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1988 TOYOTA CAMRY

Report Date:
June 02, 2016
Campaign Number:
16V396000
Component:
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

Summary:
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2005-2011 4Runner, Highlander, Sequoia, and Sienna, 2005-2010 Avalon and Tundra, 2006-2008 Camry Solara, 2006-2011 Rav4 and Tacoma, 2007-2010 FJ Cruiser, 2009-2010 Venza, 2010-2012 Prius, 1988-1990 and 2005-2010 Camry, and 1989 and 2009-2010 Corolla vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters with a copper strand heating element. The electrical wiring in the seat heaters may be damaged when the seat cushion is compressed.

Consequence Summary:
If damaged, the copper strand heating element may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

Corrective Summary:
SET will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the seat heaters, free of charge, and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory. The recall is expected to begin on July 14, 2016. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET number for this recall is SET16B.

1988 TOYOTA CAMRY

Report Date:
September 22, 1992
Campaign Number:
92V135000
Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Summary:
THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) FOR THE POWER DOOR LOCK SYSTEM CAN FAIL, CAUSING THE CONTACTS TO "WELD", AND RESULTING IN DOOR LOCK SOLENOID DAMAGE, WITH FAILURE OF THE DOOR TO LOCK OR UNLOCK, EVEN UNDER MANUAL OPERATION.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE DOOR FAILS TO OPEN AFTER ECU FAILURE, VEHICLEOCCUPANTS WOULD HAVE INCREASED DIFFICULTY EXITING THE VEHICLE IN AN EMERGENCY.

Corrective Summary:
INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL SUBCIRCUIT RELAY CONTROL TO PREVENT MALFUNCTION OF ORIGINAL RELAYS IN THE ECU.

1988 TOYOTA CAMRY

Report Date:
October 18, 1989
Campaign Number:
89V175000
Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Summary:
OCCUPANT RELEASE OF THE LAP BELT IN A CERTAIN MANNER COULD CAUSE THE BELT RETRACTOR TO LOCK AT THE RETRACTED AND STOWED POSITION.

Consequence Summary:
SEAT BELTS MAY BE UNUSABLE OR OCCUPANTS MAY BEDISCOURAGED FROM USING BELTS, INCREASING THEIR POTENTIAL FOR INJURY IN ANACCIDENTAL OR SUDDEN STOP.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE LAP BELT WITH A REDESIGNED BELT GUIDE.

1988 TOYOTA CAMRY

Report Date:
August 01, 1988
Campaign Number:
88V127000
Component:
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS

Summary:
DUE TO A DESIGN DEFECT IN THE THREAD PROFILE OF THE CAR JACK, WHEN THE WAGON IS RAISED, THE JACK MAY BE UNABLE TO SUSTAIN THE VEHICLE.

Consequence Summary:
JACK COULD LOWER ITSELF WITH POTENTIAL TO CAUSE PERSONALINJURY.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE JACK.