Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: FEB 11, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V042000
N/ANHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8000
Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 TOYOTA TACOMA PICKUP TRUCKS. THE PROPELLER SHAFT MAY DEVELOP CRACKS DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. OVER TIME, THE CRACKS MAY EVENTUALLY LEAD TO THE SEPARATION OF THE PROPELLER SHAFT.
Consequence: THIS MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FRONT PROPELLER SHAFT ON AFFECTED VEHICLES.
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