government to release internal records of said investigation. According to Safety Research and Strategies, there is reason to believe that the National Highway… Continue Reading...

2011 Toyota Recalls Affected Over 3.5 Million Vehicles

2011 Toyota Recalls Affected Over 3.5 Million Vehicles
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For the third year in a row, Toyota‘s recall campaigns affected the most vehicles compared to any other automaker in 2011. With 13 campaigns launched in 2011, Toyota recalled over 3.5 million vehicles while GM issued the greatest number of recalls with 21. General Motors’ affected vehicle total was only 455,901 despite the overwhelming number… Continue Reading...

Toyota Issues Recall For Highlander And Lexus RX400h Hybrids

Toyota Issues Recall For Highlander And Lexus RX400h Hybrids
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Toyota has officially announced a recall of certain 2006 and 2007 model year Highlander hybrid and Lexus RX 400h vehicles. The recall will affect 45,500 Highlander hybrids and 36,700 RX 400h’s. The issue stems from the Intelligent Power Module (IPM) located inside the hybrid system inverter that contains a control board with transistors. Certain transistors on the… Continue Reading...

Toyota RAV4, Highlander Recalled for Side Airbag Problems

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Toyota RAV4, Highlander Recalled for Side Airbag Problems
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Toyota is conducting a voluntary recall for RAV4 and Highlander models in America, to replace the side curtain airbag sensor assembly. On certain RAV4s built between 2007 and 2008 and Highlanders from 2008, there are two side curtain sensors that detect the side angle of a vehicle during a rollover. These sensors could fail and illuminate… Continue Reading...

Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles Globally Including 245,000 Lexus Models in the U.S.

Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles Globally Including 245,000 Lexus Models in the U.S.
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Toyota has just announced a recall of 1.7 million vehicles globally, with roughly 245,000 Lexus models in the U.S. Affected vehicles include the 2006 through 2007 Lexus GS300/350, the 2006 through early 2009 Lexus IS250, and 2006 to 2008 Lexus IS350 vehicles. The issue with the vehicles involves a fuel pressure sensor that may not… Continue Reading...

Toyota Recalls 650,000 Prius Models to Replace Coolant Pump

Toyota Recalls 650,000 Prius Models to Replace Coolant Pump
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Toyota has announced it will recall 650,000 Prius models to replace the water pump. Technically, this is not actually a recall as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) isn’t involved and it is not deemed to be a safety issue. Toyota will, however, contact owners of affected cars (dating from the 2004 to 2007… Continue Reading...
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