January 22, 2000
1995-1998 Toyota Camry and 1994-1998 Toyota ES300 Automobiles
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1995-1998 Toyota Camry
and 1994-1998 Toyota ES300 automobiles, manufactured between July 1994 - July 1998,
because the steering wheel set nut may not have been sufficiently tightened allowing the
nut to loosen.
This can cause steering vibration and looseness in
the steering wheel, ultimately, resulting in separation of the steering wheel.
Approximately 540,000 vehicles are affected by
this recall. Dealers will tighten the steering wheel set nut.
Owner notification was expected to begin during
December 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should
contact Toyota at 1-800-255-3987.
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V307]
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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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