Car Recall - Toyota Parts Blog

Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States, the company’s largest-ever U.S. recall, to address the problem with the removable floor mat that could cause accelerators to get stuck.

Toyota said it was still working with officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationtoyota_tundrafront_grill_emblem_view to find a remedy to fix the problem. Owners could be notified about the recall as early as next week. Toyota spokesman Irv Miller said until the company finds a fix, owners should take out the removable floor mat on the driver’s side and not replace it, just to stay on the safe side.

The recall will affect 2007-2010 model year Toyota Camry, 2005-2010 Toyota Avalon, 2004-2009 Toyota Prius, 2005-2010 Tacoma, and the 2007-2010 Toyota Tundra.

This will cause a drop in Toyota Parts, Toyota Accessories sale. Toyota Parts departments will be hurting because of this recall, so they should be preparing now for the tough road ahead.

Written by Tom Blackman