TOYOTA TUNDRA 2016: STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Make : TOYOTA Model : TUNDRA Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-07-29 - 2016-12-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V051000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-04-21 Date Received by ODI: 2017-01-24 Date Added to Database: 2017-01-27
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: H0C
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 72847
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain 2016-2017 Tundra vehicles equipped with a resin rear step bumper and resin reinforcement brackets "vehicles with chrome step bumpers are not affected". In the event of an impact to the corner of the bumper, the resin bracket may be damaged but not be noticed.
Consequence:
      If a person steps on the corner of the bumper that is damaged, a portion of the bumper may break away, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the resin rear bumper reinforcement brackets with steel ones, and replace the rear bumper tread, free of charge. The recall began on May 21, 2017. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0C.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.