August 1, 2000
2000 Toyota Avalon, Camry and Solara Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 2000
Toyota Avalon, Camry and Solara automobiles, because due to improper heat treatment, the
rear axle may not have adequate strength in some areas.
The rear axle shafts could fail or break
after extended use of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
541 vehicles, manufactured between March and April
2000, are affected by this recall.
Dealers will inspect and replace the rear axle hub
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification will begin during July 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within
a reasonable time should contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V154]
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers August 1,
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
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