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Should the drive shaft break during vehicle operation, the vehicle will lose power without prior warning. Loss of motive power without warning may increase the risk of a crash.

Power Train — Driveline — Driveshaft

Toyota is recalling certain model year 2011 Venza and sienna passenger cars manufactured from March 7, through March 10, 2011. There is a possibility that the front, right, drive shaft may break due to insufficient heat treatment.
Toyota will notify owners and dealers will inspect the drive shaft, and, if the drive shaft is identified as one that may not have been correctly manufactured, it will be replaced with a new one at no charge. The safety recall began on June 22, 2011. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
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Date Announced
JUN 01, 2011
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