Illustrative photo | source Toyota
Published on 9 June 2020
The front lower arms may have cracks on some portions of their surface, which may cause them to break and separate from the front wheel assembly.
This may result in loss of control over the vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident.
The Toyota RAV4 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 25 September and 26 October 2019.
Model codes: AXAA52, AXAA54, AXAH52, AXAH54, MXAA52, MXAA54.
Toyota recall code: 20SMD-006
Source: Rapex Alert 23/2020 A12/00825/20
Is my car affected?
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate 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.
How to contact your dealer
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle
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
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.