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2012 TOYOTA 4RUNNER RECALL (STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS)

Make: Toyota
Model Year: 2012
Model: 4RUNNER
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V425000
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 3,547
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 07/03/2017
Record Creation Date: 07/06/2017

2012 Toyota 4RUNNER DEFECT SUMMARY

Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2011-2016 Toyota Tacoma and 4Runner vehicles equipped with accessory hood scoops installed by SET or SET dealers. The adhesive attaching the hood scoop may weaken, allowing the hood scoop to detach from the vehicle.

2012 Toyota 4RUNNER DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

If the hood scoop detaches, it may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

2012 Toyota 4RUNNER RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

SET will notify owners, and dealers will mechanically fasten the scoop to the hood, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 28, 2017. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-954-429-2000. SET's number for this recall is SET17B.
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.

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