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2008 Toyota Tacoma recall

Toyota Recall : Leaf Spring May Fracture And Puncture Tank

2008 Toyota Tacoma

If the fuel tank leaks fuel from being punctured, there is an increased risk of a fire.

Suspension — Rear — Springs — Leaf Spring Assembly — Leaf

Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma Pre-Runner and 4x4 vehicles manufactured September 14, 2009, to October 11, 2010. In the affected vehicles, one of the leaf springs may fracture due to stress or corrosion. While being driven, the broken leaf could move out of position and contact surrounding components including the fuel tank, possibly puncturing the tank and causing a fuel leak.
Actions
Toyota will notify owners and dealers will install new rear leaf spring assemblies. The recall began on January 29, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
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Date Announced
SEP 29, 2014
Vehicles Affected
710,711
NHTSA Campaign #
14V604000
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