2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    16V396000
    Recall Date
    06/02/2016
    Component
    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
    Summary

    Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2005-2011 4Runner, Highlander, Sequoia, and Sienna, 2005-2010 Avalon and Tundra, 2006-2008 Camry Solara, 2006-2011 Rav4 and Tacoma, 2007-2010 FJ Cruiser, 2009-2010 Venza, 2010-2012 Prius, 1988-1990 and 2005-2010 Camry, and 1989 and 2009-2010 Corolla vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters with a copper strand heating element. The electrical wiring in the seat heaters may be damaged when the seat cushion is compressed.

    Consequence

    If damaged, the copper strand heating element may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    SET will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the seat heaters, free of charge, and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory. The recall began on July 14, 2016. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET number for this recall is SET16B.

  • Recall Number
    14V743000
    Recall Date
    11/19/2014
    Component
    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
    Summary

    Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Prius and Corolla, 2009-2011 Venza, 2006-2010 Avalon, 2007-2010 FJ Cruiser, 2005-2011 Sienna and Sequoia, 2006-2011 Tacoma 4x2 and 4x4, Camry, Highlander, Tundra 4x2 and 4x4, and 2007-2011 Rav4 and 4Runner. The affected vehicles may experience compression of the seat cushion which may damage the seat heater wiring.

    Consequence

    Damage to the seat heater wiring could cause the wires to short, increasing the risk of the seat burning and causing personal injury to the occupant.

    What Owners Should Do

    SET will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the heaters with copper strand heating elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory, free of charge. The recall is expected to began in January 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226.

  • Recall Number
    14V475000
    Recall Date
    08/04/2014
    Component
    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    Summary

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2008-2014 FJ Cruiser and Tacoma vehicles equipped with accessory wheels and tires installed by Toyota or dealers prior to the vehicle's first sale. The affected vehicles may list incorrect spare tire size and/or cold tire inflation information on the tire placard. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."

    Consequence

    If the spare tire is inflated to the incorrect pressure provided on the placard, tire failure may occur while it is being driven on, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    For the involved vehicles, overlay stickers to correct the tire placard will either be mailed to owners or provided to dealers for placement over the incorrect information on the placard. The recall is expected to begin in September 2014. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

  • Recall Number
    13V163000
    Recall Date
    04/25/2013
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    Summary

    TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TOYOTA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2013 FJ CRUISER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JANUARY 25, 2006 THROUGH FEBRUARY 23, 2013 AND EQUIPPED WITH A TOYOTA AUXILIARY DRIVING LAMP KITS MOUNTED TO THE FRONT BUMPER. THESE LAMP ASSEMBLIES INCLUDE 55 WATT BULBS AND DUE TO THIS WATTAGE AND MOUNTING ANGLE, THE COMBINATION OF THE UPPER BEAM HEADLAMPS PLUS THE AUXILIARY LAMPS ARE TOO BRIGHT AND EXCEED THE MAXIMUM LIGHT OUTPUT ALLOWED FOR AN UPPER BEAM HEADLAMP. THEREFORE, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

    Consequence

    LIGHT INTENSITIES ABOVE THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE LIMIT COULD CAUSE INCREASED GLARE FOR ONCOMING TRAFFIC AND INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE 55 WATT BULBS WITH 35 WATT BULBS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE MAY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

  • Recall Number
    13V098000
    Recall Date
    03/15/2013
    Component
    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
    Summary

    TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 THROUGH 2013 FJ CRUISER PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE RETRACTORS FOR THE FRONT DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT BELTS ARE MOUNTED IN THE ACCESS DOOR (REAR DOOR) PANELS OF THE VEHICLE. DUE TO INSUFFICIENT STRENGTH OF THE ACCESS DOOR PANEL, CRACKS MAY DEVELOP IN THE PANEL IF THE ACCESS DOOR IS REPEATEDLY AND FORCEFULLY CLOSED OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

    Consequence

    IF CRACKS OCCUR IN THE PANEL AROUND THE LOWER RETRACTOR ANCHOR, THE SEAT BELT RETRACTOR COULD BECOME DETACHED, WHICH COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO AN OCCUPANT IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    TOYOTA IS CURRENTLY DEVELOPING A REMEDY. TOYOTA HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

  • Recall Number
    13V014000
    Recall Date
    01/16/2013
    Component
    SEATS
    Summary

    SOUTHEAST TOYOTA DISTRIBUTORS, LLC (SET) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODELS INTERSPERSED THROUGH MODEL YEARS 2009 THROUGH 2013 AS FOLLOWS: MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 TACOMA, 4RUNNER, CAMRY, CAMRY HYBRID, PRIUS, AND RAV4; MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 AVALON, FJ CRUISER, AND HIGHLANDER HYBRID; MODEL YEAR 2010-2013 MODEL YEAR COROLLA, SIENNA AND TUNDRA; MODEL YEAR 2009-2013 HIGHLANDER AND VENZA; MODEL YEAR 2012 PRIUS V; AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 SEQUOIA. DURING MODIFICATION BY SET TO INCLUDE ACCESSORIES SUCH AS LEATHER SEAT COVERS, SEAT HEATERS OR HEADREST DVD SYSTEMS, THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD THE PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM CALIBRATION TESTED. WITHOUT PASSING THE CALIBRATION TEST, THE OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM MAY NOT OPERATE AS DESIGNED.

    Consequence

    IF THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM IS OUT OF CALIBRATION, THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY OR THEY MAY DEPLOY INAPPROPRIATELY FOR THE PASSENGER'S SIZE AND POSITION. THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY DURING THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH NECESSITATING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT.

    What Owners Should Do

    SOUTHEAST TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SENSITIVITY OF THE OCCUPANT DETECTION SENSORS, AND RECALIBRATE THEM AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.

  • Recall Number
    13V014000
    Recall Date
    01/16/2013
    Component
    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
    Summary

    SOUTHEAST TOYOTA DISTRIBUTORS, LLC (SET) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODELS INTERSPERSED THROUGH MODEL YEARS 2009 THROUGH 2013 AS FOLLOWS: MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 TACOMA, 4RUNNER, CAMRY, CAMRY HYBRID, PRIUS, AND RAV4; MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 AVALON, FJ CRUISER, AND HIGHLANDER HYBRID; MODEL YEAR 2010-2013 MODEL YEAR COROLLA, SIENNA AND TUNDRA; MODEL YEAR 2009-2013 HIGHLANDER AND VENZA; MODEL YEAR 2012 PRIUS V; AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 SEQUOIA. DURING MODIFICATION BY SET TO INCLUDE ACCESSORIES SUCH AS LEATHER SEAT COVERS, SEAT HEATERS OR HEADREST DVD SYSTEMS, THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD THE PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM CALIBRATION TESTED. WITHOUT PASSING THE CALIBRATION TEST, THE OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM MAY NOT OPERATE AS DESIGNED.

    Consequence

    IF THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM IS OUT OF CALIBRATION, THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY OR THEY MAY DEPLOY INAPPROPRIATELY FOR THE PASSENGER'S SIZE AND POSITION. THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY DURING THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH NECESSITATING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT.

    What Owners Should Do

    SOUTHEAST TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SENSITIVITY OF THE OCCUPANT DETECTION SENSORS, AND RECALIBRATE THEM AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.

  • Recall Number
    12E046000
    Recall Date
    10/17/2012
    Component
    EQUIPMENT
    Summary

    TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN TOYOTA RACING DEVELOPMENT (TRD) BRAKE KITS, P/N PTR09-35070, AND TRD HIGH-PERFORMANCE BRAKE KITS, P/N PTR09-35100, INSTALLED BY TOYOTA VEHICLE PROCESSING CENTERS AND SOLD BY TOYOTA DEALERS AS AN OPTIONAL ACCESSORY FOR MODEL YEAR 2007 THROUGH 2012 TOYOTA FJ CRUISER VEHICLES. THE SUBJECT TRD BRAKE KIT IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR THE FRONT WHEELS OF 2007-2012 MODEL YEAR FJ CRUISER VEHICLES. DUE TO THE SHAPE OF THE OUTER BRAKE TUBE OF THE BRAKE KIT, THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE OUTER BRAKE TUBE AND A TRD 16 INCH 6-SPOKE ALLOY WHEEL IS MINIMAL. IF WHEEL BALANCE WEIGHTS ARE INSTALLED IN AN INCORRECT LOCATION, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE OUTER BRAKE TUBE COULD BE DAMAGED DUE TO INTERFERENCE WITH THE BALANCE WEIGHT, AND BRAKE FLUID COULD LEAK FROM THE DAMAGED TUBE.

    Consequence

    IF A BRAKE TUBE BECOMES DAMAGED AND LEAKS FLUID, IT MAY RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES, AND IN SOME CASES, LOSS OF VEHICLE FRONT BRAKING PERFORMANCE, WHICH COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    ALL KNOWN OWNERS OF 2007-2012 MODEL YEAR FJ CRUISER VEHICLES WILL BE NOTIFIED BY FIRST CLASS MAIL. IF THE VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH ONE OF THE TRD BRAKE KITS, THE BRAKE CALIPER OUTER BRAKE TUBE WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED ONE AT NO CHARGE. DURING THIS SERVICE, IF NECESSARY, THE DEALER WILL MAKE WHEEL BALANCE ADJUSTMENTS. THIS REMEDY WILL BE PERFORMED EVEN IF THE VEHICLE HAS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT 16 INCH OR 17 INCH WHEELS OR TRD 16 INCH BEADLOCK RING TYPE WHEELS, WHICH ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THE CONDITION, TO ASSURE SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE IN THE EVENT WHEELS ARE CHANGED AT A LATER TIME. NOTIFICATION TO OWNERS WILL BEGIN IN MID-NOVEMBER 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CENTER AT 1-800-331-4331.

  • Recall Number
    11V148000
    Recall Date
    03/04/2011
    Component
    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
    Summary

    TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 THROUGH 2011 FJ CRUISER, LAND CRUISER, TACOMA, SEQUOIA AND TUNDRA VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 138, "TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)." WHEN FACTORY-INSTALLED WHEELS AND TIRES WERE REPLACED WITH TOYOTA AUTHORIZED ACCESSORY WHEELS AND LT TIRES PRIOR TO FIRST SALE, THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEMS WERE NOT RE-CALIBRATED CORRECTLY AND THEREFORE DO NOT START ILLUMINATING THE LOW TIRE PRESSURE WARNING TELLTALE AT THE REQUIRED MINIMUM ACTIVATION PRESSURE.

    Consequence

    FAILURE TO WARN OF TIRE DEFLATIONS IS A NON-COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 138 AND COULD LEAD TO TIRE FAILURE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    FOR THE LAND CRUISER, SEQUOIA, TACOMA AND TUNDRA VEHICLES, THE DEALER WILL RE-CALIBRATE THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM ON AFFECTED VEHICLES AND INSTALL AN UPDATED TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION LABEL AT NO CHARGE. FOR THE FJ CRUISER VEHICLES, THE TPMS CANNOT BE RESET SO THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) FOR THE TPMS WILL BE REPLACED. TOYOTA IS CURRENTLY DEVELOPING THE REMEDY ECU. IF AN OWNER IS NOT CERTAIN WHETHER HIS OR HER VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH THESE ACCESSORIES, PLEASE CONTACT ANY TOYOTA DEALER FOR AN INSPECTION AT NO CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

  • Recall Number
    10E043000
    Recall Date
    09/03/2010
    Component
    EQUIPMENT
    Summary

    MARATHON IS RECALLING CERTAIN SEAT COVERS, BRAND SUPERHIDES WITH PART NUMBERS 593, 594, 578, 960, 228, 228-09, 267-08, 333, 625, AND 630, SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE SEAT COVERS ARE MADE OF HEAVIER THREAD AND ARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SEATS CONTAINING SIDE AIRBAGS. THE HEAVIER SEAT COVER COULD INTERFERE WITH FULL DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIRBAG IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

    Consequence

    AN IMPROPERLY DEPLOYED AIRBAG COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY.

    What Owners Should Do

    MARATHON WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF RECORD AND REPLACE THE SEAT COVER FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MARATHON AT 1-800-735-2769.

  • Recall Number
    10V035000
    Recall Date
    02/03/2010
    Component
    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    Summary

    GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

    Consequence

    THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CERTIFICATION LABEL, THE TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION LABEL, AND THE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION (ADDENDUM) LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. DEALERS WILL ALSO CORRECT THE OWNER'S MANUAL. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATES TOYOTA AT 713-580-3300.

  • Recall Number
    10V036000
    Recall Date
    02/03/2010
    Component
    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    Summary

    SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2009 SIENNA PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

    Consequence

    A DRIVER MAY OVERLOAD A VEHICLE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION (ADDENDUM) LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-954-420-2000.

  • Recall Number
    09V223000
    Recall Date
    06/15/2009
    Component
    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    Summary

    TOYOTA IS RECALLING 27,080 MODEL YEAR 2009 AND 2010 PASSENGER CARS BUILT FROM JUNE 2, 2008 TO MAY 4, 2009. THESE VEHICLES WERE NOT EQUIPPED WITH LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.

    Consequence

    INCORRECT LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS COULD RESULT IN THE VEHICLE BEING OVERLOADED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE THEM WITH A NEW, ACCURATE LABEL TO BE INSTALLED OVER THE INACCURATE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 31, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-888-270-9371.

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