According to the Japanese car manufacturer, reason for this recall is the V6 engine crankshaft timing rotor in the involved vehicles may have been made with excessive anti-corrosion coating. Consequently, the Tacoma's crank position sensor may go wrong.
The V6 engine crankshaft timing rotor in the involved vehicles may have been made with excessive anti-corrosion coating
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In the best-case scenario, this fault only kicks on a warning light illuminating on the dashboard and drivers can easily detect it. Nevertheless, more seriously, it can make the engine starts running roughly, misfiring or stalling. Even, if this problem occurs while the vehicle is on the road, it can significantly increase the risk of a collision.
Owners of affected vehicles will receive recall notices via e-mail in mid-July. After that, Tacoma’s owners can have their car fixed at local Toyota dealerships. Specifically, the existing crank position sensor will be removed and replaced with newly designed one. Customers will not have to pay any costs.
Tacoma’s owners can have their car fixed at local Toyota dealerships
For further information about the Tacoma recall, customers can directly call Toyota Customer Service. Also, you can visit Toyota’s official website Toyota.com/recall or safercar.gov/vin then entering your car identification number.
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