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Toyota FJ Cruiser, SUV
Jun 26, 2006 (9:19 pm)
Toyota will initiate a Special Service Campaign (Safety Recall) on certain early 2007 Model Year FJ Cruiser vehicles.
On June 26, 2006, Toyota filed a Defect Information Report (DIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding certain early 2007 Model Year FJ Cruiser vehicles. During the tire-to-wheel assembly process for the 2007 FJ Cruiser equipped with either Bridgestone Dueler H/T P265/70R17 113S or Dunlop Grandtrek AT20 P265/70R17 113S tires, there is a possibility that the inner bead of the tire may have been damaged. If the bead is damaged, a bulge may develop on the sidewall of the tire and/or air may leak from the area of the damaged bead.
Toyota will contact the customers. Toyota will begin mailing around July 5th.
Not all VIN's are included. If you wish you may certainly contact your local Toyota Service Center and they can verify eligibility over the phone.
VDS: BU11F Range: 0001029 – 0011264
VDS: ZU11F Range: 0001017 – 0002528
As this is not a tire manufacturer recall, but a Toyota recall, customers will be instructed to bring their vehicle into an authorized Toyota dealer.
There are approximately 9,000 FJ Cruiser (early 2007 Model Year) vehicles involved in the U.S
All customer inquires should be directed to the Toyota Customer Experience Center
#1701 of 1889 Re: Car Detailing Product [tacomaowner]
Jun 27, 2006 (4:58 pm)
Aumorall works great for that i detail cars thats what i use on the Dash and plastics inside and out, plastics that look old look new after spraying some of it one, hope this helps.
#1702 of 1889 cleaning rubber on your FJ
Jun 28, 2006 (8:00 am)
Regarding rubber, I once called Michelin about this, and they strongly advised me to never put anything on their tires to makes them shiny, etc. The reason given was the same as a previous poster stated in that these products leach out the oils and ultimately destroy/weaken the rubber.
#1703 of 1889 Locking Lug Nuts for FJ
Jun 28, 2006 (9:58 am)
I just stopped at Cobb County Toyata here in Georgia to get a set of locking lug nuts. They ONLY come in sets of 4!!!
We need 5, 1 for the spare tire...What's wrong with these guys?? Must be the marketing guys have never looked at an FJ???
#1704 of 1889 Re: Locking Lug Nuts for FJ [gypsyjon]
Jun 28, 2006 (6:34 pm)
I believe Toyota's thinking is that you only need 1 locking nut per wheel to prevent theft. My landcruiser came with only 1 lock nut per wheel. After, the socket becomes warn, you'll wish you hadn't put these locking nuts on. They'll strip and the only way you can get them off is to bring them into a tire dealer where they will charge you anywhere from $5 to $20 per nut to remove them. If you're not in a high theft area, I'd save your money and not put them on.
#1705 of 1889 Re: I've Been Thinking..... [johnnj]
Jun 28, 2006 (11:04 pm)
GM does not stand behind their vehicles.
-------> Welcome to the club...
#1706 of 1889 Re: Locking Lug Nuts for FJ [mranderson]
Jun 28, 2006 (11:10 pm)
Folks, can anyone think of anyone they know, who had tires stolen off their vehicle?
Besides, your insurance should cover that
#1707 of 1889 Re: Locking Lug Nuts for FJ [mranderson]
Jun 29, 2006 (12:25 pm)
I bet you are right in thinking you only need 1 per wheel..but my FJ has 5 wheels that need locking including the spare hanging on the back all free and easy to swipe..
#1708 of 1889 Re: Locking Lug Nuts for FJ [gypsyjon]
Jun 29, 2006 (2:14 pm)
You're right about needing to lock your spare cos otherwise anyone with a lug wrench could steal it in 2 minutes but what is the point in putting locks on the other wheels. Ask anyone that works in a body shop or tire shop and they will tell you how they bust lug locks off in 30 seconds or less. A thief will take the whole vehicle to a nice quiet chop shop and dismantle it at leisure. Like another poster said I've never heard of just the wheels getting stolen.