Toyota is recalling Tundra models in the largest recall of the year


Toyota has I issued a voluntary summons Some of the 2022 and 2023 Tundra and Tundra Hybrid trucks are in their largest recall for the 2023 model year.

The manufacturer announced Thursday that 168,000 vehicles in the United States have a plastic fuel pipe that can “rubbing on the brake line and causing a fuel leak.” Toyota added that the leak could potentially cause a fire “in the presence of an ignition source”.

The company will replace the tube free of charge and prepare to make spare parts available. Meanwhile, Toyota said its dealers will “install protective materials and clamps on the fuel tube at no cost to customers.”

Toyota will notify vehicle owners affected by the defective part by early October. Owners can visit and enter their VIN or license plate information to see if their vehicle is included in the recall.

This is it Seventh summon that includes the 2022 or 2023 Tundra. Previous recalls have involved problems with the vehicle’s electronic parking brake system, Loose hub nutsand a software problem with the vehicle’s rearview camera.

In March, Toyota placed a safety recall in the United States on about 130,000 2022 and 2023 Tundras, due to a truck bed lid that could separate from the vehicle, making it a potential collision hazard.

The most recent Tundra recall was on July 7. It involved improperly welded chains used to carry a spare tire under the vehicle.

CNN has reached out to Toyota for comment.

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