Originally appeared on NHTSA
Deactivation of the vehicle stability control system can increase the risk of a crash in certain conditions.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V122000
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected 64,901
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia vehicles. Electrical interference within the power supply circuit may cause the vehicle’s electronic stability control system to be deactivated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, “Electronic Stability Control Systems.”
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle’s software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371 . Toyota’s number for this recall is J0H.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153 ), or go to www.safercar.gov.