Monday, November 26, 2012

150,000 Tacoma pickup trucks, Toyota recalls

Bernie Woodall, Reuters
Toyota Motor Corp. is about 160,000 Tacoma mid-size pickup trucks from model years 2001 to 2004 in cold weather States and Canada Recalling, as the spare wheel could fall off.

The spare wheel in this Tacoma models is stored beneath the truck bed. Were made as the truck, Toyota said the metal plate that holds the spare tire in place not with sufficient amounts of phosphate, rust, brake was coated.

Reported two accidents, involving a Toyota spokesman said Toyota, but not to an injury, Tacoma truck vehicles.

In the course of time and in rare cases can cause corrosion of plate to crack it, the detachment of the spare tire, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. said in a statement on Wednesday.

The recall covers 150,000 truck originally 20 cold weather U.S. States and 10,000 trucks in Canada sold Toyota said.

Letters go in December to the owners of the recalled vehicles, Toyota said.

Toyota dealer replaced spare tire Assembly, if necessary, without cost for Tacoma owner.

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