TOYOTA COROLLA 2000: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Make : TOYOTA Model : COROLLA Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-10-26 - 2000-08-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V252000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-10-04 Date Received by ODI: 2000-09-21 Date Added to Database: 2000-09-21
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: PY06
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 33821
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH SPEED CONTROL DEVICES AT GULF STATES TOYOTA'S VEHICLE PROCESSING CENTER OR INSTALLED BY CERTAIN TOYOTA DEALERS IN GULF STATES' REGION "ARKANSAS, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, OKLAHOMA, AND TEXAS". THE E-CLIP WHICH HOLDS THE SPEED CONTROL ASSEMBLY TO THE ACCELERATOR LINKAGE COULD BREAK. IF THE E-CLIP FAILS, THE SPEED CONTROL ATTACHMENT COULD COME OFF, CAUSING THE SPEED CONTROL TO STOP WORKING.
Consequence:
      THE LOOSE ATTACHMENT COULD CAUSE THE ACCELERATOR TO STICK, PREVENTING NORMAL STOPPING AND HANDLING OF THE VEHICLE.
Remedy:
      GULF STATES DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE E-CLIP WITH A COTTER PIN.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 4, 2000. 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 GULF STATES AT 1-800-444-1074.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.