Toyota Recalls 8,000 Toyota Tacomas

Another Toyota, another problem, another season, another reason, for recalling 8,000 4x4 Tacomas. [PickupTrucks.com]

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DISCUSSION

DoctorNine

Just to keep up with the Joneses.

Here is a recall for all 2009 Ford Rangers:

Ranger SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE Recall – ID# 28414

Recall Date

FEB 03, 2009

Model Affected

2009 FORD RANGER

Description

FORD IS RECALLING 11,134 MY 2009 4X2 RANGER VEHICLES. SOME FRONT WHEEL SPINDLES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED CREATING THE RISK THAT A SPINDLE MAY FRACTURE DURING THE NORMAL USEFUL LIFE OF THE TRUCK.

Consequence

IF A SPINDLE FRACTURES, THE WHEEL MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SPINDLE IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 27, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

Potential Units Affected

11134

Notes

FORD MOTOR COMPANY 09S07

In case anyone doesn't realize.

Spindle fractures are bad.