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Recall: No. 1 of 5
Recall Ref: R1996/013
Exact Model: Fitted with towbars
Build Date: 1993
Numbers: 19
Defect: When towing at or near the maximum permissible weight, cracking of the body may occur around the towbar mounting points. This could result in detachment of the trailer.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles for the fitment of reinforcing plates to the area of the body where the towbar is mounted. Additionally, towing bracket fixation will be improved by the addition of 2 extra securing bolts to each side of the bracket.
Launch Date: 15 March 1996
Recall: No. 2 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2006/065
Exact Model: GS300 IS430 IS220 and IS250
Description: Front seat belt locking system may not release when activated
VIN: JTHBB2*6202000030 to JTHBB2*6202001806, JTHBH96S*05018448 to JTHBH96S*05030986, JTHBN96S*05007528 to JTHBN96S*05012414, JTHBK262*02000011 to JTHBK262*02006902, JYHBK262*05000019 to JTHBK252*05009055
Build Date:
Numbers: 4038
Defect: Some front seat belt retractors, when the emergency lock has been applied, will not release. If the seat belt is locked in this manner the seat belt will not adjust for the next occupant.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and replace the front seat belt assemblies.
Launch Date: 14 June 2006
Recall: No. 3 of 5
Recall Ref: R1999/043
Exact Model: Lexus GS 300 (MK 1)
VIN: JT153JSE7 00115365 TO 00134896
Build Date: July 1995 to July 1997
Numbers: 2230
Defect: The front suspension lower ball joint may separate from the steering knuckle with a consequent adverse effect on vehicle control.
Action: Affected vehicles are being recalled for replacement of the affected joint with a quality assured example.
Launch Date: 19 July 1999

Manufacturer contact details:
Toyota (GB) Ltd
Great Burgh, Burgh Heath, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5UX


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