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Recall: No. 1 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2008/189
Exact Model: Auris
Build Date: 02 Jan 2008 to 02 Jan 2008
Numbers: 8
Defect: It has been identified that, the rear brake caliper retaining bolts may become loose, due to their being tightened to an insufficient torque.This would in the first instance; result in an unusual noise, and in the worst case, detachment of the caliper, which may result in the breakage of the brake disc.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the near and offside brake caliper retaining bolts replaced.
Launch Date: 28 January 2009
Recall: No. 2 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2014/160
Exact Model: Auris Yaris Urban Cruiser IQ and Corolla
Description: RISK OF FIRE
VIN: Various
Build Date: April 2008 to November 2014
Numbers: 21597
Defect: Oil may accumulate in the turbo charger and in certain circumstances flow into the combustion chamber. This may cause engine damage. In extreme cases oil can be ejected from the engine and if it comes in contact with an ignition source may result in a fire.
Action: Depending vehicle diagnosis modify intercooler layout to improve air flow; upgrade ECU software; upgrade turbo charger and/or vacuum pump
Launch Date: 07 January 2015
Recall: No. 3 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2012/085
Exact Model: Auris, Avensis and RAV4
VIN: Various
Build Date: various between 31 August 2005 and 31 March 2011
Numbers: 65580
Defect: If the rear suspension arm is adjusted as part of a wheel alignment or other repairs whilst in service, it is possible that backlash can occur. This can allow corrosion to develop and cause the threads to deteriorate. Ultimately this could result in failure of the arm with a resultant loss of control of the vehicle.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles to check the torque on the arm. Where necessary the arm will be replaced.
Launch Date: 12 September 2012

Manufacturer contact details:
Toyota (GB) PLC
Great Burgh, Burgh Heath, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5UX
0344 701 6202


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