1996 TOYOTA RAV4

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1 Recalls for 1996 TOYOTA RAV4

Recall Date Component Summary
April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1996 TOYOTA RAV4

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51 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1996 TOYOTA RAV4

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ENGINE
ODI Number: 10919964
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10563346
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10532844
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10494598
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10170999
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10153952
STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
ODI Number: 10093012
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10058014
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10055930
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10007049
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10001432
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 8014149
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 880331
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH
ODI Number: 878444
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 847842
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 839846
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 822446
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR
ODI Number: 821030
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 817215
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
ODI Number: 817412
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 803413
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 805084
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 765655
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 726178
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 720388
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 713419
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 710111
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 704095
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 704392
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 702683
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 605381
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 603008
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 602452
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 603893
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 603889
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 603819
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 603242
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 603218
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 603058
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 544976
TIRES
ODI Number: 538797
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 536448
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 517198
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 517198
SEATS
ODI Number: 519310
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 519310
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 519310
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 519310
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 518488
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 516958
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 507061
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0 Investigations for 1996 TOYOTA RAV4

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

59 Service Alerts for 1996 TOYOTA RAV4

Date Description
January 12, 2022 190000 TIRES

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Toyota. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custom

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January 12, 2022 200000 WHEELS

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Toyota. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custom

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January 12, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Toyota. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custom

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May 4, 2001 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Replacement vin plates.

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January 18, 1991 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Product general information.

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June 30, 1989 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Product general information.

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April 9, 1993 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Product general information.

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January 8, 1991 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Product general information.

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March 12, 2021 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

TT: Some Toyota vehicles installed with Toyota Complete Maintenance Care (TCMC) brake pads may exhibit a groan or squeak noise in various driving conditions.

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March 12, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

TT: Some Toyota vehicles installed with Toyota Complete Maintenance Care (TCMC) brake pads may exhibit a groan or squeak noise in various driving conditions.

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February 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: Replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) (see Figure 1) for most 1979 ? 2021 model year vehicles may be available provided the re

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December 14, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

TT: Some Toyota vehicles installed with Toyota Complete Maintenance Care (TCMC) brake pads may exhibit a groan or squeak noise in various driving conditions.

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December 14, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

TT: Some Toyota vehicles installed with Toyota Complete Maintenance Care (TCMC) brake pads may exhibit a groan or squeak noise in various driving conditions.

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December 14, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

TT: Some Toyota vehicles installed with Toyota Complete Maintenance Care (TCMC) brake pads may exhibit a groan or squeak noise in various driving conditions.

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April 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE April 07, 2020: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0032-20. Replacement Certification Labels and VIN Plates

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April 6, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, PG006-01, PG004-97, T-SB-0144-08, and T-SB-0304-17. The a

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January 6, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB No. T-SB-0101-11. Applicability has been updated to include 2016 ? 2017 model year vehicles. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0101-11 is Obsolete and any printed

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July 21, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

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July 21, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update on Technician Certification Requirements.

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July 31, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 31, 2018 Rev2: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. January 11, 2018 Rev1: ? The Supersession Notice has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. SUPERSESSION NOTICE

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August 31, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

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August 31, 2018 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

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August 31, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

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August 31, 2018 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Technical Service Bulletin: OBSOLETE NOTICE: July 31, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0304-17.

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October 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL ?ON,? shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when

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December 19, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see T-SB-0185-13.

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December 19, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance.

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September 9, 2013 050000 PARKING BRAKE

A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. This bulletin references the correct method for installing the B

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September 9, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. This bulletin references the correct method for installing the B

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January 14, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Toyota vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the

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February 5, 2014 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

A key part to maintain the proper function and safe operation of the vehicle’s braking system is to perform a visual inspection when installing brake pads, calipers, and discs. The following recommendations are intended to provide general

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February 5, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

A key part to maintain the proper function and safe operation of the vehicle’s braking system is to perform a visual inspection when installing brake pads, calipers, and discs. The following recommendations are intended to provide general

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May 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL “ON” condition for P0335 (Crankshaft Position

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May 1, 2014 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Tech Tip: Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL “ON” condition for P0335 (Crankshaft Position

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January 11, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89, PG0015-90, PG002-91, PG002-93, PG005-97, PG007-01, PG007-07, and T-SB-0144-08. Service Bulletin Nos. PG021-88, PG015-89

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January 3, 2013 140000 AIR BAGS

Toyota vehicles are equipped with SRS, including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the SRS airbags or pretensioner devi

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October 27, 2017 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

TSB: Vehicle replacement certification labels (the vinyl label installed on the driver door or door post) and VIN plates (the metal plate riveted to dashboard) may be available from Toyota, provided the request meets one of the criteria lis

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January 6, 2000 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING FINAL OWNER NOTICES FOR SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN X05 – AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE INION GEAR WASHER. *TT

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July 30, 1999 160000 STRUCTURE

INFORMATION ON THE IMPROVED COWL TOP VENTILATOR LOUVER SUB-ASSEMBY. *TT

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July 6, 1999 105500 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FRONT DIFFERENTIAL PINION GEAR WASHERS ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN A54OH AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE. *TT

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February 29, 2000 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN (SSC X05) – REPLACED TRANSAXLE RETURN PROCEDURE (4WD AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE PINION GEAR WASHER REPLACEMENT). *JB

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October 16, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

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October 16, 2014 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

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April 29, 1997 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

DOOR HANDLE OPERATION. *JD

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April 18, 1997 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

RAV4 FRONT DOOR HANDLE OPERATION. *JD

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September 30, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL “ON” shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when insta

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September 30, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL “ON” shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when insta

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May 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

REPAIR PROCEDURES ON TAILPIPE DURABILITY. *YC

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January 2, 1998 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

PROCEDURES TO IMPROVE DOOR LOCK OPERATION “FEEL”. *YC

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June 20, 1997 210000 TRAILER HITCHES

CLARIFYING THE INSTALLATION INSTURCTIONS FOR THE REAR STEP RECEIVER HITCH. *YC

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May 9, 1997 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

VARIOUS INFORMATION ON REDUCING NOISES REGARDING THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM. *YC

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August 24, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT REGARDING BRANICK SPRING ADAPTER. *ET

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August 10, 2001 151100 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

INFORMATION REGARDING SHOULDER BELT ANCHOR TAPE SET. *JB

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March 6, 1998 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT AXLE HUB NUT. *YC

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January 6, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FRONT DIFFERENTIAL PINION GEAR WASHERS. *TT

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January 2, 1998 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

PROCEDURE THAT IMPROVES DOOR LOCK OPERATION. *YC

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January 6, 1998 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

A FIELD FIX PROCEDURE THAT IMPROVES THE FEEL OF THE FRONT DOOR LOCK KNOB OPEATION. *TT

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March 19, 1999 354600 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

SUBJECT REGARDING TOYOTA DINGHY TOWING GUIDE. *TT

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July 21, 2004 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

OWNER RENOTIFICATION OF NON-COMPLETED SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGNS AND LIMITED SERVICE CAMPAIGNS. *TT

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