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The increased pedal stroke will lengthen the stopping distance of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components — Master Cylinder

Summary
Vehicle description: Sport utiity vehicles. The reservoir filler cap of the brake master cylinder may induce a vacuum, introducing some air into the brake master cylinder reservoir. This could cause abnormal brake noise and increased pedal stroke when the brakes are applied.
Actions
Dealers will bleed the air from the brake lines and replace the reservoir filler cap. Owner notification began July 30, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
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Date Announced
JUL 05, 2001
Vehicles Affected
41,169
NHTSA Campaign #
01V228000
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