Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, due to improper heat treatment, the rear axle may not have adequate strength in some areas. The rear axle shafts could fail or break after extended use of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash
Remedy: Dealers will inspect and replace the rear axle hub assemblies. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification will begin during July 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.