Toyota ProAce (2016 - 2018)

Production: MY 2016 - 2018 | Problems / tags:   

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Problem Description

1. The tightening torque of the threaded connection between the ball joint and knuckle may decrease. The ball joint might detach from the knuckle.

2. The bolts holding the front and rear suspension arm to the chassis could be deformed and break and the steering rack fixation might be damaged. The front suspension arm and the rear arm could detach from the chassis during driving. Moreover, the steering rack might detach during driving.

3. The A/C compressor pulley could break. If this occurs, the pulley will separate into 2 components that will rotate against each other, generating heat. The heat generated at the AC compressor pulley may damage surrounding parts.

Model Years 2016 to 2018 Toyota ProAce are affected with this recall.

Company recall code: 18SMD130

Source: Rapex Alert 2/2019 A12/0017/19




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What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a 17 characters code that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

You should make contact with a Toyota dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering your car registration number; it will also reveal your car’s current MOT status.

This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications.


Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - Toyota
Published by RAPEX 11. 1. 2019
Keywords   
Risk Accident
Make
Model
Type Trucks
Production period MY 2016 - 2018
Type/number of model EC-type approval number: e2*2007/46*0538 and e2*2007/46*0537
Country of origin France
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in see alert detail link
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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