Toyota is recalling more than 150,000 late model Tundra and Tundra Hybrid trucks in the U.S. out of concern for possible fuel leaks, which could potentially cause a fire.
The automaker is recalling about 168,000 of its 2022 and 2023 model year Toyota Tundra and Tundra Hybrid pickups. The trucks are equipped with a plastic fuel tube, which could move and rub against a brake line and develop a fuel leak, Toyota said in a recall notice Thursday.
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could increase the risk of fire, Toyota said.
Owners of the vehicles will be notified about the issue by early October, the company said.
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Temporary fix available as Toyota works on parts
Toyota is currently preparing replacement parts to remedy the issue. As a temporary measure until the final fix is available, from October dealers will install protective materials and a clamp on the fuel tube at no cost to customers, Toyota said. Eventually, Toyota dealers will replace the fuel tube with an improved part and additional clamps at no cost to customers.
Information about automotive recalls, including but not limited to the list of involved vehicles, is current as of today’s filing date and is subject to change thereafter. To see if your vehicle is involved in a safety recall visit Toyota.com/recall or nhtsa.gov/recalls and enter your vehicle identification number (VIN) or license plate information.
Consumers with additional questions can contact the Toyota Brand Engagement Center at 800-331-4331.
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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Toyota recall check: '22-'23 Tundra, Hybrids recalled for fuel leak