December 4, 2001
REESE TOYOTA TACOMA TRAILER HITCH RECALLED
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
the REESE TRAILER HITCH for CERTAIN 2002 TOYOTA TACOMA V-6 VEHICLES.
Manufacturer: SOUTHEAST TOYOTA DISTRIBUTORS
TRAILER HITCHES INSTALLED ON CERTAIN 2002 TOYOTA TACOMA V-6 VEHICLES. THE
TOW CAPACITY ON THE LABEL ATTACHED TO THE VEHICLE TOW HITCH IS INCORRECT.
EXCEEDING THE MAXIMUM WEIGHT RATINGS OF THE VEHICLE OR THE TRAILER HITCH CAN
CAUSE A VEHICLE CRASH, POSSIBLE RESULTING IN SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY.
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED LABEL TO THE TOW HITCH FREE OF CHARGE.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01E060000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
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affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
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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!
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