Toyota Kluger recalled over potential fire hazzard
Toyota Australia has announced a recall on both 2WD and 4WD Kluger models built between May and June 2014 for a potential fuel delivery pipe defect.
ACCORDING TO INFORMATION provided by Toyota to Product Safety Recalls Australia, “The end cap on the right-hand fuel delivery pipe in the engine may have been insufficiently welded, in this condition, fuel could leak from the fuel delivery pipe [and become a potential fire hazzard]”.
Toyota has said it will contact owners by mail “as soon as parts become available” and ask them “to present their vehicle to a Toyota Dealer”.
In the meantime, “If an owner detects a smell of fuel either inside or outside of the vehicle Toyota recommends to immediately stop driving the vehicle and contact their nearest Toyota Dealer for diagnosis and repair,” Toyota said in a statement.
Affected 2WD Kluger models have a VIS number of between: 0S024922 – 0S028314 and 0S025566 – 0S028177; 4WD Kluger models: 0S044228 – 0S052945 and 0S044957 – 0S051104. A Vehicle Indientifier Section number allows the car manufacturer to pin-point an exact individual vehicle and details the engine and transmission choice.