Toyota. Takata. Recall.
Those are three words that I'm tired of typing and you're sick of hearing about. Yet here we are with another recall of 543,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles that have ticking time-bombs for airbags. Some vehicles are being recalled for the second time. You probably know the script by now.…keep reading
It's not a matter of if, but when your strut will take a big hit. And when that happens in the 2015 Yaris, it won't be able to handle it according to Toyota.
An internal investigation found the upper ring of the strut mounting bearing was damaged which allowed the strut to move, causing noise and wear of the strut rod. No problem could be found at the plant with assembly procedures or machines, so Toyota took a look at the history of the design.
The investigation found a steel cap strut bearing had been changed to a resin material in January 2015. And let's just say, the resin ain't cutting it. The recalled cars were manufactured between January 13, 2015 and February 27, 2015.keep reading
Toyota is recalling 1.5 million vehicles with dangerous Takata airbag inflators, including some from its Scion and Lexus divisions.
The move comes after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced an additional 35-40 million Takata airbags would need to be recalled across multiple brands across the USA. See the full list of recalled vehicles.…keep reading