Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—December 12, 2013.
SUMMARY: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Tacoma vehicles manufactured July 1, 2013, through October 11, 2013. The engines of the affected vehicles contain valve springs that may break over time.
CONSEQUENCE: If the valve springs break, the engine could fail and stall while the vehicle is being driven, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the valve springs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2013. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
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.