TOYOTA TACOMA 2016: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

Make : TOYOTA Model : TACOMA Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-08-18 - 2017-03-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V285000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-06-19 Date Received by ODI: 2017-04-27 Date Added to Database: 2017-05-01
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: H0G
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 227732
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain 2016-2017 Tacoma vehicles. Oil may leak from the area where the rear differential carrier is assembled to rear axle housing.
Consequence:
      If the vehicle is operated with an insufficient amount of oil in the rear differential, the differential may seize and cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear differential for oil leakage. Based on the inspection, dealers will either tightening the fastening nuts or replace the fastening nuts and gasket. If the rear differential components are damaged, the rear differential carrier assembly will be replaced. The repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall June 19, 2017. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0G.
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.