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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Must Read News for Toyota Owners

In September Toyota announced it will be recalling 3.8 million vehicles. The floor mats of multiple Toyota and Lexus models may slip causing the accelerator to stick. Toyota has recommended owners remove floor mats on the driver side to prevent this problem.

Now Toyota faces yet another embarrassing recall…

The NHTSA is investigating frame corrosion on 2000 and 2010 Tundra trucks. Toyota faced similar problems with their Tacoma model last year, recalling about 750,000 trucks. The company has offered no explanation why they did not recall Tundra models at that time.

Toyota has long been heralded as a safe and reliable car brand. Has expansion overtaxed designers and engineers leading to these problems? Or is this just example of Toyota taking action to fix design flaws, as every car manufacture should? I like to think the latter.

Have these recent recalls changed your opinion of Toyota?