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Toyota issues an urgent recall of 45,000 cars over fears cars could suddenly STOP – Daily Mail


Toyota issues an urgent recall of 45,000 cars over fears vehicles could suddenly STOP – with Camrys, Corollas and Land Cruisers affected

  • Toyota has recalled seven of its car brands sold from October 2013 to April 2020
  • They include Camry, Corolla, Hilux, Landcruiser, Prado, Kluger, and FJ Cruiser
  • There are fears the fuel pump may stop operating, increasing a risk of a crash
  • Owners with affected cars will be notified by mail to schedule an appointment
  • Customers are urged to ensure details up to date- part will be replaced for free 

Toyota has issued an urgent recall of 45,000 cars, with some of Australia’s most popular models affected.

The recall notice applies to cars sold nationally between October 2013 and April 2020.  

The seven brands listed include the Camry, Corolla, Kluger, Hilux, Landcruiser, Prado and FJ Cruiser.

The recall covers several of Australia's most popular brands including the Toyota Hilux

The recall covers several of Australia’s most popular brands including the Toyota Hilux 

‘The fuel pump on affected vehicles may stop operating,’ Toyota said in a statement on Tuesday.

‘If the fuel pump stops working, warning lights and messages may display on the instrument panel, and the engine may not run smoothly.

‘This can result in the vehicle stalling and the vehicle may not be able to be restarted.’ 

VEHICLES AFFECTED IN THE SAFETY RECALL 

Toyota Land Cruiser 

(URJ202)

Model Years 2013-2019

116 affected vehicles

Toyota Kluger 

(GSU50 and GSU55)

Model Years 2013-2019

22,982 affected vehicles

Toyota FJ Cruiser 

(GSJ15)

Model Years 2013-2019

2,948 affected vehicles

If power loss occurs while driving at high speeds it could increase the risk of a crash.  

Owners of vehicles involved will be notified to their last known mailing address, and Toyota customers are urged to ensure their details are up to date by contacting the company’s recall hotline. 

Toyota will arrange appointments for the part to be replaced free of charge in all affected vehicles at the car owner’s preferred dealership.

However, the parts needed to replace the fuel pump will not be available until June and owners will be recontacted again to be notified once they are available. 

There are 1436 Toyota Camrys with a potential defect that were sold nationally between 2013 and 2019

There are 1436 Toyota Camrys with a potential defect that were sold nationally between 2013 and 2019

 

 



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