Recalls for 1988 Toyota Camry

There are currently 3 recalls for your car.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 92V135000

Recall Date: 09/22/1992

Problem Summary: THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) FOR THE POWER DOOR LOCK SYSTEM CAN FAIL, CAUSING THE CONTACTS TO "WELD", AND RESULTING IN DOOR LOCK SOLENOID DAMAGE, WITH FAILURE OF THE DOOR TO LOCK OR UNLOCK, EVEN UNDER MANUAL OPERATION.

Consequence: IF THE DOOR FAILS TO OPEN AFTER ECU FAILURE, VEHICLEOCCUPANTS WOULD HAVE INCREASED DIFFICULTY EXITING THE VEHICLE IN AN EMERGENCY.

What Owners Should Do: INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL SUBCIRCUIT RELAY CONTROL TO PREVENT MALFUNCTION OF ORIGINAL RELAYS IN THE ECU.

Recall Number: 89V175000

Recall Date: 10/18/1989

Problem Summary: OCCUPANT RELEASE OF THE LAP BELT IN A CERTAIN MANNER COULD CAUSE THE BELT RETRACTOR TO LOCK AT THE RETRACTED AND STOWED POSITION.

Consequence: SEAT BELTS MAY BE UNUSABLE OR OCCUPANTS MAY BEDISCOURAGED FROM USING BELTS, INCREASING THEIR POTENTIAL FOR INJURY IN ANACCIDENTAL OR SUDDEN STOP.

What Owners Should Do: REPLACE LAP BELT WITH A REDESIGNED BELT GUIDE.

Recall Number: 88V127000

Recall Date: 08/01/1988

Problem Summary: DUE TO A DESIGN DEFECT IN THE THREAD PROFILE OF THE CAR JACK, WHEN THE WAGON IS RAISED, THE JACK MAY BE UNABLE TO SUSTAIN THE VEHICLE.

Consequence: JACK COULD LOWER ITSELF WITH POTENTIAL TO CAUSE PERSONALINJURY.

What Owners Should Do: REPLACE JACK.

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What Should You Do?

Bring your car to a dealer for repair. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way.
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