Recall List for the 2000 Toyota RAV4

Official recalls have been issued for the 2000 Toyota RAV4 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Toyota service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Toyota customer service.

  1. 2000 Toyota RAV4 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #00V211000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 756

    Summary: Vehicle description: Sport utility electric vehicles. If the subject vehicles are repeatedly parked by placing the shift lever into the "P" position without applying the parking brake, the parking lock rod, a component of the transmission parking lock system, could break.

    Consequence: This condition can render the system inoperative, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the parking lock rod. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V211000 »

  2. 2000 Toyota RAV4 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR NHTSA Campaign #00V212000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 780

    Summary: Vehicle description: Sport utility electric vehicles. The front disc brake rotor, when equipped with steel wheels, can develop stress fractures if the lug nuts are tightened with excessive torque.

    Consequence: The disc rotor could break (where it mounts to the wheel), resulting in a loss of braking action on that wheel, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the disc brake rotors. If the vehicle is equipped with steel wheels, Toyota will replace the front disc brake rotors and steel wheels with new disc brake rotors and new aluminum wheels. In addition a caution label that reads, "use new genuine Toyota aluminum wheels." Will be affixed. Vehicles already equipped with aluminum wheels will only require caution label installation. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V212000 »

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