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Recall: No. 1 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
Recall: No. 2 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2012/118
Exact Model: Auris, RAV 4 and Yaris
Description: FIRE MAY OCCUR
VIN: Various
Build Date: 1 September 2006 to 26 December 2008
Numbers: 137448
Defect: It is possible moisture or other fluids may enter the drivers window and contaminate the main power window switch. If this occurs and the switch is damaged it could overheat and cause it to melt and/or smoke. If this situation is not identified it could result in a vehicle fire.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and check the switch. If the switch is not damaged a waterproof cover will be fitted. If the switch is damaged it will be replaced and a waterproof cover will be fitted.
Launch Date: 26 October 2012
Recall: No. 3 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2010/010
Exact Model: Aygo (MMT or VSC only), iQ,Yaris, Auris, Verso Corolla, Rav4 & Avensis
Build Date:
Numbers: 176861
Defect: It has been identified that on affected vehicles, condensation resulting from cold-weather use of the heater or other causes may form on the worn surface of a component within the throttle pedal assembly known as the friction device. If this occurs, there is a possibility that, in the worst case, the accelerator pedal may return slowly, or does not return to the engine idle position.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have a precision-cut steel reinforcing bar fitted into the accelerator pedal assembly, which will create a space in order to reduce the surface tension between the friction device, and a component referred to as the pedal arm. The subject bar also strengthens the reaction force of the spring that returns the accelerator pedal to it's non-pressed position.
Launch Date: 06 February 2010

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


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