Rear Differential Oil Leak - Tacoma Recall | Near Atlanta, GA

IMPORTANT: If you own a 2016-2017 Toyota Tacoma, you may be affected! Please call or fill out the form below. Please contact the dealership for parts availability.

Toyota Tacoma Oil Leak Safety Recall

What is the recall?
Toyota Motor North America, Inc. announced they are recalling certain Model Year 2016 and 2017 Toyota Tacoma vehicles in the U.S. This recall affects approximately 228,000 vehicles. The recalled vehicles have rear differentials that may leak oil.

What's the risk if I don't bring it in?
If the rear differential is leaking oil and continuously operated in that condition, the rear differential could become damaged. This could result in noise and reduced propulsion. Additionally, the rear differential could seize, resulting in a loss of control and increasing the risk of an accident.

Will I get a formal notice?
Yes. Toyota will notify owners of involved vehicles by first class mail starting in the middle of June 2017. Owners can also check their vehicle's recall status by visiting //www.toyota.com/recall and entering their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). You may also check recalls by VIN at safercar.gov/vin.

What is the solution for this recall?
Toyota dealers will check the rear differential for oil leakage. If there are no oil leaks found, all fasteners will be re-tightened. If leakage is found, the rear differential carrier gasket will be replaced with a new one, and new fasteners will be installed. If rear differential components are damaged, the rear differential carrier assembly will be replaced with a new one.

How much will this cost?
Remedies for this recall will be at no cost to customers. Please contact the dealership for parts availability.

Where can I get this fixed?
Nalley Toyota of Roswell is an authorized Toyota dealership near Atlanta that can perform this recall campaign and fix any other issues you may have.

When was this discovered?
Toyota officially released the recall notice in April 2017.

Where can I get more information?
Toyota customers can get up-to-date Safety Recall information by entering their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) at //www.toyota.com/recall. Recall information by VIN is also available at safercar.gov/vin. For any additional questions, customer support is also available by calling Toyota Customer Service at 1-800-331-4331.

Vehicle Identification Number

You can check your vehicle recall information here by using your VIN number. VIN stands for "vehicle identification number." It consists of 17 alphanumeric characters. Your VIN is like a fingerprint for your vehicle. Any car newer than 1980 has this identification. This number also contains engine size, body style, model year, transmission type, color, and more. You can locate the VIN on the inside of the driver's seat door or on the top of the dashboard (usually on the driver's side as well.) If you are having trouble locating your VIN, Nalley Toyota of Roswell can help you with this. Finding this number is not only vital to identifying recalls. but without a VIN, your car was either repaired, damaged, or could even possibly be a stolen vehicle.

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