August 18, 2003
Toyota Has Recalled the 2004 Sienna
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : TOYOTA Model : SIENNA Year : 2004
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V291000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE: STORAGE: TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 34437
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, A PART OF THE FUEL TANK MAY BECOME
DAMAGED WHEN CRASHED IN THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETYS 40 MPH
FRONTAL OFFSET CRASH TEST CONDITIONS, DUE TO THE SEVERE IMPACT FORCES
IF THE FUEL TANK BECOMES DAMAGED AND FUEL LEAKAGE OCCURS, A FIRE MAY RESULT
IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
DURING LATE AUGUST OR EARLY SEPTEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT
TOYOTA RECALL NO. SSC 30K. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY
TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT
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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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