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June 26, 2000

1999-2000 Toyota Tundra Automobiles Recalled

Detroit, MI  (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 1999-2000 Toyota Tundra automobiles because on certain pickup trucks distributed by Gulf States Toyota and equipped with a Tekonsha trailer hitch wiring harness and converter, an electrical short circuit can occur if water enters the converter housing.

According to the NHTSA, this short circuit could cause a failure of the converter, and if a trailer is being towed at the time, can also cause inoperative trailer lights.

7,000 of these vehicles, manufactured between April 1999 through March 2000 are affected by this recall.

Dealers will replace the wire harness and converter.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during May 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Gulf States Toyota at 1-800-444-1074.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V103]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers June 26, 2000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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