NHTSA August 2016 Vehicle Recalls: 73 MTD [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Monday, August 29, 2016, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), part of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 73 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the 73 recalls the NHTSA has announced this August comes news of the following:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) has recalled certain model year 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4 vehicles manufactured October 31, 2005, to September 7, 2010, and 2010 Lexus HS250h vehicles manufactured July 6, 2009, to August 26, 2010. The affected vehicles have rear suspension arms (rear tie rods) with adjusting lock nuts that may have been improperly tightened after servicing. As a result of being loose, the arm may have thread damage and may rust, possibly leading to the failure of the arm and an abrupt change in the vehicle’s alignment.

According to the NHTSA, failure of the rear tie rod could cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Want to read more about this recall? Please click on the links above to visit the originating site and see individual vehicle, tire or accessory recalls.

Want to read more about other recalls? Please click on the links below.

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 7505-2016
Back to the main Recalls Direct page: http://www.RecallsDirect.com
About the Recalls Direct service: http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site: http://www.LivingSafely.org
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