TOYOTA COROLLA 2004: WHEELS

Make : TOYOTA Model : COROLLA Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-09-02 - 2003-09-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V366000
Date Owner's Notified: 2003-10-27 Date Received by ODI: 2003-10-06 Date Added to Database: 2003-10-15
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 30L
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 381
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY ALUMINUM ALLOY WHEELS, THE LUG NUT"S" MAY NOT SECURE THE WHEEL PROPERLY TO THE HUB ASSEMBLY DUE TO OVER-DRILLING OF ONE OR MORE OF THE FIVE LUG NUT HOLES ON THE ALLOY WHEEL. IF THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD IN THIS CONDITION, THE LUG NUT"S" COULD POTENTIALLY LOOSEN.
Consequence:
      IN THE WORST CASE, THE STUD BOLT"S" MAY FRACTURE, WHICH MAY RESULT IN THE SEPARATION OF THE WHEEL FROM THE HUB ASSEMBLY AND LEAD TO A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT ALL FOUR FACTORY ALUMINUM ALLOY WHEELS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE ANY FOUND TO BE OUT OF SPECIFICATIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 27, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.