TITLE

NHTSA says Highlanders must go back for brake work

AUTHOR(S)
Stoffer, Harry
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/15/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5953, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the recall of Toyota Highlander sport-utilities by Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Incorporated. Reason for retracting the product; Procedure for correcting unsafe brake performance; Examination of car safety by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
ACCESSION #
5445204

 

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